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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.  ...

Cinque Terre, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by jennyraymoran

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Moved on from very busy Florence to peaceful beautiful Cinque Terre which means five towns. Its situated on the Italian Riviera about 60 ks north of Pisa. Jacqui,s recommendation was spot on. The five towns are built on the sides of mountains and are ...

Mi Scusi, Cinque Terre, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Mi Scusi, Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by amsmitty

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... them closely resembling that of the "Mi scusi" scene in Eurotrip, we arrived in the quaint little village of Manarola, Cinque Terre, Italy. We are now in the land of five villages each set up on the mountain above sparkling blue-green water crashing in ...

Partenza, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Partenza

A travel blog entry by argonauti

Ore 17:12 treno regionale La Spezia Centrale- Pisa Centrale ...

La Spezia, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

La Spezia

A travel blog entry by kathrynpreston

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... We had a early night to prepare for the early morning the following day. We woke up nice and early and caught an early train from La Spezia to the first of the 5 villages of 'Cinque Terre' (5 villages) This allowed us to beat both the heat of the sun ...

The conquer of Cinque Terre, La Spezia/Cinque Terre, Italy travel blog

The conquer of Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by bkobus

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... so many because the hike was just so beautiful! The train ride to La Spezia from Rome was about 4 hours. Our hotel was in La Spezia, right outside of Riomaggiore. It was cute, had a lot of shopping, but the people could have been a little more ...

A quick train change, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

A quick train change

A travel blog entry by jrwest129

... one binario to the other since our train from Rapallo was running late!  Off to the next change in Parma. Between Parma and La Spezia (the longest of the 3 segments) there was only 2nd class available on the train, so we had booked the whole trip ...

Pisa!, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Pisa!

A travel blog entry by rhillaryj

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We had originally planned to do an excursion into Tuscany today for a wine tasting at a vineyard, but that was cancelled to my great disappointment. So we then we set up an excursion to go to Pisa for the afternoon. So trying to make Lemon Cello out ...

Au Revoir France, Ciao Italy (Cinque Terre), La Spezia, Italy travel blog

Au Revoir France, Ciao Italy (Cinque Terre)

A travel blog entry by rbaluyot

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The first real test in driving long distances in Europe, we left Nice for La Spezia, Italy, a three and a half hour drive.  We were fairly confident that the trip to Italy by car would be fine after getting advice from friends before we left, and ...

Cinque Terre, La Spezia  and Around, Italy travel blog

Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by pattymelt

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... instead of hiking on to the final village of Monterosso, which supposedly has the most challenging part of the hike. Once back at La Spezia we collected our baggage (reluctantly) and caught a bus to our hotel outside of the city. This in itself proved ...

SUPRISE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

SUPRISE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by danniandtodd

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... of the entry into the restaurant.... and there, was none other than Leisa and Brad.  Standing there, actually standing in Italy, in La Spezia, in our restaurant!!! With a mouth full of bread which was half spat out into Todd’s shoulder as that ...

La Spezia, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

La Spezia

A travel blog entry by paula_rod

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The Bay of Poets, La Spezia, Italy travel blog

The Bay of Poets

A travel blog entry by stef5353

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Left Montecatini for a short drive to La Spezia via Lerici. Had a close call on the Autobahn with a semitrailer. As we were overtaking the semi in a right hand curve he forgot to stay in his lane and started coming across. I threw the anchor out but ...

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