in Provincia di La Spezia of Liguria, Italy
- Massa Cinquale Airport (18 mi)
- Pisa / San Giusto - Galileo Galilei International Airport (41 mi)
- Lucca / Tassignano Airport (42 mi)
- Genova / Sestri Cristoforo Colombo Airport (53 mi)
- Parma Airport (55 mi)
- Piacenza Airport (56 mi)
- Firenze / Peretola Airport (72 mi)
- Marina Di Campo Airport (95 mi)
- Verona / Villafranca Airport (103 mi)
- Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) (Unesco heritage, 5 mi)
- Piazza del Duomo, Pisa (Unesco heritage, 39 mi)
- Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli (Unesco heritage, 49 mi)
- Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena (Unesco heritage, 66 mi)
- Historic Centre of Florence (Unesco heritage, 75 mi)
- Historic Centre of San Gimignano (Unesco heritage, 75 mi)
- Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany (Unesco heritage, 76 mi)
- Mantua and Sabbioneta (Unesco heritage, 87 mi)
- Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci (Unesco heritage, 99 mi)
- Crespi d'Adda (Unesco heritage, 104 mi)
- Parco Giochi Gomma Piuma (amusement park, (16 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 44.103 and 9.824 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 44° 6' 10" and E 9° 49' 25"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Italian, German, French, Sardinian, Catalan, Corsican, Slovenian
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 07:38 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Europe/Rome
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:18 am and 5:51 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -43.733 and -176.350 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Explore La Spezia
La Spezia in Provincia di La Spezia (Liguria) with it's 88,491 inhabitants is a city in Italy about 204 mi (or 329 km) north-west of Rome, the country's capital.
Local time in La Spezia is now 07:38 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Rome with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of La Spezia, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Italy is Massa Cinquale Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 29 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Italy is Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), West. We found 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Portovenere, Piano di Follo, Vezzano Ligure, Ricco del Golfo and Riomaggiore. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
CDH Hotel La Spezia
NH La Spezia
Hotel Firenze e Continentale
Affittacamere Casa Danè
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
The Tyrrhenian Sea is part of the Mediterranean Sea off the western coast of Italy.
Tellaro is a village on the east coast of the Gulf of La Spezia in Liguria, northern Italy. It is a frazione of the comune (municipality) of Lerici.
The Ligurian Sea is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, between the Italian Riviera and the island of Corsica. The sea is probably named after the ancient Ligures people.
Province of La Spezia
The Province of La Spezia is a province in the Liguria region of Italy. Its capital is the city of La Spezia. It has an area of 881 km², and a total population of 223,606 inhabitants (2010). There are 32 communes in the province (source: Italian institute of statistics Istat In the province of La Spezia are the famous Cinque Terre, Portovenere and the Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site http://whc. unesco. org/en/list/826.
Manarola (Manaea in the local dialect) is a small town, a frazione of the comune (municipality) of Riomaggiore, in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, northern Italy. It is the second smallest of the famous Cinque Terre towns frequented by tourists.
Corniglia is a frazione ("fraction") of the commune of Vernazza in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, northern Italy. Unlike the other localities of the Cinque Terre, Corniglia is not directly adjacent to the sea. Instead, it is on the top of a promontory about 100 metres high, surrounded on three sides by vineyards and terraces and the fourth side descends steeply to the sea.
Comando Raggruppamento Subacquei e Incursori Teseo Tesei
See Decima Flottiglia MAS for Italian frogmen during and before WWII. COMSUBIN (Comando Raggruppamento Subacquei e Incursori Teseo Tesei) is the elite combat frogman force and one of the Italian special forces. Italy was the first nation to use frogmen and human torpedoes. The Italian Naval Assault Divisions are considered to be the precursors to modern Naval Special Forces.
Volastra is a village in the Cinque Terre National Park, Italy. The population is less than 200 residents. The most notable building in Volastra is Nostra Signora della Salute ("Our Lady of Health"). The church is constructed in the Romanesque style, possibly dating to the twelfth century.
Stadio Alberto Picco
Stadio Alberto Picco is the main football stadium in La Spezia, Italy. Since 1919 it is the home ground of Spezia Calcio 1906. The stadium holds 10,336.
The Magra is a 62 kilometres long river of Northern Italy, which runs through Pontremoli, Villafranca in Lunigiana and Aulla in the province of Massa-Carrara; Santo Stefano di Magra, Vezzano Ligure, Arcola, Sarzana and Ameglia in the province of La Spezia. In Roman times it was known as the Macra and marked the eastern boundary of the territory of Liguria. The river’s drainage basin occupies around 1,686 km².
Tino is an Italian island situated in the Ligurian Sea, at the westernmost end of the Gulf of La Spezia. It is part of an archipelago of three closely spaced islands jutting out south from the mainland at Portovenere. The largest of the three, Palmaria, lies to the north and the tiny Tinetto to the south. In 1997, the archipelago, together with Portovenere and the Cinque Terre, was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Luni is a frazione of the comune (municipality) of Ortonovo, province of La Spezia, in the easternmost end of the Liguria region of northern Italy. It gives its name to Lunigiana, a region spanning eastern Liguria and northern Tuscany.
USS Williamsburg (AGC-369)
USS Williamsburg was a US Navy gunboat, a former private yacht, that served as a presidential yacht from 1945 to 1953.
The Vara is a river of the Province of La Spezia in Liguria, north-west Italy, which runs through Varese Ligure, Brugnato, Borghetto di Vara and Castiglione di Vara. At 58 km it is the longest river in Liguria. The main source of the river is on Monte Zatta; for much of its course it flows in a southeasterly direction, parallel to the Riviera di levante, in the valley which takes its name: the Val di Vara.
Palmaria is an Italian island situated in the Ligurian Sea, at the westernmost end of the Gulf of La Spezia. Measuring 1.6 km², it is the largest island of an archipelago of three closely spaced islands jutting out south from the mainland at Portovenere. The other islands, Tino, and the tiny Tinetto lie further south. In 1997, the archipelago, together with Portovenere and the Cinque Terre, was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Orto Botanico di Montemarcello
The Orto Botanico di Montemarcello is a nature preserve and botanical garden located within the Parco Naturale Regionale di Montemarcello-Magra, near Ameglia, Province of La Spezia, Liguria, Italy. The garden stands atop Mount Murlo (365 m) within the Caprione promontory, hills dividing the gulf of La Spezia from the Magra river plain.
German submarine U-455
German submarine U-455 was a Type VIIC U-boat built for the Nazi German Kriegsmarine for service during World War II. She was laid down on 3 September 1940, launched on 21 June 1941 and commissioned on 21 August 1941 with Kapitänleutnant Hans-Henrich Giessler in command of a crew of 51. Her service began with the 5th U-boat Flotilla, a training outfit. She was transferred to the 7th flotilla for operations at the beginning of 1942 and again to the 29th flotilla in March 1944.
Tinetto is an Italian island situated in the Ligurian Sea. It is part of an archipelago of three closely spaced islands jutting out south from the mainland at Portovenere. In 1997, the archipelago, together with Portovenere and the Cinque Terre, was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Sarzana Cathedral (Italian: Concattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta di Sarzana) in Sarzana, Liguria, Italy, is a co-cathedral of the Diocese of La Spezia-Sarzana-Brugnato. It is dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. The building is a mixture of the Romanesque and Gothic styles, reflecting the length of the period of its construction, from the early 13th to the late 15th century.
La Spezia Centrale railway station
La Spezia Centrale railway station is the main station of La Spezia, situated in the Piazza Medaglie d’Oro in the city centre.
San Venerio Lighthouse
San Venerio Lighthouse (Italian: Faro di San Venerio) is a lighthouse on the island of Tino, in the comune of Porto Venere in the Province of La Spezia, Liguria, Italy. Its construction began in 1839, and completed in 1840. It illuminates and guides the sailors in that part of Ligurian Sea.
The Scola Tower - or tower of St. John the Baptist - is a former military building located just beyond the northeastern tip (called tip Scola) of Palmaria (island) in Portovenere, in the Gulf of Poets in the province of La Spezia, Italy. It is part of, along with the Fort Cavour and Umberto I and the Batteria Semaforo, the defensive positions of Palmaria.
Church of St. Peter (Portovenere)
The Church of St. Peter, is a religious building site in square Lazzaro Spallanzani in Portovenere, Italy, in the Gulf of Poets in the province of La Spezia.
La via dell'Amore or The Way of Love (Via de l'Amùu in the Ligurian language) is a pedestrian street overlooking the sea, with a run of just over one kilometer, linking the villages of Riomaggiore and Manarola, Cinque Terre, in Liguria. The street is one of the most important tourist attractions in the area and is an integral part of the Cinque Terre National Park, a World Heritage Site.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of La Spezia.
- Piano di Follo
- Vezzano Ligure
- Ricco del Golfo
- Santo Stefano di Magra
- Calice al Cornoviglio
- Borghetto di Vara
- Rocchetta di Vara
- Monterosso al Mare
- Pieve di Zignago
- Castelnuovo Magra
San Benedetto: SP, San Benedetto (source)
San Bartolomeo: La Spezia,Porto Lotti, San Bartolomeo (source)
La Spezia: panorama, La Spezia (source)
La Spezia: skyline, La Spezia (source)
Portovenere › South-East: Palmaria − Tino − Tinetto − La Spezia, Portovenere (source)
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Spezia, La Spezia, Специя, QLP, ラ・スペツィア, Spedia, Speza, Ла Специја