Cruise Port Atlas | La Spezia (Cinque Terre), Italy Map | Location

La Spezia (Cinque Terre), Italy Port | Map | Locations

Cruise lines that visit La Spezia: Oceania, Regent Seven Seas, Celebrity, Cunard, Costa, Disney Cruise Line, MSC Cruises, Royal Caribbean

Recommended Attractions: Portovenere, Cinque Terre, Lucca, Pisa, Lerici

In the Gulf of La SpeziaLa Spezia offers visitors entrance to some of the most spectacular coastal areas in all of Italy, including the 5 coastal villages of the Cinque Terre and the ancient port of Portovenere. Both Portovenere and the Cinque Terre have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In Portovenere, two historic churches, the Gothic Church of St. Peter and the Romanesque Church of St. Lawrence are popular attractions. Cinque Terre includes 5 small villages accessible by train or local cruise from La Spezia. These colorful and rustic towns hang from the rugged coast like gems. More active visitors may want to hike along the coast on the hills behind the villages.

Local Currency: Euro

Primary Language: Italian

Secondary Languages: Ligurian

Visa requirements: Not required for US and Canadian citizens

Geography and Population

The port of La Spezia is situated at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Ligurian region of Italy, south of Genoa and north of Livorno and Tuscany.  It provides easy access to the scenic coastal towns known collectively as Cinque Terre.  The city has a population of over 100,000.

Map of Region with Port, Airport and Attractions

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How Far?

There is a local train to Cinque Terre with departures once or twice per hour.  The fare is only 1,90 Euros (6/15/2012) and the ride takes just 8 minutes to Riomaggiore.  We currently have no information about local taxi fares.

From To Distance Average Time Local Currency Fare
La Spezia Portovenere 14 KM 20 minutes  
La Spezia Riomaggiore (first of Cinque Terre) 13 KM 20 minutes  
La Spezia Monterosso al Mare (last of Cinque Terre) 34 KM 45 minutes 1,90 Euros by train
La Spezia Pisa 84 KM 60 minutes  
La Spezia Lucca 78 KM 60 minutes  
La Spezia Lerici 10 KM 15 minutes  
La Spezia Pisa International Airport 84 KM 55 minutes  

Local Services - Addresses



Nearby Banks and ATMs

Post Office


Port and Berths

Cruise Ship Berths - Cruise Ships anchor at the port of La Spezia.  The tender takes about 5 minutes to reach the Cruise Passenger reception dock which is adjacent to the city garden.

Port Address

La Spezia Cruise Facility S.r.l.
Viale San Bartolomeo, 109
19126  La Spezia