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Portovenere

Portovenere/Cinque Terre

May 1st 2010
After seeing the Cinque Terre on Getaway and hearing from some friends say how wonderful it is we were so excited to get here. We weren’t disappointed! The Cinque Terre (5 lands in Italian) is a series of 5 little villages along the rugged north-west coast of Italy. There is a famous walk which links the 5 towns. We didn’t have time to do any walking with the contiki trip but did go back on ou ... read more
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