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Cruises to Cinque Terre

La Spezia (Cinque Terre) (Photo:volkova natalia/Shutterstock)

About Cinque Terre

La Spezia, Italy, lies southeast of Genoa on the Ligurian Sea's Riviera di Levante (Coast of the Rising Sun). Developed as a port even before Roman times, the original fishing village became a trading center for produce from around the world and, in particular, spices (hence, the name La Spezia, meaning spice). During the 13th century, the first set of fortress walls was built, only to be followed by a second defensive ring in the 1600s. Today, the city is Italy's main naval base, as well as a cruise port. In town, visitors can see remnants of the old city walls and discover the port's history at the Naval Museum. The Amedeo Lia Museum displays a private collection of paintings by Italian masters in a former convent. Archeological finds may be seen in the imposing Castle of San Giorgio; getting to the ancient watch tower by funicular is half the fun.

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Norwegian Gem

11 Night
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Leaving:Rome
Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
May 9, 2022
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10 Night
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Leaving:Rome
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Oct 7, 2022
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7 Night
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Leaving:Rome
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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9 Night
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Leaving:Venice
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
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7 Night
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479 Reviews
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
May 20, 2022
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14 Night
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970 Reviews
Leaving:Southampton
Cruise Line:P&O Cruises
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Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
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7 Night
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Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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7 Night
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Leaving:Genoa
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
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Leaving:Genoa
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
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9 Night
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Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
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6 Night
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Leaving:Genoa
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Nov 7, 2021
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Leaving:Rome
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Leaving:Barcelona
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7 Night
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Leaving:Rome
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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14 Night
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4 Reviews
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
Apr 23, 2022
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7 Night
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Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
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Leaving:Genoa
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
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Leaving:Valencia
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
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10 Night
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Leaving:Rome
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Aug 26, 2022
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7 Night
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Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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Why go to Cinque Terre?

Pros:

The iconic Cinque Terre coastline is merely minutes from the port of La Spezia

Cons:

La Spezia itself doesn't offer much, so cruisers must pay extra for nearby attractions

Bottom Line:

In addition to Cinque Terre, La Spezia is a gateway to cities such as Florence and Pisa

Currency & Best Way to Get Money?

The currency in Italy is the euro, and ATMs are located throughout the city.

Language?

Italian, but English is understood in tourist areas.

--By Ginger Dingus, Cruise Critic contributor

--Photo: Rostislav Glinsky/Shutterstock


Cinque Terre Cruise Reviews
A delightful town but we, again did our own thing, visiting Cinque Terre on our own with more freedom to do our own thing and substantially cheaper than an organised tour... Read More
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MK_Cruiser1955
We didn’t choose an excursion but visited Cinque Terre independently. Be prepared for crowds! It is a fabulous place but very very busy with tourists. You have to take the free shuttle from the ship which... Read More
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vashcroft
Do Cinque Terre if you can, stunning, and some great walks/hiking to be had.... Read More
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JP82
We did the cine la terre here. the walk to the train station in La Spezia was a bit confusing but after we talked to some people we figured it out. Walk along the water path till you see the sign for the train... Read More
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