THE SEA OF THE WONDERFUL GULF OF POETS



WATERFRONT

Passeggiata a mare di La Spezia

The La Spezia promenade, called "Passeggiata Morin", is the sea front of the city. For the La Spezia people this is a place for walking and meeting. It is possible to walk following the pier overlooking the sea, hosting the fleet of fishing boats as well as fishermen for fun. It extends up to the characteristic 'Faro Rosso'.
From here it is possible to leave for the seaside villages of Lerici and Portovenere, as well as reach the villages of the Cinque Terre, until reaching San Fruttuoso and Portofino. An efficient boat service is in fact active..
Very near to the promenade there is the new Thaon di Revel Bridge che da accesso al Porto Mirabello, which gives access to Porto Mirabello, where you can stop for dinner or to have an aperitif with friends..
On the opposite side of the road there are the Public Gardens.

THE FIVE LANDS

Immagine Le Cinque Terre

The famous Cinque Terre, so called for its five villages perched on the mountains that flow into the stretch of the Ligurian Sea of Levante and belong to the Riviera of La Spezia. In order, going towards Genova, we find : Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso.
Famous all over the world, these five pearls torn from the mountains with effort and dedication, have been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site and are reached every day by an important number of tourists looking for seaside fun in the name of unique characteristics of these important landscape destinations.
Whether you want to spend one or more days at the beach and / or want to walk the characteristic paths that connect them, the Cinque Terre are a sea destination to live, with the convenience of starting from La Spezia, arriving in a few minutes.


Portovenere

Immagine si San Pietro - Portovenere

Famous and ancient seaside village, Portovenere is another destination on the , where you can enjoy the wonderful Ligurian Sea. Spezzina Riviera.
In addition to a swim at the cliff of the village, it is essential to take a walk through its narrow streets, called 'carrugi', visiting the castle / fortress, the characteristic church and the cave named after the poet Lord Byron. A must is a visit by boat to neighboring islands: the beautiful and natural Palmaria Island, the Tino Island and the Island of Tinetto. Portovere is easily reachable from our guest house in half an hour both by bus and by car and by using the characteristic water bus/ferry: 'vaporetti'
A must is a visit by boat to neighboring islands: the beautiful and natural Palmaria Island, l'Tino Island and l'Island of Tinetto.
Portovere is easily reachable from our guest house in half an hour both by bus and by car and by using the characteristic water bus/ferry 'vaporetti'.

Lerici

Immagine del porto di Lerici

On the opposite side of the Gulf of Poets, compared to Portovenere, we find the equally characteristic village of Lerici, whose huts along the streets, climb up to its Castel, built by the Pisan Republic but later concluded by the Genoese. Inside we find the Geopaleontological Museum. In Lerici you can enjoy the long walk to the sea that leads to the opposite village, San Terenzo (anchl'esso con il suo piccolo castello), (also with its small castle), along the beach of Venere Azzurra, equipped and ideal for enjoying the sun and the sea.
This place has been renowned by famous Trabi poets whom we mention: Percy Bysshe Shelley, together with his wife Mary Shelley, as well as George Byron.

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