The Italian Riviera Sights

San Pietro

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 06/07/2016

Fodor's Review

This 13th-century Gothic church is built on the site of an ancient pagan shrine, on a formidable solid mass of rock above the Grotto Arpaia. With its black-and-white-striped exterior, it is a spectacular landmark recognizable from far out at sea and upon entering the village. There's a fantastic view of the Cinque Terre coastline from the front porch of the church.

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Waterfront promenade, Portovenere, Liguria, Italy

Published 06/07/2016


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