VISIT THE MUSSELS' NURSERY OF LA SPEZIA - TRIP CODE: MUSSELS
Mussels and oysters are a pride for the gulf.
What could be better than a taste of this incredible food, a glass of local wine and a piece of focaccia with pesto ?
Take part in excursion to the mussel farm near the dam, where you will learn all the secrets and the peculiarities of this ancient craft.
It will also be an opportunity to learn more about the products, discover how many bacterial, hydrological and radioactive samples the muscles are subjected to weekly before marketing and the operations that are put in place to allow the traceability of each mussel, from the nursery to the consumer.
The purification and housing system has been renewed and today it allows to retrace the path of mussel from the dish to the nursery. The analyzes conducted at sea by Arpal and Asl and the values recorded during the treatment indicate that the quality of the waters of the gulf is excellent, the mussels and oysters are more than safe, also thanks to a cold chain that is followed rigorously.
Boat excursions in the nurseries, with an explanation of what it is and represents the rearing of mussels and a final lunch on board based on mussels and typical local products.
A wonderful opportunity to let you experience La Spezia and learn about this tradition that has been going on in the Gulf for over a hundred years!