Beautiful Villages of Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre is unquestionably one of the most beautiful regions of Italy. Visiting the Cinque Terre villages is not only exercise for the body, but exercise for the soul as well.

5. Monterosso al Mare

Monterosso al Mare is a small village on the northwest coast with the best beaches on Cinque Terre. Monterosso has the best beaches of the Cinque Terre villages and the most wine shops.

4. Corniglia

Corniglia feels smaller and quieter, but is just as charming as the other towns. Sitting on top of a cliff that falls off abruptly into the ocean and surrounded by vineyards.

3. Riomaggiore

Riomaggiore, the southernmost town in Cinque Terre, has lots of wow! factor as the sight of houses clinging to step hills will immediately invoke this exclamation.

2. Manarola

Like the other Cinque Terre towns, Manarola sits atop a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean. It is the second smallest town in the group, and also is considered to be the oldest.

1. Vernazza

Vernazza has reclaimed its reputation as the most picturesque town in Cinque Terre. This small fishing village is loaded with charm.

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