La Spezia Carnival traditions

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La Spezia Carnival floats get back to town, with a big street party. Meet Batiston, the guy who wanted the throne as King of the Carnival. A brief history of the traditional mask of La Spezia. Naples has Pulcinella, Venice has Pantalone and Colombina, Viareggio has Burlamacco, Bologna has Balanzone, Arlecchino is from Bergamo and […]

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Venerio, the welcoming hermit on the Island of Tino

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The city, or perhaps it is better to say its sea, is preparing to celebrate San Venerio, the saint protector of the Gulf On the 13th and 14th and 15th September, is celebrated on the sea of the Gulf the feast of St. Venerio, an ancient worship that is the patron saint of sailors in […]

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Madonna Bianca: a miracle in Portovenere

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The feast of the Madonna Bianca that every year on August 17 animates the village of Portovenere, has ancient origins. The birth of the Marian devotion in Portovenere dates back to a summer night in 1399 when the house of one Luciardo occurred a miracle “August 16, 1399, the voice goes around from street to street:” […]

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Palio del Golfo La Spezia 2019

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La Spezia in these days celebrates one of the most beautiful festivals, the Festa del Mare, with the Palio del Golfo, which sees the villages of the Gulf of Spezia competing in a race of strokes in the waters in front of the city. A heartfelt race, which is said to draw its origins from […]

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The numbers of the Palio del Golfo

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Fezzano is the winner of the 2018’s Palio del Golfo edition. What are the numbers of this old La Spezia’s tradition, set by the Gulf’s fishers?

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An island in the Gulf

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The island of Palmaria. The island within reach. So close, so far away. Almost reachable by swimming from Porto Venere, Palmaria is still an island …

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10 things to see in La Spezia – One day in La Spezia

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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 […]

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Belin Concept in DoInItaly!

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Belin Concept has chosen DoInItaly as the La Spezia showroom for its creations A small great reality of Tigullio arrives in La Spezia in our spaces: it is BELIN Concept, which already in the brand name reveals all its proud ligurian identity. The artisan company from Sestri Levante starts from the desire of telling the […]

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Vote Palmaria Island as a “Place of the heart” FAI 2018

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The Places of the Heart are a map of environments, locations, large, small, famous or unknown that represent emotions and tell different stories, all Italian, all great for their simplicity, all significant in their essence. This important mapping of Italy also includes our Palmaria island this year. The mapping of the Places of the Heart […]

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3 (unmissable) staircases towards the sea

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Do you like trekking? Do you love uncrowded beaches? Do you love crystal clear water? Here are three ideas to satisfy your desires The Ligurian coast of the Cinque Terre is not only characterized by five marvelous villages that stand out over the sea, but, for the more adventurous, it also hides wild beaches, challenging […]

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