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Monterosso al Mare
Massa Cinquale Airport
Stazione La Spezia Centrale
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About Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre -- Five Lands -- is a collection of five fishing villages overlooking the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in the Italian region of Liguria. The coastal villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso al Mare form a national park with some of the most stunning coastal hiking routes in the world, one of the paths connecting all the villages to each others. The area is also listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List for the unique landscapes and outstanding cultural value.
Cinque Terre is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy and can be conveniently reached by train, as there is a railway station in each of the villages. There is a frequent service from Genova to La Spezia, where you can change to the local train heading for the villages of Cinque Terre.
The accommodation capacity in Cinque Terre is very limited and therefore it is essential to make a booking in advance. Mostly, the quality of Cinque Terra hostels is good and prices extremely high, especially in summer and around Easter. For those traveling on a shoestring, places in La Spezia and even Genova are likely to offer cheaper beds.
All the villages are amazingly pretty, easily accessible, and intending to serve visitors but they are all unique and have a different feel. In a nutshell, Monterosso al Mare is the largest and the most touristy whereas Vernazza is often considered the most picturesque; Corniglia is the only village lacking the direct access to the sea, Manarola has best -- if rocky -- swimming facilities and Riomaggiore is hosting an ancient stone castello.
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"Mar-Mar is a great place to stay in Cinque Terre. Located in the first town of Riomaggiore, it's about a three-minute walk from the train station. There is a big blue sign indicating the location of Mar-Mar. Basically you follow the tunnel from the train station, turn left at the end, and walk up the hill for one hundred meters. You'll see restaurants on your left and right, and then you'll see the Mar Mar sign. The front desk girl Amy...
"Perfect for the traveler who wants the best of both worlds--a quiet town and access to the bigger cities--Ostello Tramonti stands between Cinque Terre and La Spezia. It offers access touristy locatio
"The staff at Affittacamere Patrizia does everything possible to make guests comfortable -- the rooms are clean and the location (in the first town of the famed Cinque Terre hike) is ideal. We absolutely recommend it. The Location This hostel is spread across several apartments over the city. From the train station, the hostel's main office is up the main hill and from the main office the rooms a substantial hike away. Staircases on the...
Ostello di Corniglia
"Helpful staff, easy to find location, clean rooms -- Ostello di Corniglia is not quaint and cozy the way some apartments of the Cinque Terre may be, but for a hostel it's perfect. The Location It's right in the center of town with a great location. Just follow the path/main road and you can't miss it next to the post office and municipal buildings, steps from the square. Like everywhere in the Cinque Terre, the views are great. You...
Hostel 5 Terre
"My first HOSTEL experience - Hostel 5 Terre is a really good hostel. I do not have any past hostels to compare it to, but the 5 nights I stayed in Manarola was a pleasant experience. The hostel is cl
Affittacamere Stella Cinque Terre
"Beautiful view and fantastic terrace - Beautiful view and fantastic terrace. stella the owner is magic." …"… Stella Cinque Terre offers a private room with fantastic view and terrace. It is located only 5 minutes on foot from the centre of the town in Riomaggiore. The place is very romantic and perfect for couple. Please note: Cancellation policy: 3 days advance notice Late cancellation or noshow - one night charge Payment upon...
5 Terre Backpackers
"The best hostel I have stayed in. - The hostel is amazing! It's about 25 mins away from the beach in monterosso but they offer a ride to and from the beach. This place was incredibly clean. The view in the back yard is breathtaking. I don't even think you can get a view like that in some hotels. Staff is incredible. Francesco is a great cook! I met some amazing people there. The hostel is not big and crowded and I loved that. It Felt like...
"… and have the possibility to stay in very clean and tidy rooms in our property in the center of Riomaggiore. We offer rooms with shared bathrooms or ensuite,in centre of town or in the top with a view or near the water,close to the trails,the beach,the train station,near the restaurants and bars. Please note: Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of...
Ostello Cinque Terre Hostel
"It is pretty tough arriving at Ostello Cinque Terre with a backpack, as it's at the top of the long street winding up from the train station. However the setting is lovely. There is a tiny church in
"Very basic - Private bed, cupboard, chair -- kitchen with a few basic implements (kind of like camp cooking); no lights in the shower so you either shower with the door open for light, or shower in t
La Dolce Vita Rooms
"Good - We loved the Cinque Terre, and really this place is ok value for money. I think maybe the apartments can differ (some have views, some don't). Our room was pretty spartan, but at the end of the day it was a cheap place to sleep." …"Great with a few small exceptions - I stayed here last week and really liked it. Riomaggoire is a great town in the Cinque Terre to stay in because there aren't a whole lot of tourists. My room was in an...
"Lovely! - Very clean and cozy environment, the staffs were helpful and friendly. Highly recommended!" …"Perfect for Riomaggiore - More like an apartment than a hostel, we shared a 4 bed room with two other girls. It had a kitchenette and was right off the main road. Not too much of a hike and the staff were excellent. Very clean and really cute." …"… date of arrival (as our office closes at this time). Check Out:10am ***AGE LIMIT FOR THE...
Affittacamere il Carugio
"…The structure in question is recommended to people wanting to enter the real spirit of Cinqueterre, living a unique holiday going back in time and leaving comforts' dependence (lift and cars) simply
Affittacamere Alessandro Carro
"Excellent! Extremely confortable, amazing view! - Staff very kind and attentive! The room has an amazing view of the city and the ocean in the background! Nice bedroom, with a helpful fridge and livi
"…The price for 1 additional bed is 20,00 euro per night. The room is close to the railway station of Riomaggiore and the marina where the boats dock for CINQUETERRE, La Spezia, Portovenere and Por
Guelfi Giulia Affittacamere
"Perfect location in Cinque Terre to stay at - This high quality finished and well equipped apartment is worth its price. The location is perfect -- on the hill, just few steps to the main street and
"…We offer a double bedroom ( or twin bed if preferred), bathroom and kitchen. There is also a sofabed and two sun terraces, one has a stunning seaview. The terraces are perfect for relaxing or h
"…Bathroom and beds linen included. Located in a really nice area our flat will give us the colors of home. We are in Vernazza one of the most beautiful Cinque Terre. Check in from 3:00 to 5:
A Vigna Du Raffa
Monterosso al Mare
"… spaces within the beautiful historic buildings of Monterosso. Our thick stone walls help to keep the rooms cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Each of our accommodation options feature unique architectural highlights, some of which include high wood beam ceilings, marble accents, or hand-moulded details which were created by Raffaele himself. Our property also has a communal patio space which creates a perfect environment to...
"…Single or double bed, full kitchen, private bathroom inside the room. The apartment is in the center of the village of Vernazza, the terrace over the main road which precedes the typical square with
"Fantastic! - Great location, close to train station which links all 5 villages. Great facilities, with oven, hop, fridge, freezer and sink. Great owner. Close to sea." …"…At walk distance you'll find
Casa della Vecchia Posta
"… be provided. The kitchen of this accommodation in Cirque Terre comes with all the modern amenities you may need to cook at home including hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and kettle. This apartment benefits from having a great location being just metres away from two attractive beaches and within easy walk to the famous Via dell'Amore. Pets are welcome. You can stop in front of the house to unload and then park in the nearby public...
"… are divided in apartments and rooms. The apartments have 3, 4 or 5 beds. All apartments have a kitchen with stove, fridge, pans and pots, and a private bathroom with shower. The rooms have 2, 3 or 4 beds . All the rooms are with shared bath ( except one that has a private bath ). Prices include linen, towels and final cleaning. Please note: Check In: from 1.00 pm until 6.00 pm Check Out: 10.00 am Cancellation Policy: 7...
Ca' de Baran Apartments
"… of the village. The room has bathroom with shower and hairdryer, tv-sat , ari conditioning little fridge. A little window overlooking on the pedestrian Street In our common area you will find WI_FI free, maps all information to visite our region. We wait you for in The Cinque Terre's Park. Please note: Check in: from 10.00 am until 5.00 pm Check out: 10.00 am Latest check in is at 5pm, after 5pm we ask an additional...
Il Borgo di Campi
"… and heating. Every apartment has its own private garden or balcony, with table, chairs and parasol. Il Borgo di Campi Policies and Conditions: Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival. This property may pre-authorize your card before arrival. Check in from 15:00 to 20:00. If you are delayed please contact the property to make sure they can arrange a late check-in as the reception always closes at 8pm. Check out before...
Country Garden House
"… room which leads to the large kitchen, where you can prepare delicious dinners. On the cool terrace overlooked the panorama you can organize parties. In the huge garden in front of the house your children can play in the garden. The house has two large bedrooms with a bathroom and a smaller one ensuite. The size of the two large rooms is about 35 square meters. The house has a special atmosphere, ideal for groups of friends or...
"…Cancellation Policy: 3 days Minimum Stay: 2 nights Only cash payments Breakfast not included Taxes included" …"With the car: motorway exit S. Stefano Magra, La Spezia - road to the Cinque Ter
"…Payment upon arrival by cash. Taxes included. Breakfast not included. No curfew." …"By train : Corniglia is on the railway line from La Spezia to Genova. getting off at Corniglia's train st
"…It offers a double room with seaview, bathroom, kitchen with sofabed and big terrace. The terrace has the seaview and is equipped with tables, deckchairs and light for the evening. 'La Mansa
"… and 2 private sea view terraces equiped with tables chairs and light for the evening. It is a perfect accommodations for families or couples of friends traveling together. The facility is located in a dominating, quiet and sunny position. It consists of adjacent apartments/ rooms with terraces equipped with table, deckchairs and light for the evening. Please note: Check in: from 3.00 pm Check Out: 10.00 am (Possibility of...
5 Terre Casanova Castello
"… other one is in the alley going to the castle. Situated in typical Ligurian houses, the two apartments are very cosy and well equipped, and will give you the opportunity to spend a pleasurable holiday away from city chaos and lifestyle. You’ll live in close contact with the sea, nature, sunsets and the breathtaking scenarios of this unique area without renouncing to everyday comfort. Prices include the use of kitchen(with owen,...
5 Terre Casanova - Carugio
"The apartment is made up of a large double room with two windows on the carugio, a fully-equipped kitchen (with pots and pans, dishes, salt, coffee, etc.) and the bathroom. Two additional beds available. The apartment has a heating system and can be rented all year long. Prices include a fully-equipped kitchen (with pots and pans, dishes, salt, coffee, etc.), linen and final cleaning. For a big gruop you can rents all the room s...
"…Check out before 10.00 Breakfast not included Taxes included" …"…For timetables and further informations visit the site www.trenitalia.com By car, motorway exit: La Spezia (Motorway A15 if you
"…Check-out at 1030am.Payment only in cash. Riomaggiore is a south village of 5 Terre, making it an idle place to begin your exploration of 5 Terre and the famous hiking trail- explore the area eith
"In the centre of Vernazza, the most fascinating village of Cinque Terre, we offer double rooms with bathroom and some with sea view. The family Carro will welcome you in a friendly atmosphere.I have 6 rooms, all with private bath, 3 of these have sea view, and a beautiful balcony on the sea. All the rooms are very close to the centre of Vernazza, 5 Terre, and are independent: you will have the key to return home at any time you want.We take...
"…We are in the historical center of the village just a 5 minute walk from the train station, the beach and the famous Via dell'Amore the Lover's Lane. Carugio' is located in one fascinating, silent a
"There are 2 rooms very basic, with private bathroom, and one of these has a little balcony with scenic view. All rooms have window. Centrally located in the heart of Vernazza and close to the train stop you couldn't askfor a better place to stay Choose Rina rooms if you're looking for the essential, if you don't expect the luxury, if you are looking for a real italian experience We have two double rooms with private bathroom. One of the two...
Affittacamere Ca dei Lisci
"… option, with quiet rooms situated in the center of town. Each room can accommodate up to 2 people and is equipped with either private or shared bathrooms with shower. The price includes linens, towels and final maid service. 'Hotel Service', which includes breakfast and daily maid service, is also available for an additional sum. 72 hrs cancellation policy, check in 2pm till 9.30pm, breakfast inclusive, no Amex accepted. From 1st...
Monterosso al Mare
"… rooms are perfectly situated just barely behind the main beachfront promenade,which allows our guests a bit of escape from the hustle and bustle, with the beach still being only a few steps away. Our rooms are also just 5 minutes by foot from the train station. All the best restaurants, cafs and pubs that Monterosso has to offer are just a short walk from the rooms, which makes Le Sirene Guesthouse convenient for any type of traveler....
La Casa di Venere
"The “Home of Venus”, managed by Marco, is located in the centre of Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, a few steps from the water and the marina, as well as the train station. We have 5 double rooms, equipped with modern furniture and ensuite bathroom. Check in time is from 2 p. m. till 7 p. m. directly in Via Sant'Antonio 114, Riomaggiore. You can book through our booking engine using your credit card, the payment will be settled on arrival....
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Cinque Terre Travel Tips & Suggestions
I thought I had died and gone to heaven. They have beautiful unspoilt scenery. I wish I was there now.
I have been there two times and I'm going back in three weeks. It has changed me forever and I will always see the beautiful sights, sounds, smells, and sea in my mind. I dream of the time that I spent there and will forever relish the memories that I have.
— Ian "bubs" Corso, Marina Baseball
Cinque Terre is a real a paradise place to go and it has ideal combination of wandering in wild nature, swimming in sea, and sunbathing on the beach.
Been there twice and would go again in a heartbeat. Cinque Terre is especially good for those who want some physical activity and scenery too. Stayed in Riomaggiore which was less touristy than the others, but any of the 5 villages would do!
I went to Cinque Terre in 2004 on recommendation of a friend. I truly felt like I had stepped back in time. Definitely medieval, it was actually a very spiritual experience. Loved the place and will return there one day. It beat the BIG cities like Florence any day.
Cinque Terre is my favorite place in this amazing world. It has been over two years since I have been there, but I can still smell the fresh air and see the vivid images of the locales in their natural state. The food, the wine, and the view provides for the best feelings one can have. I can't wait to get back there! Not to mention the awesome and really cheap hostel options. Me and my friends practically had our own apartment for a mere 20 euro a night!
We would have made the last village but we had too much wine in Corniglia. We crawled to Vernazza with smiles on our faces. We'll be back.
— Nancy in Idaho
I've been to Italy three times and Cinque Terre was my favorite. It truly is unspoiled. The locals were nice. We hit town around dusk one day and didn't have a room. Met some nice people and they rented out a small apartment. Spent two nights. Ate well and relaxed. Going back in 05.
— Mario D.
Cinque Terre, how is it not one of the wonders of the modern world? I was travelling and stumbled across this place from a recommendation from a fellow traveller. It's absolutely breath taking. My only request, if you go, respect it, it's beautiful and needs to stay that way.
— Steve - UK
If you go to Italy, please make sure you visit Cinque Terre. We stayed in Riomaggiore and it ended up being my favorite of the towns. It seriously changed me forever.
Cinque Terre is AWESOME. The trains between the five cities stop running early, around 12 am, so you should stay in a town where the night scene suits you. The five cities are Riomaggiore, Manorola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Moneterosso. Monterosso is the biggest and has the best beach. They are all very tiny. We stayed in Riomaggiore, which we loved. If you can't find a hostel, ask around about rooms once you are there. We stayed with an old family that rented out rooms. It was very pleasant and clean and we were treated well. Don't miss the hike!
There is no place more delightful!
Is Cinque Terra the most beautiful place on earth or what. I have been there twice and love it.
I love Riomaggiore and the people I met there were great...family setting...drink wine, share food and then hit Bar Centrale for a night cap. Fun times!
— John T
I have been to the Cinque Terre two times and I cannot get enough. Hope to return next year.
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