Experiences

EXPERIENCES

Antica Residenza La Luna e l'Ulivo is pleased to be able to make your wishes come true with a holiday to be personalized. You can choose to enrich your stay with experiences that will allow you to come into close contact with culture, nature and local traditions. We offer you:

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ON THE WAYS OF HISTORY

discover La Spezia and its territory with a tour guide

“La Spezia, a city to discover”. Itineraries in the historic center between Liberty buildings and ancient streets. Strolling in the city center to discover a hidden beauty made of art, military fortifications and historic buildings a stone's throw from the sea.

“The magic of Portovenere between history, mystery and traditions” Itinerary at the origins of a myth. A small fishing village born on an ancient site that preserves extraordinary and fascinating traces with its churches and its castle that have become famous all over the world.

“The Gulf of Poets: walking between Lerici and San Terenzo” Discovering English poets and castles by the sea. A fantastic itinerary that will take you to admire the two castles of the Gulf of Poets and to discover the history of the English artists who over the centuries have inhabited these villages of the gulf inspired by its beauty.

A professional and multilingual tour guide will accompany you among the wonders of our territory. Ask us for information and we will organize the visit you want.

All initiatives are subject to payment

(in collaboration with SpeziAMAnia)

SAILING THE SEA

our excursions by sea

To discover the wonderful hidden corners of the Gulf of Poets and the 5 Terre we recommend some beautiful excursions by sea. Two typical Ligurian boats and a captain will take you to know the islands, caves and villages that overlook our splendid sea

We propose two itineraries:

PORTOVENERE and PALMARIA ISLAND TOUR A beautiful itinerary to admire the magic of Portovenere and its church overlooking the turquoise waters from the sea. A small romantic fishing village that has become famous all over the world as a location for cultural and musical events. The wild nature of the Palmaria island with its now disused precious marble quarries and its crystal clear waters, among small inlets and hidden caves.

TOUR 5 TERRE  A unique perspective from the sea will allow you to better appreciate the five characteristic Ligurian villages. The long and narrow pastel-colored fishermen's houses perched on rocky promontories overlooking the sea. The jagged coast studded with Mediterranean scrub. Inlets that hide caves, freshwater waterfalls, sunny beaches.

Both tours include an aperitif with a stop for a swim in the sea

We will be happy to give you all the information you want to spend a pleasant day of relaxation (group or individual tours on request).

All tours are paid (in collaboration with Nord Est Vernazza Tour Boat)

BETWEEN ITALIAN CULTURE AND FLAVORS

to discover the true flavors of Liguria

"Dante Alighieri and the green gold of Liguria": Visit to the medieval village of Castelnuovo Magra where Dante stayed during his exile in the land of Lunigiana. The great Italian poet played a fundamental role in the medieval events of the place and right here he resumed writing the Divine Comedy, dedicating some passages to this territory. To learn about the tradition of true Ligurian oil, you will visit the Belfiore Agricultural Company, which specializes in the production of nationally recognized quality extra virgin olive oils: 6 hectares of terraced land with about 1500 centuries-old olive trees. A tasting of the company's products is planned.

(in collaboration with SpeziAMAnia and Belfiore Agricultural Company)

The medieval village of Arcola and the famous wine of its hills

Visit to the village of Arcola

to discover its history, events and hidden treasures within its alleys. Fortified palaces, noble houses and a thousand-year-old tower are the stage for ancient stories and events. You will also discover that a fine wine is produced in the hills of Arcola, Vermentino: you will visit the vineyard and cellar of the Azienda Agricola Spagnoli, to learn about the stages of wine production and processing. A tasting of the company's products is planned.

(in collaboration with SpeziAMAnia and Azienda Agricola Spagnoli)

HANDS IN PASTA

Cooking workshop

If you want to try to be perfect chefs by preparing and cooking some traditional Ligurian and Italian dishes, here is a fantastic cooking workshop for you, followed by a tasting of everything you have cooked. Chef Cinzia Angelotti will follow you with many valuable advice in all stages of preparation of the dishes.

(in collaboration with Agriturismo Il Fienile, Arcola)

All initiatives are paid