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Video Gulf of Poets in 1911

Old Video: Gulf of Poets in 1911

This lovely and rare video shows images filmed in the early 1900s in Liguria’s Gulf of Poets. The vintage video shows different locations: the historic centers and skylines of villages like Portovenere, Tellaro and Lerici; panoramic nature among the olive groves; beautiful sunsets overs over the waters of the Marine Park… The background song is […]

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Portovenere Madonna Bianca festival night

Special menu for an incredible night in Portovenere: Madonna Bianca Festival

It’s that time of the year again! The sea village of Portovenere gets ready to celebrate its local Patron Saint – the Madonna Bianca – on the night of August 17th. During the festival, the entire fishing village is lit up with over 2000 roman torches, including Byron’s Grotto and the rocky spur of Punta […]

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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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