Europe: Landscape & Buildings (19/55)
The deep blue Mediterranean ocean cradles the bay-side village of Vernazza, one of the five towns that make up the Cinque Terre region. In 1997, the Cinque Terre was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and in 1999 the National Park of the Cinque Terre was born. Today the main source of revenue for Vernazza is tourism. However, as a testimony to the strength of centuries-old tradition, fishing, wine and olive oil production still continue to take place.
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