La Spezia city and its Cruise Port

The La Spezia shore excursions need to feature on your next holiday destination

La Spezia is an important Port on the western coast of Italy in the Ligurian region and is a major stop for Mediterranean cruise ships and passengers often stop at as it is a main departing point to visit the renewed mountainside villages of Cinque Terre, Portovenere and Lerici.

La Spezia is a prime location to stop if you want to explore Tuscany and you can easily travel to Pisa, Lucca, Florence and in Liguria the pictoresque village of Portofino.

Tours from La Spezia port will meet you at the Cruise Terminal and will take you on your visit to enjoy your shore excursion in a personalized experience with a private guide and vehicle.

Shore Excursions from La Spezia Port

Shore excursions from Livorno and La Spezia

La Spezia has a beautiful waterfront with some fantastic scenery and attractions, it is the departing point for the ferries to Portovenere and Cinque Terre. The port area adjacent to the Centro Storico and Porto Mirabello are amazing places to walk, people watch and enjoy the fine weather. At the waterfront is the Passeggiata Costantino Morin that is lined with trees and offers great views of the harbour. La Spezia has a great combination of historical buildings, beautiful scenery, and fantastic surrounding sites.

The Saint George castle is one of the major landmarks in La Spezia and has stood for hundreds of years. Originally part of the cities defensive fortification network, the castle was constructed in the 13th century. Inside the castle there is an archaeological museum that contains various finds from this region of Italy dating as far back as the Copper Age and Roman settlements.


Costa Marcos
December 20, 2019
It's an easy walk from the cruise terminal to the train station, and there it's just as easy to pick up a Cinque Terre day train ticket - et voila, you can explore one of the best stretches of coast anywhere in the Mediterranean.

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