La Spezia local insider Portovenere What's Up

San Venerio 2016: when and how visit the Tino Island

For the feast of St. Venerio the island of Tino will be open from Sunday 11 to Tuesday, September 13th. Here the ferry schedules and the details of the three days. 11 to 13 September: note these days on the calendar, because they are the ones where you can visit the island of Tino. Jewel of the Gulf of La Spezia, the island (which we have already spoken to reveal some of its secrets) is under the control of the Navy and can be visited only in the San Venerio…

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La Spezia local insider Portovenere What's Up

The "natural Pool" of Portovenere: on saturday!

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 gets closed to the boats traffic so that people can swim in its water. Although the distance between the two closest points of Portovenere and the island is about 50 meters and the swim is absolutely doable and beautiful, the Portovenere channel is in fact…

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