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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La Spezia Carnival traditions

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Batiston, the guy who pined for being the king of the La Spezia carnival. A brief history of the traditional mask. Naples has Pulcinella, Venice has Pantalone and Colombina, Viareggio has Burlamacco, Bologna has Balanzone, Arlecchino is from Bergamo and Gianduia from Turin, Baciccia goes around Genoa and La Spezia? What is the typical mask […]

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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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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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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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Giulia Borsi and Cecilia Botta, local illustrators exhibit in DoInItaly

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For both young illustrators, art is inspired by our land, with a fresh and original trait In the DoInItaly Showroom we host the works of Giulia Borsi and Cecilia Botta, young local artists. Cecilia and Giulia share the gaze on nature strongly inspired by Liguria and its landscapes, as well as the minimalist and essential […]

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Margaret, the ship sleeping leaning to the dam

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Sank on the 2nd December 2005, the Georgian ship is still lying against the dam of La Spezia. Virtually invisible to the eyes, hiding its story under the sea On the night of December 2, 2005 was a stormy night. The Gulf of Poets, usually very sheltered, has wrought a force 5 sea with a violent […]

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Tellaro: how an octopus saved one of the most beautiful hamlets of Italy

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East end of the Gulf of Poets, Tellaro is on the list of most beautiful villages in Italy drawn up by the Italian Touring Club. The legend says that it was a bell-ringer octopus to save the village from a pirate invasion One with its cliffs, the end of the east of the town of […]

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IL Modello della Amerigo Vespucci esposto al Museo navale della Spezia

Visit of the Technical Naval Museum in La Spezia

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Many visitors in La Spezia wish to see the Naval Base and arsenal of the city which is not visitable, but also the Technical and Naval Museum of La Spezia next to it is definitely worth a visit. La Spezia naval base is since 1870 one of the main Navy ports in Italy, but visiting […]

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