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Manarola (403)
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Seaside villages
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The most beautiful seaside villages around the world.

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Furore (16)
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Amalfi Coast
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The Amalfi Coast (Costiera Amalfitana), on the south of Naples, extends from Positano in the west to Vietri sul Mare in the east. The towns lying …

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Capri (28)
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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 …

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Giovinazzo (83)
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Giovinazzo, a port situated on the Adriatic Coast in the region of Apulia, lies 18 km of the provincial capital of Bari, and is adjacent to the …

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Hamnøy (Lofoten) (208)
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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 …

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Ischia (405)
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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 …

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Isola del Giglio (96) Costa Concordia
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Isola del Giglio
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Isola del Giglio is an Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea (one of seven that form the Tuscan Archipelago, lying within the Arcipelago Toscano

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Ladispoli (213)
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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 …

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Manarola (396)
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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

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Marina di Cassano (Piano di Sorrento) (189)
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Marina di Cassano (Piano di Sorrento)
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The Marina di Cassano, also known as Porto di Cassano, is located in the Italian municipality of Piano di Sorrento. The Marina di Cassano is a …

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Mykonos (77)
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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

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Naxos (488) Chora
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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 …

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Nusfjord (Lofoten) (425)
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Nusfjord is a fishing village on Flakstadøy, one of the main islands of the Lofoten archipelago. The village belongs to Flakstad commune in Fylke, …

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Paros (55) Parikia
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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, …

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Peschici (190)
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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 …

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Polignano a Mare (203)
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Polignano a Mare
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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 …

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Ponza (924)
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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 …

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Porto Venere (145)
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Porto Venere
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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

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Procida (30)
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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 …

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Reine (Lofoten) (666)
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Reine is the administrative centre of Moskenes Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The fishing village is located on the island of Moskenesøya

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Riomaggiore (153)
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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

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Sakrisøy (Lofoten) (34)
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Sakrisøy (Sakrisøya) is a small island and a fishing village between Reine and Hamnøy in the municipality of Moskenes in Lofoten. The island is …

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Santa Severa (98)
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Santa Severa
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Santa Severa is part of the municipality of Santa Marinella, in the province of Rome. It is a small sea resort on the Via Aurelia, 8 km south of …

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Santorini (294) Oia
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Santorini (Σαντορίνη), classically Thera, and officially Thira, is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago which bears the same name …

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Sperlonga (30)
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Sperlonga is a coastal town about half way between Rome and Naples. Surrounding towns include Terracina to the West, Fondi to the North, Itri to …

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Symi (719) Kali Strata
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Symi (Σύμη) is a mountainous Greek island and includes the harbour town Gialos and its adjacent upper town Chora, as well as several smaller …

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Trani (506)
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Trani is a seaport of Apulia, southern Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, in the new Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, and 40 km West-Northwest of Bari. …

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Venice 2007 (185)
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Venetian Lagoon
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The Venetian Lagoon (Laguna di Venezia) is an enclosed bay of the Adriatic Sea, in northern Italy, in which the city of Venice is situated. Its …

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Ventotene (478)
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Ventotene, in Roman times known as Pandateria, is one of the Pontine Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea, 46 km off the coast of Gaeta right at the …

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Vernazza (203)
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Vernazza is a town and comune located in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, northwestern Italy. It is one of the five towns that make up the …

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Vieste (45)
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Vieste is a village in the region Puglia and is part of the Parco Nazionale del Gargano. The town is bordered by Mattinata, Monte Sant’Angelo, …

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