Lerici is situated in one of the most beautiful inlets in the east of the Gulf of Poets and is by its beauty that in time it was called La Perla del Golfo. It was the favorite residence of the British Romantic poets and is still chosen as residence by contemporary writers.

After La Spezia, Lerici is the most important center of the Gulf of Poets. It is a city that is in addition to its natural beauty provides the historical monuments and tourist services of overriding importance. From Lerici will soon reach the archaeological excavations of Luni, the marble quarries of Carrara and the pretty town of Sarzana. A short distance from Lerici there any other inlets of striking beauty as San Terenzo, Fiascherino and Tellaro.