"TuttiFrutti" in the province of La Spezia
La Spezia’s two most important attractions are its natural beauty and its cultural heritage.
Some of its natural and historical resources are: The National Marine Park of the Cinque Terre, with its steep hills and five enchanting ancient villages; the Park of Monte Marcello, with its dense Mediterranean vegetation; the Park of Portovenere and its islands and the Magra and Vara Valleys which are the green lungs of the hinterland. This territory has a rich and varied heritage; a serene partnership between man and his environment. Some of the cultural resources of La Spezia are the following: the Ubaldo Formentini Museum, with its prehistoric and Roman artefacts; the Lia Museum, where paintings by Tintoretto, Tiziano, Pontormo and 14th century miniatures can be found; and the Naval Museum, which contains a display of ships, 19th century figureheads and war artefacts. Lerici, Sarzana, Levanto, Varese Ligure, ancient Luni, Portovenere and the small villages of the Val di Vara are an ideal spiritual itinerary. Each town is rich in works of art. You can breathe history, culture and traditions in the province of La Spezia.
The beautiful beaches and coves overlooking one of the cleanest areas of the Mediterranean Sea have been awarded the European prize, “Bandiera Blu”. The surrounding areas have been declared a World Heritage by UNESCO. Artists and intellectuals from all over the world have found hospitality in the Gulf of Poets. Every kind of accommodation can be found here, from 4 star hotels to family run bed and breakfasts, for an unforgettable holiday for all pockets.