Italy in Photos

Photos taken on Walks in the Cities Towns & Villages of Italy

Porto Venere

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Is a town and comune (municipality) located on the Ligurian coast of Italy in the province of La Spezia. It comprises the three villages of Fezzano, Le Grazie and Porto Venere, and the three islands of Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto. In 1997 Porto Venere and the villages ofCinque Terre were designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Portovenere is a town that lives mainly tourist trade, catering and activities related to tourist accommodation. In recent years it has become very important activities such as hotels, Bed and Breakfast, guest houses and residences. Very popular shopping promenade in the Doria quay and picturesque Alley and panoramic views to the church of St. Peter and the Doria Castle. The harbor of Portovenere, although the smallest of Liguria, is always sold out in the summer season and also hosts many celebrities. Wikipedia

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Video 1 – Via Giuseppe Garibaldi to Via Calata Doria
Approximately  3.52 km –  2.19 miles

The walk starts in Via Giuseppe Garibaldi – Scalinata Arenella – Passeggiata Aldo Moro – Via Olivo – Via II Traversa Olivo – Walk back along Via II Traversa Olivo , Via Olivo & Passeggiata Aldo Moro to Via Aldo Moro – Piazza Bastreri – Piazza Darsena – Via Calata Doria
Please note, some of the street names were taken from the Michelin Street map for Portovenere

Video 2 – Via Capellini to Piazza Bastreri
Approximately 0.86 km – 0.53 miles

The walk starts in Via Capellini – Chiesa di San Pietro – Via Vittoria – Via della Chiesa – Piazza S. Lorenzo – Scalinata Palo Bertala – Salita Castello – Castello Doria – Continue down Salita Castello to Via Capellini – Piazza Bastreri