La Spezia, although heavily a naval town, its proximity to such beautiful tourist destinations as the Cinque Terre and its mild climate have given it some appeal to holidaymakers. Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
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The town centre is pleasant and although it's not a striking tourist destination in itself, La Spezia is well-connected by transport and makes a good, affordable base for exploring this part of the Italian Riviera
. La Spezia is the best place to find accommodations in the region and a vacation rental could be as luxurious as a condo rental or villa rental or as simple as an apartment rental.
Most tourists use La Spezia as a base for visiting the Cinque Terre
and the Golfo dei Poeti, but it's worth spending a day wandering around the pleasant town and visiting its more notable sights. Most of the vacation rentals and lodging options are situated close to restaurants so that you can enjoy some of the famous Italian food.
Among the nautical-themed tourist sites, the best is probably the naval museum, the Museo Tecnico Navale, close to the Naval Arsenal at Viale Amendola. The seafront is wide and provides lots of opportunities for gazing at boats of all sizes. Your vacation rental
will put you in the heart of this town and give you access to most sites. A strip of park runs along the esplanade, making it a pleasant place for a stroll or a sit-down. Via del Prione
is one of La Spezia's busiest streets, a largely-pedestrianised thoroughfare lined with shops, where the young promenade on a Saturday afternoon.
Book your apartment rental, villa rental or other accommodation
through Owner Direct and be in the centre of one of Italy
’s most beautiful regions. Good daytrips from La Spezia include the Cinque Terre Portovenere and the other Golfo dei Poeti resorts, Lerici
and San Terenzo, which are pretty towns worth a visit for their own sake as well as for their literary connections. In the castle at San Terenzo there is a small museum dedicated to Mary Shelley. Further up the Ligurian coast you'll come to Santa Margherita Ligure
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