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The FAI days: 3 suggestions of industrial architecture in Italy

Highlights, La Spezia, Milan Leave a comment

This weekend the national FAI Autumn Days are back, with many cultural assets to visit throughout Italy! The traditional opening of public places normally closed to visitors, will take place on 12 and 13 October, and as always will have a particular preference of cultural heritage buildings unknown even to those who live a short […]

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Treasure Hunt in the most beautiful hamlets of Italy

Highlights, History and culture, Lunigiana, Val di Vara, What's Up & Exhibitions Leave a comment

The Orange Flags: signs of great little Italian extraordinary. Since 1998 the Touring chooses among the many municipalities of the Italian hinterland (maximum population of 15,000 inhabitants) that make choices for a quality tourist accommodation and offer excellent local products. To date, there are over 220 Orange Flags waving in those places that bear witness […]

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Venerio, the welcoming hermit on the Island of Tino

Gulf of Poets, Highlights, History and culture, Portovenere Leave a comment

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

Gulf of Poets, Highlights, History and culture, La Spezia local insider, Portovenere, Leave a comment

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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The sea Trail, to swim carefree between Vernazza and Monterosso

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The coast of the Cinque Terre by the sea: a joy for the eyes not only for those who own a boat. The success of the Cinque Terre makes them very attractive for those who like to sail and motorboats, yachts, sailboats flock more and more in the coves and beaches of this stretch of coast, sometimes in […]

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The Summer Solstice is here: many celebrations between sea and mountains

Highlights, History and culture, Lerici, Lunigiana, Plan your visit, Val di Vara, What's Up & Exhibitions Leave a comment

On the eve of the Summer Solstice, some spirituality and nature events celebrate the days of light. Borgo San Lorenzo is an inland village behind Lerici: here, in the twilight of the woods at sunset, an evocative spectacle between nature and millenary constructions that celebrates light in the days of summer Solstice has been occurring […]

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Open olive groves: experience the gold of Liguria

Eat Local, Highlights, What's Up & Exhibitions Leave a comment

Le foglie dai riflessi dorati mosse dalla brezza del mare, il legno profumato, la forza dei fusti antichi e i frutti torniti: gli oliveti di Liguria sono la cornice inconfondibile dello sguardo ligure sul mondo,. La manifestazione Oliveti Aperti del prossimo weekend 15 e 16 Giugno li apre al pubblico per farli conoscere e degustarne i prodotti.

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An island in the Gulf

And more ..., Gulf of Poets, Highlights, Portovenere Leave a comment

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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