LERICI

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The territory of Lerici is situated in the Riviera di Levante , on the eastern shore of the Gulf of La Spezia. It is located at the center of a small natural bay of Lerici called Breast and dominated by a headland on which stands the imposing castle , now a museum . Lerici still retains its original medieval structure , with the characteristic houses lining the narrow alleys. Inside the village are interesting Jewish Quarter of the ghetto, the castle, built by the Pisans in the thirteenth century and expanded by the Genoese , inside the thirteenth century chapel dedicated to St. Anastasia and the geo- paleontological museum and squares of the Poggio and St. George . At the foot of the castle is the relaxing stroll on the boardwalk Vassallo . In the village there is also the tower of San Rocco, from Roman times, converted into a bell tower in the sixteenth century , the parish church of St. Francis of Assisi , the Oratory of San Bernardino and near the Palazzo Doria , an ancient medieval hospital dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul.
Lerici , however, is not only his village . In its territory , stand other locations , such as San Terenzo , with the castle , Villa Magni , inhabited by Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley, and Villa Marigola , where you can enjoy a wonderful view of the beach of Venere Azzurra . A Tellaro instead , a typical fishing village, where you can still meet the boats in the square by the sea , there is the ‘ old church of St. George and the oratory of Santa Maria in Sela . Among Pugliola and you can admire Villa Solaro Cochrane , better known as Rezzola villa , surrounded by a park of eucalyptus , oaks and cypresses. And yet La Serra and Pozzuolo , on a hill of olive trees, the Senate, green oasis of silence and Solaro , a small village overlooking the Gulf .

 

TELLARO

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Picturesque seaside village , Tellaro is located at the east end of the Gulf of Poets, on a rocky spur that descends towards the sea. Its origins are linked to the ancient village of Barbazzano , that with the great plague of 1348 was abandoned by encouraging the development of Tellaro , probably built between 1320 and 1380.
The structure of the old town is based on the original fortifications, with houses surrounded by walls on the north- west . Of the three existing towers remain today the two of Pisan origin , turned into a tower of the church of St. George of the sixteenth century and the other at the entrance of the village, near the oratory of Santa Maria in Selàa .
The church with its characteristic pink color is located directly on the beach , in the center of the square surrounded by houses with typical Ligurian colors leaning against each other in the narrow alleyways .
The road stops in the square where the rocks of the sea in the so-called spiaggioni , pristine beaches .
Tellaro is linked to the legend of a giant octopus that came up at the marina ringing church bells to alert the population of the arrival of the Saracens. It is said , however, that the real danger was represented by the pirate Rooster Arenzano and that such a Marco Arzellino , guard the tower of the church has fallen asleep , the ringing caused due to the rope that was tied to the leg.

 

LE CINQUE TERRE

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An area where land and sea merge to form a single area and evocative. Eighteen miles of rocky coastline full of bays, beaches and deep, dominated by a chain of mountains that run parallel to the coast. Terraced vineyards and olive trees, which containment is provided by ancient stone walls.
A natural heritage of great variety. Walking paths and trails with breathtaking views.
Five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore overlooking the sea. Eighteen miles of rocky coastline full of bays, beaches and deep, dominated by a chain of mountains that run parallel to the coast. Terraced vineyards and olive trees, which containment is provided by ancient stone walls.
A natural heritage of great variety. Walking paths and trails with breathtaking views.

 

SARZANA

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Sarzana, a municipality in the province of La Spezia, is situated at the end of the valley of the Magra River, a few kilometers from the estuary of the river. The city still retains the image of the original medieval town, despite the later works of fortification due to the interventions of fortifications. Sarzana makes tourism one of the main resources of its economy.

 

 

 

 

FORTE DEI MARMI

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Forte dei Marmi, with its local shops and high-class is able to select an elite tourism and is one of the most exclusive and fashionable tourist destinations in all of Italy. The entire town of Fortedeimarmi is known for its exclusive stores and shops.

 

 

 

 

 

 

LA VERSILIA

vers_discoThe beaches of Versilia is characterized by shallow water and mountains as high as 1,800 meters. It is located in northern Tuscany, the municipalities that are of Versilia are Pietrasanta, Forte dei Marmi, Seravezza, Camaiore, Camaiore Camaiore and Viareggio. Forte dei Marmi is the tourism capital of the VIP area, fashionable tourist destination for its nightlife, while Viareggio is beautifully decorated with art nouveau buildings and is most famous for the Carnival. Seravezza and instead form the Alta Versilia Camaiore, where it meets more tranquility and peace.

 

 

LUNI

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Ancient city Roman situated on the border between Liguria and Tuscany, including the City of Ortonville. This town ‘was founded at the beginning of the second century A. C. and during the Roman Empire, its harbor was busy with ships laden with marble from the Apuan Alps.

 

 

 

 

 

LA SPEZIA

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The city is located at the eastern region of Liguria, not far from the border with Tuscany, in the middle of a deep natural bay which gives its name. This bay is also known by the name of the Gulf of Poets. The historical events in the city are: St. Joseph’s Fair and the Festival of the Sea. To visit: Center of Modern Art, Amedeo Lia Museum, Transport Museum, Museum Castle of San Giorgio, Seal Museum, Ethnographic Museum, Museum of Sport.

 

 

LA LUNIGIANA

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It ‘a historical region divided between two provinces and two administrative regions Massa Carrara and La Spezia. Its historical borders are, however, much broader, once corresponding to the diocese of Luni that dominated a vast territory from the Magra valley, Val di Vara, and Garfagnana to the Gulf of La Spezia. Today the Lunigiana can be found in Tuscany in the countries of the upper and middle reaches of the Magra: Batesville, Bagnone, Casola in Lunigiana, Comano, Filattiera, Fivizzano Fosdinovo, Licciana, Mulazzo, Podenzana, Pontremoli, Tresana, Villafranca in Lunigiana, Zeri. For more informations you can visit www.terredilunigiana.com.

 

PISA

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The name dates back to the Etruscans Pisa, the meaning of which would be to “mouth”, ie the mouth of the river to the sea. Pisa, known throughout the world for its tower, an extraordinary monument that enhances the tetralogy of Piazza del Duomo, has a long history which sees its greatest splendor during the time of the Maritime Republics. It is a treasure trove of artistic treasures whose Romanesque and Gothic churches, squares and palaces enhance the districts drawn by the Arno river and the ancient streets