To fully enjoy the beauty of our city will offer a walk in a path between the street that touches all the major points of artistic and architectural interest of La Spezia.
The route starts from Piazza Mentana, the square that faces the Teatro Civico La Spezia, continue on Via F. Cavallotti, Via del Prione, S. Augustine and Beverino way to admire the urban characteristic of the second half of the eighteenth century. Climb up the hills overlooking the city and there you can see the remains of the old city walls and castle of St. George was erected together with the first city walls in the thirteenth century by Nicolò Fieschi.
Unfortunately, the castle was destroyed and rebuilt several times until the final reconstruction implemented by the Genoese in 1605.
From the panoramic hill of the castle down to the nineteenth regular neighborhoods until you reach the straight path of nail, driving until you arrive at the Arsenale Militare whose complex occupies the entire area south of La Spezia relaxing on a surface of 90 hectares.
The arsenal in addition to military structures contains in itself the Naval Museum moved here from Emanuele Filiberto in 1870 than that of Villafranca in Nice, after Nice and Savoy had been transferred to France. The museum contains thousands of items and memorabilia, ship models, figureheads, battle flags, weapons underwater, artillery, etc..
From viale Amendola you reach the end of Viale Italia and the sea Costantino Morin flanked by gardens and fields by rows of palm trees. From here there is a splendid view over the Alps and the Gulf Apuanee. through the public gardens in the direction of the monument to G. Garibaldi (1913) are found in nail and revenue in Corso Cavour, as Loe streets parallel to it, is an example of nineteenth century urbanization. There stands the Palazzo Crozza (number 251) which is the seat of the Biblioteca Comunale U. Mazzini e del Museo civico U. Mazzini and the Museum U. Formentini. Formentini.
The first has about one hundred thousand volumes, works of ancient honor, incunabula and illuminated manuscripts, while the museum houses prehistoric and medieval materials Luni ethnographic and a section devoted to various aspects of the culture of eastern Liguria and the collection of the stele-statues of Lunigiana found in some other break from the basin of the river Magra, in Tuscany. Continuing on Corso Cavour towards Genoa reaches quarter Umberto I, a typical example of planning for housing late nineteenth century.
The visit to La Spezia ends to the Museum, for those who wish to reach the port will continue the walk from the Sea C. Morin in a north-east to the highway.
Here is a list of museums in the city of La Spezia: Museo Civico Amedeo Lia: collection of art housed in the former convent of the Friars of San Francesco da Paola.
Archaeological Museum: preserves archaeological collections with a collection of Roman material from Luni.
Ethnographic Museum: the museum of folk customs and life of the past.
Palazzina Museum of Arts and Seal: collection of seals.
Museo del Castello di San Giorgio.
Technical Naval Museum, located at the Arsenale Militare contains exhibits on the history of the Navy.
National Museum of Transport Museum was meant to safeguard media TROLLEYBUS rail.
At present, was inaugurated the railway section.
CAMeC Centro d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di La Spezia.