How do you get to Riomaggiore Italy?

How do you get to Riomaggiore Italy?

The best way to get to Riomaggiore is by taking the train from La Spezia (10 minute ride) or from Levanto. Read getting around in Cinque Terre for more information.

How do you get to Cinque Terre Italy?

The easiest way to get to the Cinque Terre is by train. From Genoa (Genova), take the local train towards La Spezia and get off at your destination. From La Spezia, take the local train, Cinque Terre Express, in direction Levanto. This train stops in all of the five villages.

Can you still walk the Cinque Terre?

There is over 120 km of trails along the Cinque Terre coast line with 48 hiking trails available. No entrance fee is required for the Cinque Terre National Park. You will only need a special ticket, a Cinque Terre Card, for the two most famous trails: from Monterosso to Vernazza and from Vernazza to Corniglia.

Are there beaches in Cinque Terre?

The best Cinque Terre beach is undoubtedly Monterosso’s Fegina beach. This is the largest beach in the area, and where most people start their journey into the remaining 4 villages. As soon as you depart the train station, you’ll see Fegina in front of you.

Why Riomaggiore is the best fishing village in Italy?

You’ve heard of the Cinque Terre, those five Italian fishing villages that tourists often hike through one at a time. The one that starts the chain is called Riomaggiore, and if it were up to us, we might stop there and never continue to the rest. There are many reasons to love Riomaggiore. Firstly, the photos are just plain stunning.

What makes Riomaggiore so special?

Thirdly, Riomaggiore’s water is the bluest of blues. The village sits right on the Gulf of Genoa, at the upper edge of Italy’s boot, where water is unspoiled and serene. When night falls, Riomaggiore only gets prettier. And daily life is more beautiful, too. Not even bad weather can ruin its glory.

What happened to Riomaggiore Cinque Terre?

Riomaggiore and the other Cinque Terre villages were hit with heavy rainfall in 2011. Some of the other towns experienced devastating flash floods, but Riomaggiore’s high altitude allowed it to escape with less damage. It’s rebuilding and thriving today.