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hiking + trekking,
beach + island

Quick ttrip to the Italin Riveria, mostly relaxing and eating.


La Poesia
Hotel La Poesia, Cinque Terre + Portofino

Space is at a premium in this small but perfectly formed four-room guesthouse in a quiet lane just off Monterosso's tourist-trap main street. The three double... more


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See + Do Vernazza, Cinque Terre + Portofino

With its ripple of bright houses on a rocky promontory and its main piazza chock-full of fishing boats above a pocket-sized harbor, it's easy to see why many... more

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See + Do Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre + Portofino

Riomaggiore is the closest of the five villages to the urban sprawl and naval dockyards of La Spezia—which provide employment for a number of... more

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See + Do Portovenere, Cinque Terre + Portofino

Though it's not strictly one of the Cinque Terre villages, it would be a shame to miss out on a visit to historic Portovenere. The town lies just around the... more

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See + Do Manarola, Cinque Terre + Portofino

Manarola is just as picturesque as Vernazza, but it feels a little more reserved and private—though privacy is a relative concept in high season, when the... more

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See + Do Corniglia, Cinque Terre + Portofino

On a rainy day in January it may be difficult to see its charms, but come here on a weekend in August when there are pedestrian traffic jams down in Vernazza,... more

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See + Do Portofino, Cinque Terre + Portofino

This tiny harbor, circled by the gaily painted facades of what were once fishermen's houses but have since become millionaire's retreats, is excessively pretty.... more

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Monterosso al Mare
See + Do Monterosso al Mare, Cinque Terre + Portofino

Monterosso is the only one of the Cinque Terre villages that even begins to resemble a seaside resort. Significantly larger than the other four villages, and... more

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Eating Puny, Cinque Terre + Portofino

If you want to hang with the Portofino smart set, book a table chez Puny, the most classic and chichi of the harborside restaurants, with its refined marine... more

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Eating Osteria a Cantina de Mananan, Cinque Terre + Portofino

Aloof on its rocky spur and lacking a port, Corniglia feels less touristy and more authentically Ligurian than the other four Cinque Terre villages. Its more... more

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Eating Il Ciliegio, Cinque Terre + Portofino

In the hills above Monterosso stands this utterly charming country restaurant (they'll even send a minibus down to pick you up if you book ahead). Eat on the... more

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Eating Gambero Rosso, Cinque Terre + Portofino

Right above Vernazza's small beach, next to the colorful fishing boats pulled up onto the slipway, this is one of the very few Cinque Terre waterside... more

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Eating Focacceria Il Frantoio, Cinque Terre + Portofino

Focaccia, the less doughy Genoese form of pizza, is the staple local snack. Just about every village has a bakery or focacceria where you can buy slabs of the... more

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