La Spezia is a port city located between Genoa and Pisa. It is located south of Liguria, on a mountainous coast at the bottom of the Gulf of Poets. The port of La Spezia is very famous for its military arsenal. A stop at La Spezia will allow you to visit several museums, including the Amedeo Lia inside the monastery of San Francesco di Paola. Take advantage of this stop to visit the Cinque Terre National Park and the beautiful village of Monterosso and Portovenere, the “pearl of the Gulf of Poets”, from where you can reach the Island of Palmaria.
Not to be missed:
• The Gulf of Poets
• The magnificent Cinque Terre area
• The regional natural park of Portovenere