Lerici is a town in Liguria, one of the most beautiful coastal towns of the Ligurian Riviera, visited every year by many tourists. Lerici is a bizarre mix of buildings, coves and cliffs that blend with the brilliant sea. Lerici is a romantic city, visited in the past by famous poets and artists who loved to spend their holidays in this wonderful place. Petrarca, Eugenio Montale, George Gordon Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley and many others. For this reason the Gulf on which Lerici overlooks was named Golfo dei Poeti.
The mild climate, beautiful scenery, ancient castles on the hills make this place attractive all year round. Lerici is the ideal location for lovers of quiet and relaxation, but also for lovers of sports, culture, art and good food. There are long stretches of sandy beaches, hiking trails that allow you to take long walks and admire a splendid panorama.
One of the most important monuments of the city is an ancient medieval castle. For a long time the castle was used as a dormitory for students.
Near Lerici, in San Terenzio, there is another smaller Castle but equally beautiful. There is also the famous Navy Museum, where you can see the old navigation maps and much more.
In Lerici there are excellent beaches. These beaches have been repeatedly awarded the blue flag, an international prize which is awarded when the water meets the highest quality standards and is safe for bathing.
Among the most beautiful beaches you can find the Blue Venus Beach, which offers a magnificent view of the islands of Palmaria and Tino. Here you can rent deck chairs sun umbrellas and sunbeds.
Every day animators entertain tourists with games and music.
Very nice is the Blue Bay Beach that overlooks the sea and is surrounded by an oasis of greenery, from groves of oaks and olive trees. On the beach there are a restaurant, three bars, a swimming pool, ample parking. Other notable beaches are the beach of Fiascherino and the beach Eco del Mare.
There are numerous restaurants and pizzerias offering a variety of tasty dishes and sweets. Traditional dishes include the fish soup.
Wine experts recommend visiting Enoteca Barroni.
In Lerici there are many hotels of all categories, ready to welcome tourists and to spend a pleasant holiday
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The comfortable, cosy hotel “Shelley e delle Palme” overlooking the bay is located in Lerici. Only a five-minute walk and you are at the harbour, where beautiful ferries depart from the famous town Portofino. The hotel offers 47 rooms. All apartments are designed in a sophisticated …
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