Portovenere, situated to the south of the Cinque Terre on the Italian Riviera. Stay at the Grand Hotel Portovenere, a former 17th-century convent in the center of town, to wake up to amazing sights of this colorful town (the restaurant is also perfect for a white tablecloth dinner). UNESCO World Heritage Site -- and it well deserves the title: The town is believed to date back to the first-century B.C. picturesque San Pietro Church on a rocky outcrop overlooking the sea, beautiful narrow…
I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit
Typically colorful, cascading Cinque Terre houses, Italy - Cinque Terre is an area of five beautiful villages on the Italian Riviera. They are known for their picturesque houses, charming narrow streets, magnificent nature and the views. These lovely Ligurian gems are popular holiday destinations that offer truly unique Italian experience that should not be missed.
Port of Riomaggiore, Italy - Riomaggiore is one of the beautiful hillside Cinque Terre villages with colorful houses, narrow streets and lovely little marina. Relax by the sea in one of the charming restaurants, taste delicilous food and enjoy the view of the sea and small picturesque fishing boats.