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Exploring the coast of Lerici - Trekking from the beach of Venere Azzurra to Falconara

Guided tour / Walk / Scientific eco-tour

Target audience: Public
Language: Italian / English
Format: on-site
Mediterranean focus: Lerici, La Spezia, Italy
Time: 09:30
Duration: 3 hours
Organised by Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA)


The path starts from the beach of Venere Azzurra and passes through the beach of Marinella di San Terenzo, then it climbs to Falconara (Lerici, SP). During the scientific trekking there will be three stops, when the coastal environment will be "explored" and different themes will be addressed including: macro and microplastics on the beaches, alien species in the Gulf of La Spezia, anthropization of the coastal environment. In Falconara, participants will observe the recovery of vegetation in areas no longer subject to strict anthropogenic control. The activity will be carried out in the province of La Spezia under the coordination of INGV.

The trek is open to all and the language will be calibrated according to the age and scientific background of participants.

For infomation and reservations
Marinella Abbate @ marinella [dot] abbateatenea [dot] it (marinella[dot]abbate[at]enea[dot]it)