Portovenere

SEITERRE! In my very humble opinion Portovenere (or Porto Venere), should be the “6th Terra!” And they should called them “Seiterre” from now on, not merely Five! Visiting the area and skipping PortoVenere is being dumb! The town of PortoVenere is located at the southern end of a peninsula, which, breaking away from the jagged […]

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CinqueTerre—Portofino in One Long Weekend

Our Own Riviera Liguria is a crescent-shaped region in northwestern Italy that stretches from Tuscany to France. The coast, right on the Mediterranean Sea is known as the Ligurian Riviera. The hills just beyond and all along the coastline protect this area from the cold of winter, maintaining the temperatures around 45-50F in winter and […]

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