Castè is a very small medieval village of the region Liguria's hinterland, at the edge of the Park of the Cinque Terre. The small village dates back to the 15th century, and it is very close to the sea and the town La Spezia. The Cinque Terre are easily accessible from La Spezia by train, by sea or by foot. Trekking fans can walk along the trail 01 which crosses Castè. We don't advice to use the car. In order to arrive from Castè to La Spezia, you will need a car to cover the distance of about 7 km. From La Spezia you can easily reach by sea the most beautiful places of the Ligurian Riviera (Lerici, Tellaro, San Terenzo, Fiascherino, Portovenere and the island Palmaria).
The Cinque Terre are one of the most fascinating and unspoilt areas of Liguria, cristallizate in time and far from the noise and bustle of the metropolitan. The medieval atmosphere of the five villages evokes the traditions of this land, its most typical flavors and the pride of its people. Nestled in the mountains, Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso are a real treasure of Italian heritage. Easily reachable by ferry and on Goiters-typical Ligurian boats-to admire the rugged coastline and the climb of nature; By train for those who love the surprise of the Games of darkness and light of the windows on the Sea of galleries; By car or by Vespa to explore the hinterland of the National Park and the Gulf of poets, arriving everywhere.
Portovenere is a medieval seaside village with characteristic coloured houses, dominated by the ancient church of San Pietro overlooking the sea.
The village was much loved by the English poet Lord Byron who gave the name to a cave located behind the Strait
One of the main Italian ports and the second Ligurian city, La Spezia is inserted in the splendid Gulf and boasts a magnificent panorama, on Lerici, San Terenzo, Portovenere and the islands of Palmara and Tino.
Lerici welcomes us with its splendid scenery, celebrated by poets and writers, and with its villas scattered on the hill overlooking the Gulf.
The water of the sea, sparkling with a thousand lights and colors, is a promise of a fantastic stay, ideal both to relax and to engage in the many water sports.
The villages located along the coast: San Terenzo, Fiascherino, and the town of.
Portofino, in the Gulf of Tigullio that stretches between the Cinque Terre and Genoa, has the longest coastline of Liguria.
Famous thanks to its bay and near Santa Margerita Ligure and Rapallo.
Today Genoa, as well as the seat of the most important port of Italy, is an important trade fair.
In the past it reached its splendor as a marine republic, acquiring dominance over the Tyrrhenian Sea, not to be missed especially for those who have children the aquarium.