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Hélène de Beauvoir in the Gulf of Poets, Liguria

Artists in the Park: Hélène de Beauvoir in the Gulf of Poets

“Between River and Sea” is an art exhibition with works by French painter Hélène de Beauvoir. She created these paintings in the Gulf of Poets, when she was in her house in Trebiano, a village near Sarzana and within the Montemarcello-Magra Park. [Source/Photo credit for the top image:  Galerie Hammer Regensburg] Her paintings can be viewed […]

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Exploring the Doria Castle in Portovenere, Liguria

Exploring Castello Doria in Portovenere

Majestic, panoramic, a witness of centuries of history: Castello Doria is one of the most striking features of Portovenere. It stands on a rocky plateau, featuring steep walls and mighty archways in local stone. The Castle of Portovenere is a proper example of Genoese military architecture, even though it has undergone some structural modifications due […]

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Creative Recipe by Chef Francesco Parravicini, sfizioso.saporie.com

When History & Regions meet in the Kitchen: Creative Recipe by Chef Francesco Parravicini

Francesco Parravicini, Chef at Palmaria Restaurant in Portovenere, thinks and creates outside the box. He proposes a creative menu that embraces not only local culinary traditions from Liguria’s Gulf of Poets, but also revisited dishes from neighboring regions, such as Tuscany, Emilia Romagna and Lombardy. This philosophy allows for you to enjoy an innovative gastronomic […]

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Instagrammers invade Portovenere!

A group of Instagrammers, bloggers and storytellers visited Portovenere as part of Instatour, a social engagement project across different Italian regions. Their visit in Liguria took them in the Gulf of Poets, Cinque Terre, Sestri Levante and Genoa, accompanied by the In Liguria agency for touristic promotion. Portovenere was the first pit-stop for the influencers. Following […]

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Research on Tourism in Portovenere: Conference at the Grand Hotel

Environmental sustainability, de-seasonalization, romanticism, sports and relaxation: these are the key points that distinguish Portovenere as a destination for quality tourism in Liguria, according to a study realized by the students of Milano Bicocca University for their Master in Tourism Sales Management. They presented the results during a conference at the ‘Lerici’ meeting room of […]

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