Cinque Terre - Food & wine tour in La Spezia

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Food & wine tour in La Spezia

Food & wine tour in La Spezia

Stroll around the city center of La Spezia and stop at several locations to taste the specialties of this part of Liguria. You'll start the walk close to La Spezia Centrale station and will have 5 breaks on the way, in some historical little shops, delis and restaurants. You'll try typical fresh dishes like farinata, stuffed anchovies, mesciua, trofie al pesto, octopus salad, stuffed muscles, etc. The food choice will depend on the season as well. The food will be accompanied by 3 glasses of different local wines.

You'll also learn some interesting facts about the wine, the food and the traditions of this city. La Spezia is the second largest city in Liguria, which lies in the center of the Gulf of Poets, hosting the navy Arsenal from the 19th century. La Spezia features several interesting sites: the typically Ligurian Via Prione, with narrow carruggi to Corso Cavour, which abounds with 19th century Art Deco Palazzi, Piazza Sant'Agostino, along which some of the oldest buildings in La Spezia are located. In Piazza Verdi stands the Torre del Palazzo delle Poste, decorated with mosaics by futurist artists Filla and Prampolini. The tour ends with a longer break in a restaurant near Piazza Chiodo, where the imposing entrance to the Military Arsenal is situated. An original aperitif on the road with food to eat and food for thought.

  • Available all year, every Tuesday and Friday.
  • Meeting point: La Spezia, 5:30PM.
  • Duration: 3 hours.
  • Price: 78 EUR/person.
  • Minimum 2, maximum 10 participants.
  • In English or Italian.

Price includes: English speaking guide, 5 stops with various food tastings and 3 glasses of local wine.

Please wear comfortable shoes.