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Why is Portovenere a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Why is Portovenere a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

In 1997, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) inscribed the Gulf of Poets in its list of World Heritage Sites. Specifically, the places that were included in the prestigious list are Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands of Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto. The World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 UNESCO member states, decided […]

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Cooking Spectacle: Celebrity Chefs in Portovenere

Cooking Spectacle: Celebrity Chefs in Portovenere

  MasterChef Italia, which is the Italian version of the popular culinary talent show MasterChef, chose the Gulf of Poets – and particularly Portovenere – for an episode of its fifth season. The opening scenes showed breathtaking views of Portovenere’s colorful harbor, St. Peter Church and the pristine nature surrounding the bay and Palmaria Island. […]

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