Punta Corvo, 19031 Ameglia SP, Italy
About Punta Corvo
Capo Corvo , otherwise known as Punta Corvo or Lunense promontory, is the offshoot of the chain of Mount Caprione on the Ligurian Sea between Bocca di Magra and the Gulf of La Spezia. The promontory also constitutes the eastern limit of the Ligurian Riviera , dividing it geographically from the Apuan coast.
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The fortress of Sarzanello is a military fortification that rises in via alla Fortezza on the hill of Sarzanello, near Sarzana, in the province of La Spezia, and dominates the Val di Magra from above. Its nature and its position make it one of the symbols of the city of Sarzana. Since December 2014, the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities has been managing it through the Liguria Museum Complex, which in December 2019 became the Regional Directorate for Museums.
The island of Tinetto is located in the Ligurian Sea, at the western end of the Gulf of La Spezia; its territory is part of the municipality of Porto Venere. Since 1997 the island of Tinetto, along with the other islands Palmaria and Tino, Porto Venere, and Cinque Terre has been listed among the World Heritage Sites of ' UNESCO. On its narrow territory, the Tinetto preserves the important testimony of an ancient paleochristian monastery in the Ligurian land.
The island of Tino is located in the Ligurian Sea, at the western end of the Gulf of La Spezia; its territory is part of the municipality of Porto Venere. It is 500 m from Palmaria Island and 2.5 km from the mainland. Since 1997 the island of Tino, along with the other islands Palmaria and Tinetto, Porto Venere, and Cinque Terre has been listed among the World Heritage Sites of ' UNESCO. The island of Tino can be considered, among the three islands of the Gulf, as the "intermediate" one, both
L ' island Palmària, is located in the Ligurian Sea, the western end of the Gulf of La Spezia; with its area of 1.89 square km, it is in fact the largest island of the Spezzino Archipelago and of all the five Ligurian islands. Located in front of the village of Porto Venere, from which it is separated by a narrow stretch of sea called Le Bocche, it is part of an archipelago also made up of the islands of Tino and Tinetto. Its territory is part of the municipality of Porto Venere.
The Church of San Pietro is an ancient church dedicated to Saint Peter, built on a rocky edge in Portovenere, facing the beautiful Gulf of Poets. The original church was founded on the ancient remains of a pagan temple dedicated to the goddess Venus Erycina, and was consecrated in 1198. The black and white bands on the walls were added by the Genoese in the 13th century, presumably between 1256 and 1277.
The Fantiscritti quarries are white marble quarries located in the municipality of Carrara . The whole, now a museum, was created forty years ago by Walter Danesi. There is a railway station built for the line of the Carrara Private Marble Railway . It houses a "Museum of the quarries" and is often a stage and scenery for artists' exhibitions.
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The Liguria region is a destination recommended both for those who like relaxation and for dynamic people: with its jagged land, its hills, peaks and cliff-hanging villages, is the ideal spot for hiking or bicycling, diving or paragliding, as well as visiting villages rich in history.