Framura is the collective name of 5 small fractions of which it is composed the Municipality, which extend from the sea toward the inside, along a steep stairway that connects them.
 
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Five small villages on the sea peak
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Village of Framura
Municipality of Framura
Province of La Spezia
Liguria Region

Population: 655
Altitude centre: 76 m s.l.m.

the Municipality is part of:
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Unione delle Cinque Terre-Riviera

Municipality of Framura
Frazione Setta 42 - Framura (SP)
Tel. +39 0187 810020

Framua, in the local dialect, is a scattered municipality italiano of little more than 600 inhabitants. Is located in the Ligurian Riviera, just a short distance from the famous Cinque Terre and a few kilometers from the splendid Portofino, between the municipality of Deiva Marina in the west and that of Bonassola east.

Already home to a pagus in roman times, since the Longobard era the territory was a possession of the abbey of San Colombano di Bobbio. A prehistoric castle on Monte Vigo, five fractions on a coast of vertical rocks, holm oaks, pine woods and vineyards, old marble quarries, cliffs, small pebbly beaches.

The originality of the inhabited area of Framura, consists in its characteristic geographical layout: Framura in fact is the collective name of 5 small fractions of which it is composed the Municipality, which extend from the sea toward the inside, along a steep stairway that connects them. Starting from the lido meets Anzo, fraction characterized by a guard tower genovese of the XV century and the Neogothic chapel of Our Lady of the snow. Just below the village of Anzo there is the Railway station of Framura. Between the station and the overview Punta dei Marmi is located the marina of the country.

The second fraction is Ravecca, whose buildings denote a clear medieval setting, and where continuing meets the Chapel of the SS. Bernardo and Easter. The seat of the municipality of Framura is located in sect, protected by another watchtower Genovese, also of the XV century. The fraction of the coast is the town that has the artistic features most relevant: there you can admire in fact a Carolingian tower of extraordinary strength dating back to the IX century, as well as the Parish Church of San Martino that jealously guards even a painting of the famous Genoese painter Bernardo Strozzi. At the end of his visit to Framura you reaches Castagnola, where worthy of note is the parish church of San Lorenzo, in which is kept the painting "Deposition" by Luca Cambiaso, famous painter of the XVI century born in Moneglia and who became famous for his paintings to the Escorial of Madrid.

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Moneglia
Moneglia
The village of Moneglia, located on the Riviera di Levante, as well as being a most beautiful village in Italy, holds the Italian Blue Flag award record.
Genova - 6.39 KM from Framura
Monterosso al Mare
Monterosso al Mare
Monterosso al Mare is the largest village of the Cinque Terre, a place of inspiration for the famous poet Eugenio Montale.
La Spezia - 10.48 KM from Framura
Vernazza
Vernazza
Vernazza is part of the Cinque Terre National Park and is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy.
La Spezia - 12.96 KM from Framura
Sestri Levante
Sestri Levante
Sestri Levante is one of the last places facing east on the gulf of Tigullio, east of Genoa, in Liguria.
Genova - 14.67 KM from Framura
Corniglia
Corniglia
Corniglia, a hamlet of Vernazza, is the only village of the Cinque Terre not touching the sea.
La Spezia - 15.62 KM from Framura
Manarola
Manarola
Manarola is the second smallest village in the Cinque Terre and at Christmas here you can find the largest nativity scene in the world.
La Spezia - 17.74 KM from Framura

NOTE: distances are set as the crow flies.

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