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Vernazza Nostra Signora di Reggio Celebrations

Nostra Signora di Reggio celebrations are held every first Sunday of August. A typical procession from Vernazza to the Sanctuary. All the villager emotionally take part to this holiday and have lunch all together under the trees of the Sanctuary.

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Montenero Sanctuary Celebrations

Nostra Signora di Montenero is celebrated for Pentecost on a Mid-May Sunday with a pilgrimage from Riomaggiore to the Sanctuary. Views from this location are just breathtaking! More at

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Portovenere Madonna Bianca Celebrations

Madonna Bianca (White Madonna) is celebrated every 17 August in Portovenere: thousands of candles are lit to illuminate the promontory of San Pietro and its church. Wonderful! It’s possible to reach Portovenere by boat from any Cinque Terre Village or from La Spezia. The scenery of Portovenere lit by thousands light will leave you speechless!

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