Category: Tips


Beyond the Kingdom’s Borders: hiking from Levanto to Framura

Technically it’s not in the Cinque Terre area, but with the Cinque Terre it shares history, the atmosphere, and beauty: beyond the Punta Mesco hiking from Levanto to Framura, passing through the fishermen’s village Bonassola goes through the scented forest and always looks at the...

Did the Pitei monster ever exist? Truth and legend revealed

“Who are you?” “’The Pitei Monster!”. In this local rhyming doggerel is all we know about the popular  legendary character of the Pitelli Monster. Truth or legend? In La Spezia and surroundings, there are at least two characters that everyone knows: Strina and “The Monster from Pitelli”....