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Porto Venere is an amazing place very close to La Spezia, in a quiet corner of the gulf and on my opinion is one of the best location which worth a visit here. From its picturesque port, you may explore the narrow street climbig up to the center and up again to the church that dominates all the town. Here you will find a lot of shops selling the typical dishes of this part of Liguria.
Address: at the south end of gulf of la spezia
Directions: motorway:A12 or A15-by bus:some leave from the main station directly,the most from "Piazza del Mercato" in the centre of town
Features of Via dell'Amore
Towns of Manarola, built on a rock outcrop, and Riomaggiore are linked by a footpath cut out of the sheer rock just few meters from the sea; this romantic pathway, called Via dell'Amore (love street), is dedicated to lovers and offers you a stunning sight of the gulf.
Beach of Monterosso
This small town is renowed for the unspoilt architecture of the medieval center, with pleasent beaches for the peolple who love to enjoy the Dolce Vita!
The five hamlets of Cinque Terre are represented by 5 villages, named Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore, either cling to the cliff face or are concealed in miniature inlets perfectly blending in to this unique and unspoilt landscape.
The area has been turned into a National Park and proclaimed heritage of mankind by UNESCO.
Directions: Wwst coast of Riviera, about 15 Km from La Spezia
the castle and the port of Lerici
The township, which dates back to roman times, is dominated by a medieval castle now transformed in a magnificent paleontologic museum. There are several beautiful villas in this area and the picturesque old township is surrounded by gardens and sunlit beaches.
Address: Gulf of Poets
Directions: east of La Spezia, about 10 km
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