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.

La Spezia Trip Planner

Plan your customized day by day trip plan for La Spezia. Choose from various experinces categories as adventure, romantic and family and kids friendly for your trip using using La Spezia trip planner.

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