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Sport and outdoor events in La Spezia and surroundings area. Practice sport and enjoy sport events in the Cinque Terre and the Eastern Liguria valleys are beautiful settings, often overlooking the open sea, to enjoy sport and outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling and running. And many sport events take place here. Water sports, specially rowing and sailing are also widely practiced here. Find out more on Cinque Terre and Beyond.

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Hiking from Campiglia to Portovenere, just like heaven

12 Jun , 2016  

Il sentiero da Campiglia a Portovenere, La Spezia

The only thing I miss of Italy is going down to the sea along the path from Campiglia to Portovenere. This is what always repeats a friend who has been living abroad for a long time. A phrase that might seem corny and melancholy, but says it all without saying precisely all that this path […]

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Hoops for Help

21 May , 2016  


Today and tomorrow, 21 and 22 May, 4 basketball courts will be marked on the street of Viale Mazzini, which for a couple of days will take away space for bicycles to play basketball: at the opening at 9.30 a.m. you can join the street ball tournament that will take place over two days in […]

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Your wellness holiday in Cinque Terre

7 Apr , 2016  


A.D. Motum is a wellness studio in La Spezia offering th ideal treatments also to those who are travelling in the area and just want to relax and make the best out of their holidays. Holidays are a great opportunity to try new things, yet sometimes chilling time can be risky, specially if you are […]

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La Spezia, a day of sport

3 Apr , 2016  


From the early hours of today, the city of La Spezia shines in a range of colours: it’s not just the by now full spring making outdoor time so sweet, today two organized sporting events are taking place in town. One is Vivicittà, an amateur footrace open t everyone who wants to take part to […]

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Sciacchetrail and Minisciacchetrail!

24 Feb , 2016  


Schiacchetrail is a running race which takes place every year in the Cinque Terre paths, joining love for outodoor sports, nature and for the unique Ligurian territory, which is per se a way to enjoy wellness in a unspoilt environment. The name “sciacchetrail” come from the local sweet wine name Sciacchetra, and trail running, so […]


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The Palio del Golfo in La Spezia: this weekend

1 Aug , 2015  


Those who are visiting La Spezia this week will enjoy one of the most exciting summer time in town. The city and the so-told “borgate marinare” (the nearby sea villages) are getting ready for the Palio del Golfo. You probably have already heard of the Palio di Siena: an historical horse race in costumes to […]


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The natural pool in the sea: join the party today

18 Jul , 2015  

For a few hours the Canal of Porto Venere is transformed into a large natural pool: an event has that become one of the main appointments of Summer in La Spezia. Locals and tourists enjoy an afternoon of amazing swimming, drinks and music on the shore. To have the “natural pool” boats traffic is interdicted […]


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Mariperman Trophy in La Spezia sea

27 May , 2015  

Trofeo CSSN Mariperman 2014

Looking at the sea in La Spezia in the next days will be even more beautiful, with the stretch of water in front of the town punctuated of beautiful sailboats challenging to gain the Mariperman Trophy. On Saturday 29th from all over the Tyrrhenian Sea many Latin sail boats to challenge in a regatta: an old […]

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Tour of Italy in La Spezia

9 May , 2015  


The Tour of Italy or Giro d’Italia stops in La Spezia for the 4th and 5th stage of this popular bicycle race. If you happen to be in town on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th of May, don’t miss the colorful convoy of athletes running through the main city streets “fighting for pink”, namely the […]