10. La Spezia: A sightseeing tour with Italian-inspired music
On a 2,5 to 3 h musical walk through the most beautiful places of La Spezia, I will show you the great seafaring city from a poetic perspective. The soundtrack for your excursion will be sung live. To my little mini-concerts with vocals and guitar, I tell you some secrets and legends of this Mediterranean treasure. Come with me on a happy, lively and colourful journey into the heart of the Ligurian lifestyle. My music is Italian-inspired or selected by me to match the respective tour highlight. We start at the promenade with hundreds of palm trees, visit the Marina "Porto Mirabello", cross the park with the exotic plants and the imposing Garibaldi monument. We stroll through the old town with its typical ligurian houses, bars, Shops, the fish market and the architecturally interesting art nouveau Palazzos, the Wagner-Monument and the famous staircases that lead to the upper town. Don't worry, we reach the highest point of the old town by the funicular. Here the medieval fortress awaits with a fantastic panoramic view over the Gulf of the Poets. There is enough time to visit the castle and its museum. And, of course, to listen to the exciting legends of the "Gulf of Poets" and the music of your host. On foot, we walk down the picturesque main staircase back to the lower town, past the arcades to the modern Piazza Europa. Finally, I sing Schubert's "Ave Maria" in the round cathedral. Then we return together to the starting point. Alternative: I'll show you where to get the best focaccia or the most delicious homemade ice cream. Highlights: I take you to the Wagner Monument. There I sing the Wedding March from his opera "Lohengrin" for my guests. On the hilltop castle "San Giorgio" there is enough time to visit the museum*. Of course, there are legends & music from me again. Let's go: Come with me on my musical walk and experience La Spezia like private guests. Naturally I will also translate your ice cream or focaccia orders in Italian language ;-). The music: On my tour you will enjoy a potpourri of rock'n'roll, folk, pop, film music and classical music. About: I am a German musician and have lived in Italy for many years out of love for the country. I studied music in Paris and Hamburg and have performed on many rock, pop and classical stages and on TV. I speak German, English or Italian .