La Spezia Tourism

Located between Pisa and Genoa in the Ligua region of North Italy, La Spezia is the capital of the Province of La Spezia. Spread over 59.31 sq.km it is home to more than 95,700 inhabitants.

La Spezia has history dating back to the Roman era. Connected with the Genoese alterations until its fall, it later developed along the lines of the Liguarian Capital. The city saw a tremendous development from 1861 due to the commission of naval arsenal by the royal government. When the Italians yielded to their allies in September 1943, La Spezia became a departure port for the Italian Navy on the orders of British.

It is a beautiful town that brews into the surrounding hill ranges giving the tourists a picturesque beauty. The streets filled with Bergamot trees, museums, beautiful gardens, beaches and the well maintained naval territories of Italy are an absolute delight for anyone to see, thus giving them a reason to head to La Spezia.

Essential travel information and La Spezia tips for your visit

  • If you are not used to heat, bring a small battery fan with you to cool off.
  • Pack comfortable trekking shoes as there is a lot of hilly terrain.
  • Before you start your sightseeing, it would be helpful to collect as much tourist information from the tourism office in La Spezia.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of La Spezia

  • Know the pollution level of La Spezia before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is La Spezia for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in La Spezia.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.5 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 75 (High)
    • Climate Index 87.31 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 38.62 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.27 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in La Spezia

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.21 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 92.39 USD

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