La Spezia

La Spezia is the capital city of the province of La Spezia. It is located at the eastern "Riviera di Levante" in Liguria is and only 70 km away from Tuscany. With more than 92.000 inhabitants La Spezia is the second largest municipality of Liguria (after Genoa). "Arsenale Militare Marittimo" (base of the Italian marine) is one of the most important military harbors of Italy.


With the ferry boat you can go from La Spezia to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Cinque Terre, to Lerici and to the island Palmaria as well as to Corsica and Sardinia. The historical center of La Spezia invites you to a shopping spree or a stroll. La Spezia is member of the "Associazione Città d’Arte e Cultura" (CIDAC) and offers you many cultural delights. We suggest you to visit Castello San Giorgio, Chiesa Santa Maria Asunta, Chiesa Santa Maria della Neve and Cattedrale Cristo Re