Gulf of Poets

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Il Gulf of Poets is a coastline colorful, evocative and unique. Villages on the sea, green hills and clear water. The Gulf of La Spezia can be discovered easily and it is not surprising that this was greatly beloved by poets and writers such as Shelley, Byron, Petrarch and Montale. From them he took the name of auo Gulf of Poets, which comes from Lerici to Porto Venere embracing between two capes beaches, rugged coastlines, deep blue sea, ancient villages and wild nature.

Tellaro, San Terenzo, Fezzano, Le Grazie, the island of Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto. Enchanted places and enjoyable, once part of what was the historical Lunigiana, so different from the Lunigiana inside, but so united customs, traditions and cuisine.

Lerici is a town and comune in the province of La Spezia in Liguria (northern Italy), part of the Italian Riviera. It is situated on the coast of the Gulf of La Spezia, 8 kilometres (5 mi) southeast of La Spezia. It is known as the place where the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley drowned. The town is connected by ferry to the Cinque Terre and Porto Venere.

One of the main sights of Lerici is its castle which since its first founding in 1152 was used to help control the entrance of the Gulf of La Spezia. Today the castle contains a museum of palaeontology.
Tellaro is a village on the east coast of the Gulf of La Spezia in Liguria, northern Italy. It is a frazione of the comune (municipality) of Lerici.

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