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As a port of call, La Spezia is especially welcomed by Mediterranean cruise passengers due to its proximity to several of Italy’s most fascinating cities. From this port in the Liguria region, you’ll be able to book exciting La Spezia shore excursions to Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance; to Pisa famous for its Leaning Tower of Pisa; to Lucca, birthplace of the opera composer Giacomo Puccini; to the wine country of Tuscany; and to the lovely seaside towns of Cinque Terre.
Among the best ways to discover Florence are day-long La Spezia cruise tours that show you the most important sights of the city – Piazza Santa Croce, the Ponte Vecchio, Michelangelo’s famous statue of David, the multifaceted Duomo, with its 414-step Giotto’s bell tower, and the carved bronze doors of the Baptistery, and countless works of art and architecture. The excursions offer multiple ways to see the, from walking tours to private van tours, electric cart tours, and even one that’s smart-device guided.
Book a one-of-a-kind guided Florence excursion to the Galleria dell’Accademia to view paintings, treasures, and sculptures of the Renaissance, including the world’s most famous sculpture, Michelangelo’s David. Stroll the cobblestone streets of Florence, and stop for lunch at a local restaurant.
La Spezia shore excursions to Pisa where you can stroll the Piazza dei Miracoli, “Square of Miracles,” a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and see up close the Leaning Tower of Pisa are excellent choices for a day trip. There are also options for combo tours to see the major sights of Florence or Lucca.
For an opportunity to explore Italy’s rich food and wine culture, book La Spezia shore excursions to the Tuscan countryside, and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds, aromas and tastes of this incredible region. Sip the region’s famed Chianti Classico wine, as you tour with expert guides and learn about the art and science of winemaking and savor local cheeses, salami, and bruschetta.
Prepare to be delighted on an excursion to the centuries-old seaside villages of Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit two of the five villages that make up the area, located on the rugged cliffs overlooking the Ligurian Sea. Each village has its own charm and boasts colorful houses, mountain walking trail, and at one you’ll visit a beautiful 12th-century church. Fabulous food is omnipresent, so be on the lookout for pesto bruschetta, local wine, and other delicacies.