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Attractive shopping street

On Via del Prione you find a nice offer from various stores. Also for food there are different... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bart T
Main road to train station

This is main pedestrian only street to central train station. Funny, during summer, most of shops... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Vancouver BC
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Via del Prione, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Via del Prione you find a nice offer from various stores. Also for food there are different opportunities for shopping.

Thank Bart T
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This is main pedestrian only street to central train station. Funny, during summer, most of shops were closed during the day. I think many were closed between noon and 4pm, and then only open from 4pm to say 8 pm, so limited hours. That meant...More

Thank 43Tom
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Nice area to walk, shop and eat. Not many tourists other than those walking to the train station to/from Cinque Terre

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This a cosy street for shoppers and also nice just to walk and watch all the other people or enjoy an ice cream as you go along the streets without cars. It is not a place where you get bored, lots to watch or go...More

Thank Pkoch
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This is generally your standard “High Street” shopping precinct and has your standard shops with the usual suspects hanging around. Can’t say it really impressed.

Thank TippOz
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We stayed in an apartment overlooking via del Prione. It was a wonderful spot, full of ristorantes, cafes and shops. We travelled to Cinque Terre by ferry and by train. It was a very easy commute and La Spezia is much bigger than any of...More

Thank Sandy P
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The street name comes from the place name "Prion" - large stone which climbed the auctioneer who sold the goods. The current street looked like otherwise before. There were the warehouses, the macaroni factory, come true product wholesale right here. The old via del Prione...More

Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Let's be honest about this: Via del Prione is a fairly ordinary shopping street in a fairly ordinary provincial Italian town. It is pedestrianised and it includes the Amedeo Lia museum, one of La Spezia's better sights. It runs roughly from the station down towards...More

1  Thank ExpatItaly
Reviewed 6 December 2017

A pleasant mall which transects La Spezia and leads onto many restaurant choices, bars and specialty shops ! A bit dodgy after dark but not so more then many other places ! A good way to explore the town without the worry of Italian drivers...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This long, wide street has no cars and is lined with chic clothes shops as well as more quirky places and some food outlets. There are lovely views to each side, of the distant hills and steep steps going up to higher level streets. On...More

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