Florence, Pisa and Cinque Terre Cruises via La Spezia

The National Park of Cinque Terre
Pisa: The Town of The Leaning Tower
Discover Florence 

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Start planning your cruise and book your excursions in Cinque Terre, Pisa and Florence

Overlooking the 'Gulf of the Poets', lies the Italian naval city of La Spezia, an MSC Mediterranean Cruises destination. Here, a maze of atmospheric streets lead to an impressive commercial harbour with glamorous yachts and pretty palm trees. This bustling Liguria port boasts historical churches, museums, and gardens. Nearby, Cinque Terre, Pisa, and Florence  are just waiting to be discovered.

MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• The National Park of Cinque Terre
• Pisa: The Town of The Leaning Tower
• Discover Florence 
Take the trip of a lifetime to Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and National Park. This lively area comprises of five coastal villages: Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore, Monterosso al Mare, and Vernazza. View these multi-coloured towns from the sea, on a boat ride along the rocky coast. Then, dock in Monterosso al Mare for a leisurely walk through the old town centre before visiting San Giovanni Battista, a 14th-century church.
See the remarkable Leaning Tower of Pisa on an MSC Cruises excursion where you’ll visit the architectural complex Piazza dei Miracoli. One of the world’s most iconic monuments, built between the 12th and 14th century, the Leaning Tower boasts a medieval Romanesque design carved from glorious white marble. Pause by the 13th-century cathedral and the baptistery with its splendid Gothic façade. Then, take advantage of your free time to explore this ancient city and its array of shops, cafés, and restaurants. 
Florence, capital city of the Tuscany region, is a star of the Italian Renaissance. There’s plenty to discover on this fabulous MSC Cruises excursion including fine food, masterpiece artworks, and ancient architecture. Admire the city from the panoramic Piazzale Michelangelo before visiting the 15th-century cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. See Piazza Santa Croce  and its world-famous Basilica or take in works by Caravaggio, Raphael, and da Vinci and the prestigious Uffizi Gallery. Experience the atmosphere of Florence at your own pace, wandering around the artisan stores and chic boutiques. Or dine in one of the incredible restaurants for a bowl of pasta or authentic pizza.

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    Port of La Spezia

    This section contains information on how to reach the port.

    Cruise Terminal:

    Molo Garibaldi
    Viale San Bartolomeo 109  
    19126  La Spezia


    • Car

      Approaching on the A12 (Tyrrhenian) motorway, A7-A12 (Milan-Genoa-La Spezia) motorway or A15 motorway (Cisa from the East), take the La Spezia/S. Stefano Magra exit.

      Parking Information

      Spezia&Carrara Cruise Terminal Srl
      Address: Largo Michele Fiorillo snc, 19124 La Spezia
      Tel: +39 345 5820633
      E-mail: operations@speziacarraracruiseterminal.it 

      • Uncovered parking
      • Access to: Car
      Reach the port:
      Reach the Golfo dei Poeti Cinque Terre Cruise Terminal at the Address: Largo Michele Fiorillo snc, 19124 La Spezia. Next to the cruise terminal where the parking staff is waiting your car.  MSC Parking is bookable online up to 48 hours before your cruise departure. Bookings after the 48 hour deadline can be made directly with MSC Parking, and the same reduced rates will be applied when presenting your cruise travel documents.
      Book your parking with MSC
      Car 8 € 85
      Suv 8 € 85
      VAN 8 € 85
    • Train

      La Spezia is located on the main rail and motorway networks at the intersection of the Tyrrhenian-Brenner and coastal lines. You can reach the port by bus (15 minutes) or taxi.
    • Plane

      The nearest international airport is Pisa Airport, about 80 km from La Spezia.