The Mesciua, winter in La Spezia local food

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This decidedly wintry weather, the cold, the darkness that takes over our days more and more naturally inspires a dish for every La Spezia local: the Mesciua, or Mes-ciüa, a dish defined as “of poor cuisine” but in fact very rich.

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La Spezia, town of Futurism

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Did you know that La Spezia is a futuristic city? And precisely to Marinetti, the major’s futurism exponent, we owe the closeness between futurism and the town of Spezia.

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The numbers of the Palio del Golfo

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A journey through the Palio del Golfo and its history by the numbers that have built a great tradition.

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The sad story of Bianca Maria Malaspina at the Fosdinovo Castle

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The walls of the Malaspinian Fosdinovo Castle were the scene of the marquise Bianca Maria Aloisa’s tragedy. The many testimonies of her ghostly presence in the fortress are today one of the most well-known hunted phenomena in the world.

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The revolutionary Cinque Terre Railway

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One of the most famous and beautiful stretches in the world, the Cinque Terre railway goes through all the Cinque Terre villages.

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Is the Cinque Terre Via Dell’Amore open? Romantic Routes in the Cinque Terre area

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After a few years since a devastating flood destroyed the Cinque Terre Via Dell’Amore, it’s still complicated, like it happens in romantic relationships.

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The biggest nativity in the world lights up Christmas in the Cinque Terre

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The crib that lights up Christmas every year in Manarola is now a tradition of the Cinque Terre area, the famous worldwide protagonist of some Christmas records.

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Carrara Marble Quarries on Michelangelo’s footprints

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It is said that Michelangelo was not only a visitor in the Carrara marble quarries, but that the great sculptor personally extracted the pieces of stone from the mountain, feeling in the hands, in the nature of the rock, the figure of his work of art already being molded.

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Is the Via dell’Amore Open? Well, “it’s Complicated”

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The state to date “is complicated”, as with so many paths of love. However, the light at the end of the tunnel seems to be visible. The signs announcing its presence could be misleading, leaving hope that La Via dell’Amore – the Route of Love, among the most beautiful paths in the world, is once […]

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Fall foliage in Italy: a warm embrace in the vineyard. 3 ideas to enjoy colors and wine

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Italy has no such thing as a fall foliage forecast, as it is not as known as in other countries. But foliage takes place in the vineyards, where autumn colors hold you in a warm embrace on the first cold days of the year.

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