La Spezia/Cinque Terre
The stunning Gulf of the Poets
The port at the head of the majestic Gulf of La Spezia, an impressively sweeping panorama of islands and rough headlands renamed the Gulf of the Poets, is workaday La Spezia.
Excursions & Activities
Reach the Port
Approaching on the A12 (Tyrrhenian) motorway, A7-A12 (Milan-Genoa-La Spezia) motorway or A15 motorway (Cisa from the East), take the La Spezia/S. Stefano Magra exit.
- When you arrive at the port in La Spezia follow the signs to the parking area. One of them is located inside the port and another is located out the port.
- For parking located out the port, the parking staff will offer a free shuttle service.
La Spezia is located on the main rail and motorway networks at the intersection of the Tyrrhenian-Brenner and coastal lines. You can reach the port by bus (15 minutes) or taxi.
The nearest international airport is Pisa Airport, about 80 km from La Spezia.