• Lerici

  • A sprinkling of brightly coloured houses lines medieval streets that wind up to Lerici’s castle, which overlooks the entrance to the Gulf of Poets. The castle is thought to be the inspiration for Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein.” From May 1822 the Shelley family was living in a dilapidated boat house, Casa Magni, with the sea lapping the doors, near the tiny village of San Terenzo. Between San Terenzo and Lerici lies the eighteenth century Villa Marigola offering stunning views on the Porto Venere.

  • Venues

    Villa Marigola  

    Lerici

    Via S. Biaggini, 1

    Oratorio di Santa Maria in Selaa  

    Tellaro

    Castle of Lerici  

    Lerici

    Chiesa di San Francesco  

    Lerici

    Via Matteotti, 3

    Villa and Parco Shelley    

    San Terenzo

    Via Paolo Mantegazza

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