Cinque Terre (literally meaning five lands) are 5 villages on the Italian Riviera. They are located in the Liguria region, west of the city of La Spezia. The five villages (in order, from north to south) are Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore.
From the Cinque Terre Travel Guide
There was a little confusion about the apartment we rented at first. There are four different apartments and we thought we rented a different one but our stay was very good. The apartment was very nice and located in the center of the town near the ocean. The lady that owns the apartments is also very nice. ... more
The facilities at Casa Caterina were great, but the service was very concerning. We booked and paid for the "Deluxe on-suite" room, which was displayed on our booking printout. On arrival, we were instead put into the "Standard on-suite" room. ... more
Idilic if you are a traveller looking for somewhere to kick back and relax. I was in a single room which yes was small but when you have a beautiful court yard to sit in who really cares. Max people who can stay here is 8 so very peaceful. Megan is a very generous and warm hostess. ... more
Cinque Terre walking paths safe?
I want to walk the Cinque Terre trails and am wondering if any part of them are near the edge of cliffs with no railing. I remember how scary it was climbing up a narrow mountainside trail in the Alps and would like to be prepared for that happening again. Thanks! ...
Italy - Has anyone been to the Cinque Terre?
We are planning a trip to Italy for 2.5 - 3 weeks around late Sept-early Oct 2004. One place we had heard about was the Cinque Terre (the five villages). We are planning to travel by car and are looking for a fairly inexpensive trip. Would this be a good place to go for several days? Also, does ...
What is the name of this restaurant in Cinque Terre Italy?
I know the place Christopher is talking about on noambit.com ...but I can't think of the name either. It is a resturant in Cinque Terre Italy. The outside terrace is right on the beach and the train ...
Italy is Always Late
This is an interlude to my writings about my stay in Italy. While still in Nice, I decided it would be nice to check out the Italian Riviera- Cinque Terre. 5 beautiful small towns on the rocky cliff ...
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