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Convenient to the train, gelato and coffee

Convenient to the train, gelato, and coffee. Sometimes location can be the best attribute of a... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Camarillo, California
Nothing Special ?

Walked past, thru & around on several occasions and apart from the strange fountain sculpture , it... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Sydney, Australia
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5 Dec 2017
“Nothing Special ?”
3 Nov 2017
“Buzzing area of La Spezia”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
La Spezia, Italy
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Convenient to the train, gelato, and coffee. Sometimes location can be the best attribute of a place. Typical Italian square. Other than location, which is terrific, there is no other reason to seek out the piazza.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Walked past, thru & around on several occasions and apart from the strange fountain sculpture , it was another fairly ordinary Piazza I thought ? Garibaldi is a pretty popular historical figure I reckon to the Italians ! At night the clientele was a bit...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Walked down from the station and the first area we arrived in was this piazza. A fountain in the middle and a very busy bustling market selling cashmere, clothing etc. We were there on a Friday and it was on all day. Great gelato shop...More

Thank maizedaisy
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Piazza Garibaldi is located in the middle of the main shopping/eating area of La Spezia. It is surrounded by cafes, restaurants & shops! Nice place to visit!

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Piazza Garibaldi is a really lovely spot. It's a central area of La Spezia. It's a wide open public space, with a beautiful fountain in the middle. There are numerous cafes and restaurants around, as well as other types of shops where you can do...More

1  Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The Piazza is nothing special but the start of an extensive market with good selection and some real bargains, all day on Fridays only.

Thank Edward H
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Opening in the Via Prione with a neat modern fountain. Downside is the fountain seems to be a focal point for street folks so not recommend late night - but a genial spot for a rest and to people watch.

Thank msgtp
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Nice vived square in center of La Spezia, there are a nice sculpture in white marble, the place is in honour of Giuseppe Garibaldi; many restaurants, cafes around the place.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed about a block from Garibaldi Piazza. The fourth such Piazza in Italy we came across. This one does not have a statue of Garibaldi rather a modern sculpture. What we found is this Piazza is in the heart of the promenade in central...More

Thank frequent1
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

And also had a good gelato about 30 yards from fountain. Just passing through on way to Stadio for the Spezia vs Avellino match. Took five here and it was nice.

Thank David H
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12 March 2017|
Response from Vivi L | Reviewed this property |
I stop in each of the cities. But is very close 30min to first stop