LERICI CASTLE

In the Middle Ages, Lerici was a free port with no fortifications. In 1241 the Pisans, after defeating the Genoeses during the Battle of Giglio…

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THE PARISH CHURCH OF SAINT FRANCIS

Completed in 1636, this is the second church dedicated to Saint Francis – the first one, built in the 14th Century…

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THE ORATORY AND THE TOWER OF SAINT ROCH

Built “extra moenia” in 1287, this baroque church was dedicated to St Martin and St Christopher…

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PIAZZA MOTTINO AND THE PISAN VILLAGE

This little square was named after a family of men of letters, prelates and admirals in charge of the papal fleet…

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CA’DORIA AND THE “CARPANETA” ROAD

The “Carpaneta” road starts from Piazza Garibaldi and goes up to the hills of Lerici…

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THE CHURCH OF SAINT MARTHA

The church of Saint Marta is located in the heart of the “carobi”and it is easily reachable by entering the fortified gate in Piazza Mottino…

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 SAN TERENZO CASTLE

Built around a 12th century guard-tower, this castle was built by the people of San Terenzo themselves, and they still are very proud of it…

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