We were traveling in portovenere Italy and visited this lovely old church. I looked up to see a couple on the upper level of the Church and I thought I won't go up there yet because there was a couple up there and I thought...More
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Many churches in Italy are more beautiful than this one, both outside and inside. What makes this one special, is its location. It's only minutes away from the center, so you can't miss it, but the only outstanding feature of this church are the doors...More
A walk up the hill to see spectacular views of the town, castle, and sea. On the way, you can appreciate Lord Byron's ghetto.
There are many steps to reach the church. The church has some unique features, especially the figures that come out of the walls. It is in an amazing part of Italy.
We love to just sit in this absolutely lovely and extremely charming church to meditate and realise life is beautiful. Do throw a coin for luck out of the window on the pillar outside.
This hill top has always had a temple or a church on it. In 1256, this church was built to replace the Roman temple to Venus that stood there. The black and white rock used in it's construction is 'Portoro Marble'. It's a dark veined...More