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Montemarcello

Visit Montemarcello, one of the privileged points of view to admire the Gulf of Poets

Its elevated location on Mount Caprione and in the center of the park to which it gives its name makes it possible to observe a very large part of the territory of La Spezia and the sea.

Part of the historical territory of Ameglia, Montemarcello closely linked to its history, it preserves the architecture of the Middle Ages in the tangle of streets and tower houses that characterize it.

Its name comes from the Roman consul Claudius Marcellus who got this land as a reward for defeating the fearsome Apuan Ligurians and subjecting the whole area to the control of Rome: the presence of the Roman Villa of the Imperial period in Bocca di Magra testifies the love of the Romans for this holiday location.

When you visit Montemarcello, don’t miss out the lookout point just steps away from the center, crossing a forest of Aleppo pines and Mediterranean vegetation that eventually opens up into one of the most impressive views of the Riviera.

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