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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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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Three ways to fall in love with the Cinque Terre (again)

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Too crowded in the high season, the Cinque Terre still show their soul to those who want to find out. Here are three ways to do it. Japanese photographers taking photos of the Germans with sandals, american blondes with squeaky white teeth, crowded trains. Many people who “have been there, have done that” as they […]

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Amerigo Vespucci: the most beautiful ship in the world

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The most beautiful ship in the world based in La Spezia: launched in 1931, the Amerigo Vespucci is symbol of Italian excellence on the sea. A jewel that locals often see in La Spezia sea. The Amerigo Vespucci – the symbol of the world navies – is based in La Spezia. The Italian navy’s training […]

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The Castiglione Countess, a dandy from La Spezia

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Observes passersby in front of her house with a strange monocle is the Countess of Castiglione, who had a father from La Spezia, with her original personality made her beauty a dandy icon, while playing with the strategies and tactics of diplomatics Virginia Oldoini was born in Florence in 1837, daughter of the Marquis of […]

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Panigacci and Testaroli: meanings and differences

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Many food specialties in La Spezia area come from the hinterland. Two of them are Panigacci and Testaroli, made from the same dough with slight differences in preparation and traditions. “But what is the difference between panigacci and testaroli?” You might wonder during a stay  between Deiva Marina and Lunigiana. It’s not easy to give […]

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The British discover there is more than the Cinque Terre: the Telegraph on Portovenere

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Attracted by the Cinque Terre, tourists from across the Channel are starting to look around and discover what to do in Cinque Terre and beyond. The Telegraph recommens to visit Porto Venere and Tellaro Porto Venere? It is not less beautiful than the Cinque Terre and it is also quieter: definitely worth a visit. This […]

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Not to miss in La Spezia: 12 panoramic view points

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From the hidden villages to the sea, from the Val di Magra to over the Cinque Terre: a journey through the province in 12 exceptional pictures. From east to west, from the border with Tuscany to the Cinque Terre and Beyond: the area of La Spezia is a postcard land. You can also visit it […]

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Stadomelli in Val di Vara speaks English with the Scottish Fest

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Every summer the Stadomelli village hosts the Scottish Fest, a sign of a deep bond between the town of Val di Vara and the United Kingdom For some years, the summer of Stadomelli – a small village in the municipality of Rocchetta Vara – lights to the sound of bagpipes and with the flavor of […]

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The Stair of the Doomed: cursed beauty on the Palmaria Island

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he archipelago of La Spezia includes- with its three islands – more than one reason for charm and interest.

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