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La Spezia: Private Tour of The Gulf of Poets

Activity provider: Faberest

La Spezia: Private Tour of The Gulf of Poets

Activity provider: Faberest

From US$ 221.02 per person

Discover why the Gulf of Poets in was beloved by so many English poets. Explore by ferry the picturesque towns and islands of Porto Venere, Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto with an expert guide. Let yourself be inspired by the stunning landscape.

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Duration 8 hours
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English, Italian, Spanish, French, German
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  • Enjoy a private tour by ferry boat of the picturesque Gulf of Poets
  • Find out why the poets of the English Romanticism loved these places so much
  • See the picturesque islands of Palmaria, Tino, and Tinetto
  • Spot the colourful towns nestled in the breathtaking Ligurian coastline
Full description

Embark on a unique tour of Ligurian coast. Meet your guide at the Traghetti Terminal in La Spezia. The ferry will take you to the breathtaking Porto Venere. Once there, another boat will whisk you away to the UNESCO World Heritage islands of Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto. 

Experience the islands at your own pace, choosing where to eat, and how much time to linger and appreciate each magical location. Your guide will be happy to provide suggestions on where to eat and what to see.

Learn why a variety of poets and writers, but especially the English Romantic poets, were drawn to these unique places. See for yourself why poets like Byron, Shelley, Virginia Woolf, and DH Lawrence all dedicated work to this inspiring region.

At the end of the tour, your guide will take you back to La Spezia Traghetti Terminal, where the tour ends.

  • Private tour/expert guide
  • Ferry tickets for trips between La Spezia and from Portovenere
  • Food or drink

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the ticket office for La Spezia Traghetti. The ferry is called a "traghetti" in Italian.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Know before you go

  • The price of this tour doesn't include ferry tickets (it is around €30 price for each adult), but you can easily buy them on the spot with your guide's help
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Our guide, Gabriella, nicknamed Leila, was absolutely fabulous. We spent a wonderful day in his company, with fantastic landscapes and very interesting explanations. thank you for everything

May 28, 2022

Product ID: 156876