At the Ligurian coast, five small pretty villages known as Cinque Terre. Cinque Terre consists of five villages included in the UNESCO list of world heritage sites. The five villages are Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. They are small communities of sun-bleached colorful houses that often climbs on a rock around a natural cove. There is a fishing tradition and even wine tradition.
A few years ago we saw the information that there lived about 1500 in Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza in 1000, 1700 in Riomaggiore, Corniglia 560 and 450 in Manarola.
Getting Around Cinque Terre
There are hiking between all villages, Sentiero Azzurro which roughly means light blue trail. There is also a train regularly between them. You can not run inside the villages and it is often difficult to fit in the car park outside the cities.
The restaurants close at 22.00 and then you can not have any food in the villages. The majority of small shops are closed before then.
Vernazza Cinque Terre, Italy
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