Tellaro has been reviewed as one of the most beautiful towns in Italy. The small fishing village perched on a cliff overlooking the Gulf of poets is indeed a fascinating place, with a very typical Riviera architecture style.
Tellaro hamlet
Favourite destination for many Italian and foreign artists, Tellaro is one of the places that gave the La Spezia Gulf the name of the Gulf of Poets. Easternmost fraction of the town of Lerici, it is also one of the “borgate” taking part to the Palio del Golfo.
The symbol of Tellaro
The only way to get to Tellaro is a driveway which leads from Lerici to Tellaro, lying on the sea, through the stunning coves of Maralunga and Fiascherino. The village can also be reached with some footpaths from the villages above, with a beautiful view on the Gulf, although with some difficulty, given the rough and rugged terraces descending to the sea.
Very fascinating are the stories related to the village. Among the most famous legends, one that tells the rescue of Tellaro from a Saracen pirates night attack in the Middle Ages, by the work of a giant octopus that aroused the population playing hammer church bells.

This post is also available in: itItaliano

Esplora l'area attraverso esperienze locali

On this website we use first or third-party tools that store small files (cookie) on your device. Cookies are normally used to allow the site to run properly (technical cookies), to generate navigation usage reports (statistics cookies) and to suitable advertise our services/products (profiling cookies).
Enabling these cookies, you help us to offer you a better experience. Cookie policy