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Attractive walking street.

The street name comes from the place name "Prion" - large stone which climbed the auctioneer who... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Murmansk, Russia
Quite a good shopping street, no more than that

Let's be honest about this: Via del Prione is a fairly ordinary shopping street in a fairly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
La Spezia, Italy
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Via del Prione, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

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

1  Thank Leicesterdavid
Reviewed 10 October 2017

La Spezia is a very nice place to visit .Via del Prione is a very active place with nice shopes restaurants ect close to good restaurants near by

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Not really sure why a thoroughfare such as this is featured as a things to do but it serves as an excellent conduit between the very nice palm tree lined promenade and the central station about half a mile inland. It is neither filthy or...More

Thank RobinB1957
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

La Spezia is much more than a stop on the way to somewhere else, wondering around you take in the many ally ways with shops and restaurants! A walk along Via del Prione which is one of the main streets gives you a look into...More

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Via del Prione is one of the main streets in La Spezia. It's a rather nice street with numerous cafes, restaurants, "tourist" shops, and a great variety of other shops. We walked this street every day for three days during our stay last May. It...More

2  Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Plenty of shops, eateries, cafes and people watching. For the best sales, wait until after July 1. Great place for a passeggiata (stroll), after lunch or dinner.

Thank Tucc1955
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Good for some upscale shopping and some bargains, not too crowded and a few restaurants, do look at the Tiger store

Thank Edward H
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