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Vintage Portovenere: old postcards of La Spezia Gulf, Liguria

Vintage Portovenere: a blast in the past

The Ligurian sea village of Portovenere has been a historic destination for elite tourism for over a decade. This collection of beautiful postcards from the mid 1900s depict a vintage Portovenere in the placid Gulf of Poets, conveying the sense of exclusivity and history that has enchanted past and modern visitors alike.

 

Modern vs. Vintage Portovenere: spot the differences!

Vintage Portovenere: old postcards of La Spezia Gulf, Liguria

Modern Portovenere, Liguria
Similar shots of old and modern Portovenere – (color image from www.apathtolunch.com)

Postcard of the Gulf of La Spezia, Gulf of Poets: Portovenere

Postcard of the Gulf of La Spezia, Gulf of Poets: Portovenere

The Church of San Pietro, Portovenere
The Church of San Pietro from different angles (colored image from viaggiatoricheignorano.blogspot.it)

Postcard of the Gulf of La Spezia, Gulf of Poets: Portovenere

Postcard of the Gulf of La Spezia, Gulf of Poets: Portovenere

Panoramic shot of Portovenere
Panoramic shots of Portovenere (colored image from parks.it)

Portovenere, old postcard

Portovenere, Liguria - Colored pinup postcard from the early 1960s
Greetings from Portovenere! Colored pinup postcard from the early 1960s
Harbor of Portovenere, Liguria
Nowadays: the Harbor & Colors of Portovenere

GrandHotelPortovenere

Seafront hotel with the best views of the Gulf of Poets in Liguria. Explore this beautiful Italian region with Discover Portovenere Blog.