Cerca esperienze

Search


An island in the Gulf

Gulf of Poets, Highlights, Portovenere, Uncategorized 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 …

View Post

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

Uncategorized Leave a comment

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 […]

View Post

Venerio, the welcoming hermit on the Island of Tino

Uncategorized 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 12th and 13th, 16th and 17th September, is celebrated on the sea of the Gulf the feast of St. Venerio, an ancient worship that is the patron saint of sailors […]

View Post

Rice cake sweet or savory? No, it’s stupid!

Uncategorized Leave a comment

A very typical La Spezia’s local food is the torta di riso – the rice cake, in two, or even three possible versions. If you look at it from Liguria, the rice cake isthat savory one; if you come from Carrara it’s sweet (although also in La Spezia there are sweet rice cakes variants). And […]

View Post

The Pesto Sauce: a serious matter, intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Uncategorized Leave a comment

This week, Liguria unfolds a long green carpet, stretching all along the Riviera, to promote the Pesto Sauce as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage of humanity A green masterpiece, a joy for the eyes and the watering mouth, green gold that grows in your hands when you mix of a few, simple, fresh elements. The […]

View Post

Reggio and the Sanctuary Road: pining for peace in the Cinque Terre

Uncategorized Leave a comment

Cinque Terre away from the crowd is a wish that many visitors have during their stay, as the incredible amount of people make many want to run away. Trekking is definitely the solution, as well as one of the best things to do in the area. Trekking on the Sanctuary Road features more than just a […]

View Post

Belin means? One word, many meanings. A compendium about a Ligurian word.

Uncategorized, , , Leave a comment

Impossible to visit Liguria without hearing the word: “Belin!”. It sounds like a good word for many situations. For La Spezia and Liguria visitors here is a The Dictionary of Belino, essential to never lose the sense of the speech in La Spezia and surroundings. A word, a thousand meanings: notes about the Belin Belin, for […]

View Post

The "natural Pool" of Portovenere: on saturday!

Portovenere, Uncategorized, , , Leave a comment

On Saturday 23rd of July, one of the hottest events in La Spezia, loved and attended by so many locals: it’s the natural pool of Portovenere. The so-called “Portovenere’s natural pool” is a day during which the sea channel between Portovenere and the Palmaria island is closed to the boat traffic so that people can swim […]

View Post
Acciughe fritte e vino, semplicce aperitivo

3 reasons why the Ligurian cuisine is not a poor one

Uncategorized Leave a comment

Measured in condiments and mild in flavor, the Ligurian cuisine is called “cucina povera” by those who misunderstands it, because poverty is actually its wealth. The beauty of Italy is also made by what it can put on the table: there is no Italian region that does not have some culinary specialties known throughout the […]

View Post

Breakfast in La Spezia: the dipped focaccia tradition explained

Uncategorized, Leave a comment

Having breakfast with a focaccia bread dipped in cappuccino is a Ligurian tradition. Outside the region, almost no one understands the charm of this specialty. Here’s how to figure out the Ligurian way and how to have the best breakfast in La Spezia. Il tunnel che fu protagonista durante la seconda Guerra Mondiale di due […]

View Post

Esplora l'area attraverso esperienze locali

On this website we use first or third-party tools that store small files (cookie) on your device. Cookies are normally used to allow the site to run properly (technical cookies), to generate navigation usage reports (statistics cookies) and to suitable advertise our services/products (profiling cookies).
Enabling these cookies, you help us to offer you a better experience. Cookie policy