The Golfo dei Poeti: that corner of Liguria that bewitched romantic poets
The portion of the Ligurian Riviera that spreads irregularly and jaggedly near the Gulf of La Spezia, better known as the Gulf of Poets, has always been a land of writers, poets and artists.
Often defined as a natural amphitheatre of water, this stretch of coastline, from Portovenere to Lerici, has throughout history bewitched the hearts of numerous romantic poets such as Lord Byron, P. B. Shelley and his wife Mary Shelley, who were fascinated and enchanted by the beauty and uniqueness of this landscape.
With its sheer coastline, crystal-clear water, hidden beaches and green Mediterranean scrub, the Gulf of Poets is a unique and enchanting place where the sea seems to commune with nature itself, making it one of the most beautiful and evocative corners of Liguria.
These places will be the perfect setting to swear eternal love and live out your love story, whispering sweet nothings in each other’s ears or strolling embraced through the narrow streets of these enchanting villages.
The Gulf of Poets has always been synonymous with romance, and if you choose this part of Liguria to celebrate your wedding, you cannot help but hear the echoes of the ancient voices of poets who have sung of the beauty of these places, making them as eternal and immortal as their poems.
For your most beautiful day you can choose: Lerici, with its castle by the sea, its alleys and picturesque views;Tellaro, a true gem of the East Coast Riviera, with its picturesque seaside village also celebrated by the Ligurian poet Eugenio Montale;or Portovenere, with its magnificent UNESCO World Heritage site, its transparent waters and the natural beauty of the various islands not far away.
The Gulf of Poets is a collection of fascinating places, perched on rocks, rich in history and traditions, of marvellous seaside villages that have managed to keep their charm intact over time. They will provide you with unforgettable emotions and an extraordinary setting to celebrate your wedding or an unforgettable honeymoon in Liguria in a romantic way.