Seaside villages

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Manarola (396)
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The most beautiful seaside villages around the world.

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Capri

Capri (1)
Capri (1)
40° 33′ 2″ N, 14° 14′ 35″ E

Capri is an Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea of the Sorrentine Peninsula. It has been a resort since the time of the Roman Republic. Features of the island are the Marina Piccola (the little harbour), the Belvedere of Tragara, which is a high… [Read more]

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Hamnøy

Hamnøy (Lofoten) (208)
Hamnøy (Lofoten) (208)
67° 56′ 46″ N, 13° 7′ 57″ E

Hamnøy or Hamnøya is a small fishing village in Moskenes Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the eastern side of the island of Moskenesøya, about 1.5 km northeast of the village of Reine, along the Vestfjorden. Hamnøy was… [Read more]

Ischia

Ischia (1)
Ischia (1)
40° 43′ 58″ N, 13° 57′ 32″ E

Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. It lies at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples, about 30 km from the city of Naples. It is the largest of the Phlegrean Islands. Roughly trapezoidal in shape, it measures around 10 km east to… [Read more]

Isola del Giglio

Isola del Giglio (1)
Isola del Giglio (1)
42° 21′ 34″ N, 10° 55′ 15″ E

Isola del Giglio is an Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea (one of seven that form the Tuscan Archipelago, lying within the Arcipelago Toscano National Park), and is part of the province of Grosseto. The island is separated by a 16 km of sea from… [Read more]

Ladispoli

Ladispoli (1)
Ladispoli (1)
41° 56′ 0″ N, 12° 6′ 9″ E

Ladispoli occupies the area of the ancient Alsium, the port of the Etruscan city of Cerveteri. It was destroyed in the 6th century, during the Gothic War, by the Ostrogoths led by Totila. Later a castle, named Palo, was built in the area. It was a… [Read more]

Manarola

Manarola (1)
Manarola (1)
44° 6′ 22″ N, 9° 43′ 38″ E

Manarola is a small village in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, northern Italy. It is the second smallest of the famous five Cinque Terre villages. Manarola may be the oldest of the towns in the Cinque Terre, with the cornerstone of the church,… [Read more]

Mykonos

Mykonos (01)
Mykonos (01)

Mykonos (Μύκονος) is a Greek island, lying between Tinos, Syros, Paros and Naxos. The town is also known as Chora. Mykonos’ nickname is “The Island of the Winds”. In Greek mythology, Mykonos was the location of the battle between Zeus and the… [Read more]

Naxos

Naxos (01) Chora
Naxos (01)Chora
37° 6′ 7″ N, 25° 22′ 35″ E

Naxos (Νάξος) is the largest island in the Cyclades island group. It was the centre of archaic Cycladic culture. The largest town and capital of the island is Chora or Naxos City. The main villages are Filoti, Apiranthos, Vivlos, Agios Arsenios,… [Read more]

Nusfjord

Nusfjord (Lofoten) (425)
Nusfjord (Lofoten) (425)
68° 2′ 4″ N, 13° 20′ 56″ E

Nusfjord is a fishing village on Flakstadøy, one of the main islands of the Lofoten archipelago. The village belongs to Flakstad commune in Fylke, Norway. Nusfjord is located in the south of the island of Flakstadøy, by the Bottelvika Fjord, which… [Read more]

Paros

Paros (01) Parikia
Paros (01)Parikia
37° 5′ 3″ N, 25° 8′ 48″ E

Paros (Πάρος), one of the Cyclades island group, lies to the west of Naxos, from which it is separated by a channel about 8 km wide. Historically, Paros was known for its fine white marble, which gave rise to the term “Parian” to describe marble or… [Read more]

Peschici

Peschici (1)
Peschici (1)
41° 56′ 52″ N, 16° 0′ 46″ E

Peschici is a village in the region Puglia and is part of the Parco Nazionale del Gargano. Peschici is situated on the north-eastern coast of Gargano promontory, 9 km east of San Menaio, 14 km from Rodi Garganico, and 19 km west of Vieste. The town… [Read more]

Polignano a Mare

Polignano a Mare (1)
Polignano a Mare (1)
40° 59′ 49″ N, 17° 13′ 3″ E

Polignano a Mare is an Italian town in the Apulia, located on the Adriatic Sea. The area was settled since prehistoric times, as shown by archaeological excavations in the locality of Santa Barbara. It is believed that it is the site of the ancient… [Read more]

Ponza

Ponza (1)
Ponza (1)
40° 53′ 39″ N, 12° 57′ 54″ E

Isola Di Ponza is the largest of the Italian Pontine Islands (which are the remains of extinct volcanos), located 33 km south of Cape Circeo in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The island was inhabited from Neolithic through Roman times. According to local… [Read more]

Porto Venere

Porto Venere (1)
Porto Venere (1)
44° 3′ 5″ N, 9° 50′ 8″ E

Porto Venere is a town located on the Ligurian coast of Italy in the province of La Spezia. It comprises the three villages of Fezzano, Le Grazie and Porto Venere, and the three islands of Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto. In 1997 Porto Venere and the… [Read more]

Procida

Procida (1)
Procida (1)
40° 45′ 41″ N, 14° 1′ 58″ E

Procida is one of the Phlegrean islands off the coast of Naples in southern Italy. The island is between Cape Miseno and the island of Ischia. With its tiny satellite island of Vivara, it is a municipality of the province of Naples, in the region… [Read more]

Reine

Reine (Lofoten) (666)
Reine (Lofoten) (666)
67° 56′ 5″ N, 13° 5′ 15″ E

Reine is the administrative centre of Moskenes Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The fishing village is located on the island of Moskenesøya in the Lofoten archipelago, above the Arctic Circle, about 300 km southwest of the town of Tromsø.… [Read more]

Riomaggiore

Riomaggiore (1)
Riomaggiore (1)
44° 5′ 56″ N, 9° 44′ 16″ E

Riomaggiore is a village in the province of La Spezia, situated in a small valley in the Liguria region of Italy. It is the first of the Cinque Terre one meets when travelling north from La Spezia. The village, dating from the early 13th century,… [Read more]

Sakrisøy

Sakrisøy (Lofoten) (034)
Sakrisøy (Lofoten) (034)
67° 56′ 27″ N, 13° 6′ 43″ E

Sakrisøy (Sakrisøya) is a small island and a fishing village between Reine and Hamnøy in the municipality of Moskenes in Lofoten. The island is located in the Reinefjord, between Andøya and Olenilsøya. The highest point on the island is 18.5 m… [Read more]

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