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Dimora Storica in the Gulf of Poets: the history of Grand Hotel Portovenere

In Italy, the concept of Dimora Storica (literal translation: historic dwelling or mansion) denotes an ancient building that is part of the nation’s historic and cultural heritage. The province of La Spezia, and in particular the Gulf of Poets, is home to a number of Dimore Storiche (plural). One of such charming buildings is located […]

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American wine tasting in Liguria

American Wines disembark in Portovenere for a Tasting Evening at Palmaria Restaurant

On Saturday 24 June 2017, the fine wines of New York’s Finger Lakes Country will delight Italian and international wine lovers in Portovenere, the medieval village overlooking the Gulf of Poets next to Cinque Terre. The venue for this foodie event is Palmaria Restaurant, which features a sublime terrace with panoramic views of the local […]

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