Great Choice of Accommodation in Italy

LIGURIA, La Spezia , Portovenere

Portovenere is one of the charming villages on the Gulf of La Spezia, also known as the Gulf of Poets because it inspired some of the world's most celebrated poets who came and lived here. Both Dante and Petrarch spoke of the natural beauty of the gulf. Shelley lived in the village of San Terenzo, and also died here when his boat was hit by a storm. At Portovenere there's a grotto dedicated to Lord Byron where he used to swim. Portovenere is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Its picturesque harbor is lined with brightly colored houses while narrow medieval streets lined with shops climb up the hill to a castle. Portovenere can be reached by ferry from the port town of La Spezia or by bus from the train station. There are many  hiking trails leading from Portovenere that enjoys scenic views of the clear blue sea.

Details | Availability Request | Add to multiple avail. request

B&B   ...DI VENTO E DI MARE id.59078

3 results, viewed 3 results from 1 to 3, page 1 of 1