10 things to see in La Spezia – One day in La Spezia
With the cruise ships in the city and the international success of the Cinque Terre, the number of tourists who are in La Spezia grows as in a passage to be interpreted. Better to quickly reach the station to take the train to the Cinque Terre or be surprised by the city?
Sometimes a little lost, trying to read the names of the streets and victims of unexpected traffic, we see more and more tourists throughout the city. Passengers heading somewhere else, they decide to give some time to its discovery, abducted by the call of the of the charming city center streets and the contrast between the contemporary and the Art Nouveau buildings, or venturing on its hills to understand it from above.
Below is a Google map of the center of La Spezia commented and a summary of the itinerary among the ten things to see in La Spezia in our opinion most significant for those who visit the town on their own. The list is not exhaustive but describes a possible route to start with depending on the time available. The map also shows other points of interest not included in this article but other parts of the site.
Map of the 10 highlights in La Spezia
Map of the ten most interesting things to see in La Spezia
1. Tahon di Revel bridge, connecting sea and town
So white and modern the immediately attracts the look of those arriving from the sea or those walking on the city’s promenade. Suggestive to visit also at night, to stop to look at the lights of the town and take pictured of the reflection of the white bridge set on the dark sea. Built in 2014, it is a drawbridge with a contemporary and exciting concept, which connects the touristic port with the historical center of the city through the public gardens.
2. The Public Gardens, city's green lung
3. Via del Prione, the Carugio Drito
4. Santa Maria Assunta, in the city's heart
5.The Market: local food and fresh fish
6. Museo Lia, Major works of Art in town
7. Urban Art Decò and stairways
8. Castello di San Giorgio, fortress with a view
9. Piazza Verdi, night and day futurism
10. The Cathedral and Piazza Europa, the contemporary city
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