La Spezia Tourism

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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.

La Spezia Travel Tips

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.
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Facts and Stats for La Spezia*

  • Pollution Statistics in La Spezia

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

    • Air Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • La Spezia: Crime and Safety

    How safe is La Spezia for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in La Spezia.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 16.67 (Very Low)
  • Living in La Spezia - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 66.28 (High)
    • Pollution Index 57.47 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27.5 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 79.02 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 91.67 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.67 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 61.44 (Low)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in La Spezia

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 94.05 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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