Porto VenereAn orderly line of colorful buildings watching the Mediterranean Sea.
The fishing village of Porto Venere is one of the most picturesque towns in the world. The town is located on the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of northwestern Italy. The town is built on a series of limestone cliffs that overlook the Mediterranean Sea. The town is a maze of narrow streets and alleyways that are lined with brightly painted houses. The harbor is a natural deep-water port that is protected by a series of limestone cliffs. The town is a popular tourist destination and home to many restaurants, bars, and shops.