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Shopping street in Portovenere, Liguria

Shopping in Portovenere: handcrafts and typical shops

Behind the colorful buildings of Portovenere’s charming harbor, is the ancient carugio called Via Capellini. Most of the typical shops of the village are located here. During recent years, many VIPs have passed by this characteristic narrow street for their Made-in-Italy shopping sprees. Examples include Andrea Bocelli, Sting, Roman Abramovic, Steven Spielberg, and David & […]

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Slackline between Portovenere and Palmaria Island, Liguria

A natural pool in Liguria: Piscina Naturale in Portovenere

Every year, Le Bocche Channel in Portovenere becomes a large natural pool in Liguria. The initiative has become an unmissable yearly event for those who wish to cross the channel between the medieval sea village and Palmaria Island. The channel can be crossed either by swimming or by “sailing” on top of relaxing floating mattresses […]

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