Trekking weekend in La Spezia
Description of offer
Arrival into town and meeting up with the local hiking guide.
City walking tour around the town historic center and sightseeing of its main monuments, such as the harbour in the Poets Gulf, the Navy dockyards and Arsenal, the Naval Museum, the daily local grocery market, the Block of Arts & the Seals Museum, the San Giorgio Castle and Cristo Re Cathedral.
Lunch break based on the typical Ligurian street food: focaccia bread, farinata (chick-pea tart )and fried anchovies.
Continuation of the panoramic walking tour in the afternoon along the hills surrounding the town , heading towards Sarbia and Pianazza: the panorama at our back will be priceless, rich in breathtaking views, especially when the days are clear and the glimpse can thus go astray between sea and sky.
Can you imagine being plunged in the forest, at the same time able to hear the sound of the waves in the distance ? What’s more magical ?
Accomodation in a B&B in La Spezia town center and typical Ligurian dinner at a osteria.
After breakfast meeting up with the local hiking guide and leaving the La Spezia railway station we will head to the Cinque Terre.
The paths in the Cinque Terre have been for ages the only connection between one village and the other as well as between all of them ad the inland.
Nowadays the path net spreading over 120 kilometers offers the opportunity to enjoy and visit the whole territory through the different path types: there are lower paths along the coast such as the Blue Path and the Lovers Walk ( which is still closed ), the higher walks , marked by the CAI and much more panoramic and those along the Mountain Ways, higher up and definitely less touristy.
All the villages can now be visited by train as well as by ferry boat.
Our day will thus be made both of walking visits and and train stops, along the ways through vineyards, overhanging cliffs and views where the time seems to have stopped.
Local products tasting along the way.
LIGURIA - La Spezia