Landing at La Spezia
Whether seeking natural scenery of cultural pursuit, visitors who choose to land on La Spezia' coast have both to enjoy. They will find scenery galore in the Cinque Terre national and Montemarcello-Magra regional parks, in the two green lungs surrounding the Vara and Magra rivers and in the spellbinding Ligurian archipelago.
And they will have culture to pursue as well in La Spezia's rich artistic heritage and museums networl: the Amedeo Lia Museum, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, the Naval Museum and the Museum of the Lunigiana Stele Statues.
 

Tourist attractions, venues and activities

Passengers calling La Spezia will also find a captivating blend of the two in towns of renown like Sarzana, Lerici and Portovenere. The same is true in Lunigiana, a land of age-old tradition, now divided among Tuscany, Liguria and Emilia, that hugs a long stretch of the River Magra, including its mouthborder country where traces of an imposing past are still to be seen, that of Luni, until the 3rd century AD a wealthy, powerful Roman city thanks to its crescent moon-shaped harbour.

 

Cinque Terre, Lerici, Portovenere, Sarzana, Florence, Pisa, Parma, Lucca, Lunigiana and marble quarries of Carrara.

Tourist Info
Local Population: 223,000 (Province of La Spezia)
Time (GMT+/-): +1
First language:
Italian
Second language: English
Currency:
Banking hours (morning): From 08.30 to 13.30
Banking hours (afternoon): From 14.45 to 15.45
Credit cards: VISA/Mastercard
Accepts Travellers Cheques: No
Shopping hours (morning): From 09.00 to 12.30
Shopping hours (afternoon): From 15.30 to 19.30
Public holidays: 1st JAN, 6th JAN, Easter, 25th APR, 1st MAY, 2nd JUN, 15th AUG, 1st NOV, 8th DEC, 25 DE, 26 DEC
Shops are open on Saturdays: Yes
Shops are open on Sundays: No
Tourist Office Tourist information (and accommodation) bureau
Contact Name:  
Address: Viale Mazzini 45
Tel. No.: +39 0187 770900
Fax No.: +39 1087 770908
Email: iat_spezia@provincia.sp.it
Website:  

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