La Spezia

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  • Day70

    La Spezia sehen und schmecken

    October 14, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 20 °C

    Wie es der Titel schon erahnen lässt, stand heute ein kulinarischer Stadtrundgang durch La Spezia auf dem Programm. Ich musste mich also bereits am Morgen verechiedene Sorten Wein probieren, Kichererbsen Tarte zu mir nehmen, frittieren Fisch und Gemüse essen und Prosecco mit Focaccia essen. Was für eine Anstrengung... 😉
    Ach so, auf ein Schloss und vorbei an historischen Gebäuden und der Uferpromende ging es ja auch noch aber das war nur Nebensache. 😉
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  • Day12

    Cinque Terre

    November 24, 2017 in Italy ⋅ 🌙 12 °C

    Last day in Riomagiorre,
    We had a nice relaxing stroll around the town centre, had coffee and a look good look at Riomagiorre itself. Then Roberto, our porter came to heave our heavy suitcases, one on his shoulder and the other in his hand like it was so light, along the narrow paths, down to the paved area where he could roll the suitcases, to the train station for our journey to Bologna. Roberto told us that his grandmother had to walk to La Spezia 2 to 3 times a day with grapes in a basket on her head, when there weren't any trains at Cinque Terre. La Spezie is twice the distance of our hike to Portovenere.Read more

  • Day6

    La Spezia City

    August 20, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ☀️ 28 °C

    Wie man erkennt am Meer zu sein? Palmen überall! Natürlich gibts noch anderes zum Beispiel den Hafen, einige Museen und Parks mit Skulpturen.

  • Day24

    La Spezia, Italy

    June 22, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 33 °C

    This morning we docked at La Spezia and walked to the train station to catch our train to visit 3 villages. It was a very easy half hour walk and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The walk gave me an opportunity to walk off the black pudding I had for breakfast. What a treat it was, something I haven't had for years. 

    There are 5 villages located on the coastline which are collectively known as ‘Cinque Terre’. A short train ride from La Spezia gets you there. The first village we visited was Vernazza. It is an old fishing village with a very small harbour. Very quaint and picturesque but overflowing with tourists. Next was Monterosso al Mare. Much bigger and even more tourists. The beaches here are private in the main and for a daily fee you have your own changing box, sun lounges and umbrella. Not sure what the price is though. 

    We had lunch and shopped for a while. Jo bought a local liqueur she loves, Limonchilos. From memory, the last time she had it was when we were here in Italy 2 years ago.
    Then it was off to the third and last stop off, Riomaggiore another quaint historical fishing village. 

    We teamed with a slightly younger couple from another tour ship. She was German and he Irish. Both couples rued that we weren't on the same cruise ship as we really hit it off.
    Once back in our cabin we proceeded to freshen up before dinner. The staff are highly efficient and tidy up after us even though we leave our cabin tidy. I don't think they understand our system as everything is in a different place when we come home from dinner.

    We generally go to the cabaret show each night and have thoroughly enjoying them.
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  • Day4

    2nd Highest Cruisers!!

    August 10, 2016 in Italy ⋅ 🌙 20 °C

    Had a nice little surprise yesterday.
    We where informed by Ana Maria, the loyalty ambassador, that we where the 2nd highest cruisers on board.
    The highest cruiser is a pinnacle member from Japan 🇯🇵 who no one ever sees.
    Anyway the upshot was that we were to be presented with a bottle of champagne at the top tier event last night.
    We had a good number of officers there, but no Captain, as he was still sorting out the life boat problems, that had caused our delay leaving Marseilles.
    It was a shame as it's Captain Johnny, who I've heard lots about, but never met.
    Anyway it was a nice surprise, and except for one mysterious Japanese guy, we'd have been top cruiser, which is something that I never thought would ever happen.
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  • Day4

    La Spezia, Italy

    August 10, 2016 in Italy ⋅ 🌧 20 °C

    Today we docked at La Spezia, Italy 🇮🇹.
    But I didn't get off the ship as the weather was awful. It was quite warm, but chucking it down with rain ☔.
    So we all spent the morning in the solarium. Sheila and the girls went in the jacuzzi and I read my book.
    Later on in the afternoon Aimee and Anna finally went on the water slides, I'll get some photos of them tomorrow.
    After a pleasant evening in the diamond lounge chatting to Andy and Claire, a couple from Yarm in North Yorkshire, we went for dinner in Johnny Rockets, which was good, but they don't do the dancing anymore, which is a shame.
    We had planned to go to the ice show but it didn't start till 10pm so we gave that a miss too.
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  • Day39

    La Spezia

    July 25, 2017 in Italy ⋅ ☀️ 27 °C

    We were up early and headed to the train station to met Annie. We traveled by train from Rome to La Spezia passing scenic views of the ocean along the way.
    We checked into our AirBnB which was right near the train station and then found a pizza restaurant for lunch. We walked down to the waterfront area and had Aperol Spritz. We watched the beautiful sunset over the water. We had fun doing a few boomerang videos with Dane as our photographer. We ate dinner at an Italian restaurant, seafood pasta with locally caught mussels and a litre of local wine.Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

La Spezia, Специя, QLP, ラ・スペツィア, Spedia, Speza, Ла Специја

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