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How to experience hiking in Portofino, Cinque Terre and Portovenere?

The Italian Riviera has many relaxing opportunities for travellers: wonderful beaches, delicious Ligurian dishes and off-the-beat tracks overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. What if you could experience all of them for a day? Let us show you the way…   Portofino The Natural Park of Portofino offers one of the best views of the local wildlife […]

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Gluten free restaurants in Cinque Terre

First Gluten Free Restaurant in Portovenere

The sea village of Portovenere, neighbor of Cinque Terre, has its own first gluten free restaurant. In fact, Palmaria Restaurant has just been included in the Official National Guide by the Italian Society for the Celiac Disease – AIC (Associazione Italiana Celiachia). As of July 2017, Palmaria Restaurant becomes the thirteenth officially recognized gluten-free restaurant […]

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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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