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Val di Vara

Val di Vara, 19020 Calice al Cornoviglio, SP, Italy

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About Val di Vara

The Val di Vara is a Ligurian valley, almost entirely included in the province of La Spezia. Crossed by the Vara river, from which it takes its name, it ends at the point of confluence with the Magra river, in Fornola , at the beginning of the territory of the municipality of Vezzano Ligure.  The Val di Vara, with its 575 km² of extension and its 30 275 inhabitants is the largest territory in the province of La Spezia and the least populated, therefore characterized by a low density of anthropiz



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Magra9.02km from Val di Vara

The Magra is a river that flows in Tuscany and Liguria, bathing the provinces of La Spezia and Massa-Carrara, the main river of Liguria by average flow rate at the mouth even if only the terminal part of its course belongs to it; along its path, the largest plain of Liguria is created.  The river originates in Tuscany at an altitude1 200  m a.s.l. , between Monte Borgognone.

Castello San Giorgio15.13km from Val di Vara

The Castle of San Giorgio is an ancient Genoese fortification on the high ground of the city of La Spezia called "Colle del Poggio". The castle can be reached via XXVII Marzo which crosses what today remains of the belt of walls erected in the 14th century to defend the city.  The castle retained its medieval structure until the mid-fifteenth century when the introduction of artillery imposed the construction of new thick walls, even if of lesser constructive accuracy, with a shoe profile and ch

Technical Naval Museum of Spezia15.67km from Val di Vara

The Naval Technical Museum of the Navy is located in La Spezia. La Spezia is the most important of the Italian naval museums and, although it has been here for just over a century, it has much older origins. Located next to the main access portal to the military Arsenal, it has been here since 1958. Previously it was located in the mechanical workshops inside the military establishment.

Cinque Terre National Park15.87km from Val di Vara

The Cinque Terre National Park is a national park established in 1999 which is located in Liguria, in the province of La Spezia.  It is the only institution in Italy aimed at the protection of an anthropized environment and provides, among other things, the safeguarding of the system of dry stone walls that support the cultivated terraces overlooking the sea and protects a coastal area where man has created a stable life of mutual coexistence between himself and nature.

Santuario Nostra Signora di Soviore16.22km from Val di Vara

The sanctuary of Nostra Signora di Soviore is a Catholic place of worship located in the municipality of Monterosso al Mare, along the provincial road 38, in the province of La Spezia. The religious building is located within the Cinque Terre National Park along the slopes of Mount Soviore between woods and terraced fields near the carriage road between the towns of Monterosso al Mare and Levanto.  The sanctuary is part of the complex of the " Cinque Terre sanctuaries ", together with the Marian

Sentiero Azzurro16.67km from Val di Vara

The Verde Azzurro path is a hiking itinerary that runs entirely within the Cinque Terre National Park . [1] In reality it is the path number SVA of the CAI of La Spezia and, going further back in time, the path that has always been used by the inhabitants to move on foot between the five villages.

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The Liguria region is a destination recommended both for those who like relaxation and for dynamic people: with its jagged land, its hills, peaks and cliff-hanging villages, is the ideal spot for hiking or bicycling, diving or paragliding, as well as visiting villages rich in history.