Travel Blogs from La Spezia, Italy

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Coffee breaks, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Coffee breaks

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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27.7.06 La Spezia, Italy Drove to La Spezia and Chinque Terre Italy for a break from the motorway and our own coffee and biscuits. Every morning Lynn and I each prepare a thermos for coffee stops along the way. This is a beautiful section of coast, ...

La Spezia and the Cinque Terre, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

La Spezia and the Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... UNESCO World Heritage protected and has sensational walking and climbing cliff paths. The Cinque Terre is a magical part of Italy the name meaning five towns. A myriad of paths link the villages with spectacular views of cliffs, coast and ...

Cinque Terre, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by tommy

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Cinque Terre, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by dreamchaser

In the morning I went into the direction of the Cinque Terre in Liguria. After I had taken the wrong way, and went via Pistoia in Tuscany, I finally arrived in the early afternoon. First I drove along the panoramic street and saw the villages from above. ...

A little more Dolce Vita in the Cinque Terre, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

A little more Dolce Vita in the Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by jklezok

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... savvy folks). So now that we are up, we enjoy a nice breakfast downstairs in the restaurant.   We are visiting the town of La Spezia today. Several things that I want to get done and we get to see some of the town this way. We have to recharge our ...

La Spezia (Day 248), La Spezia, Italy travel blog

La Spezia (Day 248)

A travel blog entry by thearodgers

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Two Weeks' Notice, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Two Weeks' Notice

A travel blog entry by joeleeis

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... decided to walk around outside at 11:30pm. It was then that we encountered our first pleasant surprise: the city of La Spezia was having its annual summer festival that weekend. There were street performers everywhere doing their various shows with tons ...

Day 12, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Day 12

A travel blog entry by keplerzuk

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... then we walked to our platform and boarded the train. It was a fun train ride that lasted about two hours. When we finally got to La Spezia we found our place quickly but we were early and had to wait about an hour. But once the we were supposed to meet ...

Train to La Spezia, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Train to La Spezia

A travel blog entry by shelleyc

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... only a 2 hour trip. The train was running late, our itinerary gave us 23 minutes to get off at Florence and find the next train to La Spezia. I had visions of missing the next train as we were loosing more time and had less and less time to make the next ...

Beautiful train ride, nice city La Spezia, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Beautiful train ride, nice city La Spezia

A travel blog entry by rddelves

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6 min walk to Florence train station. Beautiful train ride to La Spezia which is on west coast of Italy on the Med sea. Trains are a huge part of European transportation for sure. Here today at La Spezzia in transit to Cinque Terre tomorrow. Very excited ...

La Spezia, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

La Spezia

A travel blog entry by joseeetandre

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Bongiorno, The sun is warm in Italy. I guess that explained the cactus here and there and the little lizards. La Spezia is on the Mediterranean and close to the Cinque Terre. We got another airbnb here in the area without cars, just pedestrian ...

The Cinque Terre, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

The Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by redknob

... , means that it felt rewarding, sweaty, dusty and gross reaching each town. After four nights we decided we'd visit Parugia, a town inbetween La Spezia and Rome. Trying to be sneaky as it was only one stop, we hopped onto the train without a ticket and ...

Day 13, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Day 13

A travel blog entry by keplerzuk

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... caught the train as it was leaving. The departure board said it was going to go to the last town, Riomaggiore, but it went back to La Spezia instead! We didn't know why it did that, it was weird. We were a little annoyed, but we went back to are apartment ...

La Spezia, La spezia, Italy travel blog

La Spezia

A travel blog entry by ben27

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This will be the last stop I make in Italy. Today was a tiring day but worth the hike. La spezia is known for being right next to  the cinque terre which are five small towns along the coast of northern Italy and have amazing views and ...

Day of Tunnels - Ciao Italy, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Day of Tunnels - Ciao Italy

A travel blog entry by blain_holidays

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... than visit in June when there will be a lot more tourists. Our trip today took us from Biot to the coastal town of La Spezia in Italy.  The highway follows the coast all the way along however, it seemed that most of the trip was spent in tunnels. ...

Day 27, To La Spezia: When Good Cheese Goes Bad, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Day 27, To La Spezia: When Good Cheese Goes Bad

A travel blog entry by bernie.jess

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... we did get to spend at least a little time on the beach. Jess frolicked. Bernie sat very quietly. We then headed straight back to La Spezia and didn't stop at the rest of the towns. Bernie promptly went to sleep and Jess explored a little and went to the ...

La Spezia, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

La Spezia

A travel blog entry by pete-r

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... the Chief Engineer. After rushing out a couple of weeks blog entries and scanning my email, I spent an hour or two wandering around La Spezia. It was pleasant enough, but mostly closed and I didn't find an interesting old town - I'm sure it's there ...

La Spezia and Cinque Terre, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

La Spezia and Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by chrisandmike

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... this from Verona so we have now done all the four sections of trails between teh villages). The other find was a restaurant in La Spezia called Pomodoro (tomato) which does great pizza. My favourite was ham, mushroom and cream. They also have a litre ...

Romantic Notions, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Romantic Notions

A travel blog entry by laurantim

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After Cremona, we went to a very charming stretch of sea side on the north-western coast of Italy by the name of Cinque Terre.  And although the place was choc-a-block full of tourists you could not deny the quaint beauty of these little towns ...

Cigarettes, pizza, coffee, wine and gelato., Volastra, Italy travel blog

Cigarettes, pizza, coffee, wine and gelato.

A travel blog entry by jrocci

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That sums up what we have seen for the past few days. Just kidding, but it's definitely a common theme to see some combination of the above each hour of each day. We've taken to calling it out when we see it as if it's some rare sight. But anyways... ...

Arriving to La Spezia!, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Arriving to La Spezia!

A travel blog entry by timbertime

Felt very refreshed today!!! Slept well! Rob and I walked to the Farmers market in La Spezia. This is no ordinary Farmers market. Oh my gosh!!! They had every kind of fish ever imaginable. Even sword fish! Every kind of vegetable and fruit... I ...

Cinque Terra in La Spezia, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Cinque Terra in La Spezia

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... 2 secs from the station where there was a lovely lady waiting for me to check me in. She suggested a little place 20mins south of La Spezia by bus called Porte Venre which she thinks is better than the cinque terra.  So of course I had to go check ...

A night in La Spezia, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

A night in La Spezia

A travel blog entry by brentd

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After lucking out with a great afternoon in Florence, I got a train to La Spezia, which is the main station before getting into the Cinque Terre. Since I'm traveling guideless, and on a whim, I got there to find out there's no hostels and expensive ...

Picturesque Cinque Terre, La Spezia,  Italy travel blog

Picturesque Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by loznwayne2euro

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I have always loved the photos I have seen of Cinque Terre (5 fishing towns on the coast) and always dreamt of going there! I was so excited to see it for real it is more amazing in person! We walked between the first 2 towns Riomaggiore and Manarola ...

Birthday Girl in Cinque Terre, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Birthday Girl in Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by rddelves

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Happy birthday Dixie!! Took short train ride to Cinque Terre from La Spezia (approx 15 min) to last village, Monterosso. Very nice spot with history back to 1244. Cool statue by water and lots of old walls and vineyards. Vernazza  which is on about ...

Nice easy walk, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Nice easy walk

A travel blog entry by fredwfussell

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... founded at least by the 11th century. Each has a castle and watch tower to spot Muslim pirates. Poor Italy, they suffered from pirates after the barbarians took North Africa from the Romans in the early fifth century until Justinian reconquered ...

Hiking the amazing Cinqueterre, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Hiking the amazing Cinqueterre

A travel blog entry by mimmy21

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... of the Cinque Terre (Five Lands) is named after the five little fishing villages that cling precariously to the cliffs northwest of La Spezia. From here to Levanto the landscape is characterized by mountains cloaked in woods, terraces of vines and cliffs ...

Cinque Terre - La Spezia, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Cinque Terre - La Spezia

A travel blog entry by sue.morgan

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... up! The term 'mountain goats' come to mind - not trying to be disingenuous but these guys live life on cliffs. We finally made it to La Spezia and to our hotel. We had a dinner at the hotel and afterwards a couple of us went for a walk along the promenade ...

Welcome to La Spezia - closing in on Cinque Terra, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Welcome to La Spezia - closing in on Cinque Terra

A travel blog entry by travelinsara

Met the brothers from New Orleans/Houston - followed them on a crowed bus up into the hills, hoping to find a bed/room at the hostel where they were staying.  All full.  Met Mike, the Canadian who had an extra bed - and offered it to me.  ...

Hiking the Cinque Terre, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Hiking the Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by xplorersarah

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Yesterday, I hiked from town to town of the Cinque Terre. The forests of the Cinque Terre are UNESCO World Heritage lested for good reason - the views are absolutely magnificent. The bluest of waters, with shear cliff faces that run straight into the ...

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