Here’s a quick quiz: which Italian city, lying at the centre of one of the world’s most celebrated coastlines, was Venice’s great medieval superpower rival, brought the Black Death to Europe, [...]
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One of Italy's most scenic and rugged coastal areas is the Cinque Terre, comprised of five individual villages carved into the cliffs of the Ligurian coast.
Portovenere is on the Ligurian Coast between La Spezia and the Cinque Terre. It sits very prettily at the base of the steep slopes of Muzzerone, a rocky mountain covered with olive and pine trees. The town is watched over by the tower of the old citadel.