Discovering Eastern Liguria

Strategically located, Piccapiana is the ideal place to explore the surroundings of the city of La Spezia. The marvelous Cinque Terre, now a Unesco World Heritage Site, the enchanting atmosphere in Portovenere, the beaches and waters of Fiascherino and Lerici, the exclusivity of Forte dei Marmi and Versilia and much more, for relaxing days between Liguria and Tuscany.

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    La Spezia

    Strategically located for exploring the Golfo dei Poeti, the renowned Cinque Terre, and other resorts on the eastern Ligurian Riviera, La Spezia is an Art Nouveau seaside town. Take a stroll through the streets of the center, visit museums and monuments, or relax on the Morin promenade between the two rows of palm trees, with a view that sweeps from the Apuan Alps to the sea.

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    Known as "the pearl of the Gulf of Poets," Portovenere is a wonderful seaside hamlet characterized by a magical atmosphere. The Castle, the medieval Church of St. Peter overlooking the sea, and the colorful buildings overlooking the island of Palmaria will capture you with their uniqueness!

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    Cinque Terre

    A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997, today the Cinque Terre are a popular destination for tourists from all over the world. With their breathtaking views, natural landscapes, and paths winding through quaint villages, the Cinque Terre will leave you breathless with their incredible beauty.

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    Among the most popular tourist destinations in eastern Liguria, Lerici is a small jewel. A seaside hamlet in which the profile of the Castle of San Giorgio, directly overlooking the sea, stands out as the protagonist. Lerici is the ideal place to indulge in a relaxing day at the sea and, in the evening, a romantic stroll among the small and quaint restaurants and clubs that offer typical local dishes.

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    Nestled on a cliff overlooking the sea, Tellaro is a small hamlet that can be reached by taking a scenic route overlooking the sea or by adventuring along the many paths that characterize this area of Liguria. Small alleys, colorful palaces and breathtaking views that, as in the past conquered artists, writers and poets, will also conquer you.

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    Just like Tellaro, Lerici, and Portovenere, Fiascherino called to itself in the past a great number of artists and poets, who captured its incredible wonder. Developed around small bays, Fiascherino is known today for its beaches with crystal-clear waters in which one can dive to refresh from the summer heat. Between Punta di Mezzana and Punta di Treggiano you will come across clear, deep waters, and unparalleled views.

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    A territory between Tuscany, Liguria and Emilia-Romagna, Lunigiana stretches from the Apennines to the sea, passing through the Apuan Alps. You will enjoy natural and unspoiled landscapes between the Magra River, Aulla, Terrarossa and Filattiera. Hiking, trails with breathtaking views, small hamlets nestled in the mountains and medieval castles all waiting to be discovered.

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    Located on the border between Tuscany and Liguria, Sarzana is a thriving small town distinguished by ancient and historic palaces overlooking the main squares, a fortress enlivened by artistic and cultural events, and quaint alleys in which to get lost, among typical locales and pleasant dehors.

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    Known all over the world for its marble quarrying and craftsmanship, Carrara is located in the Northwestern part of Tuscany, close to the border with Liguria. Its wonderful quarries attract tourists from every country in the world, as do the Apuan Alps, which surround it, giving it a unique setting.

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    Forte dei Marmi and Versilia

    Famous for its luxury boutiques of made-in-Italy and international brands, Forte dei Marmi is Versilia's most exclusive destination. A glamorous destination with two souls: seaside by day, with long stretches of equipped beach, and fashionable by night, with clubs, lounge bars and the famous and historic discos.