The first Italian Oyster Festival in La Spezia

The Mesciua, La Spezia autumn food

This decidedly wintry weather, the cold, the darkness that takes over our days more and more naturally inspires a dish for every La Spezia local: the Mesciua, or Mes-ciüa, a dish defined as “of poor cuisine” but in fact very rich.

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Climbing up La Spezia Stairs

It might seem exaggerated to equate La Spezia with Paris. Still, some of the city center’s 19th-century avenues and buildings remind of the contemporary urban style of the Ville Lumiere. For example, La Spezia stairways are examples of Art Nouveau or Liberty style, witnesses of a creative leap and an extraordinary development time for the city.

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