T770 Tourcode :FITLIG6

Enchanting Gulf of Poets: Portovenere, Lerici & Tellaro - Liguria  
Lerici - San Terenzo - Portovenere - The three islands of the Gulf of Poets - Cinque Terre - Tellaro

5 days / 4 nights
Day 1 Lerici
Arrival in Lerici, an enchanting seaside town between the Cinque Terre and Versilia, just an hour's drive from Pisa and Lucca, overlooking the Gulf of Poets, one of the most evocative corners of Liguria. Check-in at the hotel. Take a walk through Lerici and along the seafront to the village of San Terenzo, with its houses perched around the Castle. Dinner in a restaurant with tasting of typical Ligurian dishes. Overnight in Lerici.
Day 2 Portovenere - boat trip to the islands of the Gulf of Poets
Breakfast at hotel. Meeting with the private guide at the reception. Departure for the excursion to Portovenere, a beautiful seaside village with the typical colorful Ligurian houses and the narrow alleys in the well-preserved medieval historic center where you will find numerous shops selling typical local objects. You will visit the churches of San Pietro and San Lorenzo, the medieval historic center, the Grotta Arpaia, also known as Byron's Grotto, so called in honor of the English poet, who liked to stop here to reflect, admire the nature and read his poems. Upon request, a visit to the Doria Castle.

Break for lunch in one of the many fish restaurants on the seafront, where we recommend you to try the mixed fried fish from the Gulf or the stuffed muscles of La Spezia. Afterwards, take a boat trip by yourself to the islands of the archipelago: Tino, Tinetto and Palmaria. Overnight in Lerici.
Day 3 Lerici - Tellaro
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning you can visit Tellaro by your own - since 2004 it is part of of "most beautiful villages in Italy". The romantic village has the characteristic features of a coastal town of the most authentic Liguria, with the church of San Giorgio overlooking the sea and the short walk that winds its way between houses and cliffs. On request, it is possible to organize a kayak trip to explore the coast from the sea, discovering caves and coves surrounded by lush vegetation. Return to Lerici. Free time. Upon request ISCRA can organize a guided tour to Sarzana, in the heart of Lunigiana and a visit to a winery with "Vermentino dei Colli di Luni" wine tasting (by extra charge). Overnight.
Day 4 Cinque Terre
Breakfast at hotel. Today you can take a trip by boat or by train to the Cinque Terre. Visit the Cinque Terre by yourself. On request ISCRA can book a private guide for you (by extra charge). A local wine tasting with appetizers will be booked for you in a wine bar in the Cinque Terre. Overnight.
Day 5 Departure
Breakfast at hotel. Check-out. Departure.

ID: T770, Tourcode :FITLIG6


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