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La Spezia local insider, La Spezia, Lerici

The cove of Lerici and the Fossola church: two secrets places in La Spezia even for locals

8 Jun , 2016  

La Caletta di Lerici, paradiso nel Golfo dei Poeti

The Cove of Lerici and the Church of the Guardian Angels in Fossola: dream places, often unknown even to locals. The Gulf of Poets and the La Spezia area have many wonderful corners. Some are well known and popular, others are almost ignored by the beachgoers, as many do not know how they exist and […]

La Spezia local insider, La Spezia Stories, Portovenere

Botticelli’s Venus was born in Portovenere

7 Jun , 2016  

La Venere di Botticelli: la ragazza raffigurata è la spezzina Simonetta Cattaneo Vespucci

Simonetta Cattaneo was born in Portovenere, she married one of the Vespucci Family, and shook the hearts of Renaissance Florence ending up in one of the most famous paintings of history. Not everyone knows it, but the Venus by Botticelli was from La Spezia : her name was Simonetta. Simonetta Cattaneo was born in Portovenere […]

La Spezia local insider

Breakfast in La Spezia: the dipped focaccia tradition explained

6 Jun , 2016  

Colazione ligure: in Liguria in tantissimi fanno colazione intingendo la focaccia nel cappuccino

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. If you want to have a “continental” Breakfast in La Spezia, that […]

La Spezia local insider, Monterosso

Monterosso, the Giant: from splendor to grimace

4 Jun , 2016  

La statua del Gigante di Monterosso nelle Cinque Terre

Luxury quirk in a dream villa, the statue of the Giant also marked the misfortune of those who designed it, and was in danger of being destroyed At the end of the Fegina Beach, the statue of the Giant today is at the end of Monterosso. Overlookig the sea of the Cinque Terre, but lacking […]

La Spezia local insider, La Spezia Stories, Portovenere

Torre Scola: almost destroyed because of Napoleon, saved by miracle

3 Jun , 2016  

Torre Scola, fortificazione nel golfo dei Poeti - foto Mario Riva

The fortification in front of Palmaria Island has a long story: built by the Genoese, almost destroyed by the British and saved from being demolished. Some italianize its name in “Torre Scuola” and some swear it was a prison, but the story of the Torre Scola is different and goes from the Republic of Genoa […]

Cinque Terre, La Spezia local insider, La Spezia Stories, Vernazza

Vernazza, the beach originated by the flood

2 Jun , 2016  

Cinque Terre, Vernazza, La Spiaggia nata dall'alluvione - foto Daniele Battistini -

The catastrophic rains of October 25, 2011 have not left only mud and destruction, but also a large new beach. October 25, 2011 is a day that in Vernazza – as in all of the Vara Valley and the entire Val di Magra and in La Spezia – no one will forget: six hours of […]


La Spezia local insider

How to be fed in La Spezia: a short guide through La Spezia local cuisine

1 Jun , 2016  

Acciughe di Monterosso, prodotto tipico della Spezia

From fish to vegetables: quick tips to try the taste of La Spezia local cuisine “What should I eat tonight here?” The increased tourist interest on the territory of La Spezia has made this question more and more frequent. Faced with the questions of tourists (asking questions like: “What can we eat? What are the […]