Near La Spezia in Liguria, there is a beautiful Village, Porto Venere, where you can see old churches and castles . Here you discover beautiful spots to spend your holidays going on exciting excursions. In Porto Venere, you will be taken to the beginning of the 11th century, as you start walking near the entry point to the historic City Centre, enjoying the splendor of ancient buildings and their architectural originality. The old churches of St. Lorenzo and St. Peter are filled with grandeur and monumentality, and capture the spirit of a bygone era. It is no wonder that Porto Venere is considered a World Cultural Heritage site and in 1997, was recognized as one of the World Heritage sites by UNESCO.