Monday, February 22, 2016

Doria Castle & Portovenere Views

The Doria Castle sits up above the town of Portovenere. The views from the top are breathtaking. 
To get up to the castle you must walk through the cutest alley ways and winding stairs. As long as you are going uphill you are bound to end up at the castle. 
The castle was built by the Doria family in 1161. The views of the Mediterranean Sea and Ligurian coast are divine and is a must see for anyone going to Italy!

 The view from the Doria Castle ruins.

 Me taking in the view.

 The view from Doria Castle looking out into the Mediterranean.

 The inside of the castle which is now used to show art.

 More of the castle ruins.

 The amphitheater stage at the castle.

The beautiful alley ways that lead throughout Portovenere and up to the Castle.

Make sure to put Doria Castle on you Portovenere itenerary!

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