Travel Blogs from Riomaggiore, Italy

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"Wish You Were Here II"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... National Park and unlimited rides on the trains connecting and the 'environmentally friendly' buses within the villages. The first stage between Riomaggiore and Manarola is also called 'Via dell'Amore' - The Lovers Walk - and is an easy 20 minutes/1 ...

"Little Cloud"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... it could be reversing direction and the population on the opposite platform scattered across the rails. It did indeed return towards Riomaggiore, so we bypassed the bus trip in favour of an assured ride home. Many (younger) travellers had run across ...

"Bat Out of Hell"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... was to have been a straightforward day. Early start, vaporetto back to Venice station, then four trains across country Italy to Riomaggiore on the west coast. With a healthy 20-30 minutes allowed between each connection. Of course, three connections ...

From mountains to the sea, Molveno and Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

From mountains to the sea

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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... it. The area includes a National Park with five fishing villages and a Marine Protected Area. We stayed at the popular Riomaggiore and spent a day hiking between the villages along a coastal trail and the evenings cooking up our own delicious Italian ...

Pisa and Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Pisa and Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by lgrove32

... been spectacular so far. I am more content to relax than Derek is in such an environment but I think the hike tomorrow will be enjoyable for us both. We plan to hike approximately 7 miles from Riomaggiore to Monterosso the last of Cinque Terre's 5 ...

What a rio, maggiore!, Riomaggiore,  Italy travel blog

What a rio, maggiore!

A travel blog entry by annaliesem

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... a wander, during which time I came to find out at Edoardo knows everyone, I left Edoardo and took the train back to Riomaggiore. Once back there, I met up with David and Michael for a delicious takeaway dinner on the rocks by the water (pesto lasagna!!! ...

Transport, by any means..., Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Transport, by any means...

A travel blog entry by tannas

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... reached the bottom. Americans aren't the brightest travellers are they? The other day when i was working out my train Pisa to Riomaggiore, I find the train schedule quite simple to read. Go to the hour you want to depart, look for your stop, check which ...

Hiking The Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Hiking The Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by lgrove32

... the Cinque Terre trail. Each of the 5 towns are connected by this hiking trail along the coastline. We started in our town of Riomaggiore and hiked to the next town over: Manarola. This was a breezy walk along a paved walkway that was cut out of the side ...

I left my heart in Cinque Terra, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

I left my heart in Cinque Terra

A travel blog entry by tmcclurg

After a long and complicated train ride, we made it to Italy and the little town of Riomaggiore. This town is in an area of Italy called Cinque Terra which is in fact the most beautiful place in the world. We arrived without a place to stay, so we ...

Hiking Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Hiking Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by foothills_bears

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... and wash off the salt water, while we watched people diving off rocks into the deep water of the harbour. The last section to Riomaggiore was an easy, easy stroll through Lovers' Lane, Italian style. In town, we walked through a long tunnel to access the ...

The Italian Riviera... unbelieveable, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

The Italian Riviera... unbelieveable

A travel blog entry by jseibel2

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... , I'm sure they would dream up something that looks like any one of the five incredible little towns.  Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso are all built into this incredible landscape that includes enormous mountains, a ...

Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by hithere52

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... .  We ended up waiting at the train station for about an hour, but it wasn't a big deal.    Back in Riomaggiore we changed and headed out to dinner.  We ate at a little place called La Lampara.   Seafood, big surprise, ...

Take a hike!, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Take a hike!

A travel blog entry by jessicae

... five cities of Cinque Terre. We had been advised to start the hike on the far end, in Monterosso, and finish in Riomaggiore, because it is apparently much harder toward Monterosso, and nicer to get that part over with first. However, consistent with our ...

The 5Terre - good excuse for a hike!, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

The 5Terre - good excuse for a hike!

A travel blog entry by winegalcj

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... .  From a distance it looks as if these villages rise out of the land, or terra, itself.  The towns are Riomaggiore, Corniglia, Manarola, Vernazza and Monterosso and there is a foot path from each one to the others.  People from all over ...

Manarola  cinque terre, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Manarola cinque terre

A travel blog entry by cam.srigley

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FOOTLOOSE IN THE CINQUE TERRE, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

FOOTLOOSE IN THE CINQUE TERRE

A travel blog entry by grindelwalders

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... - end of the season perhaps? We started filming the next day, under glorious skies.  As the boat approaches Riomaggiore, you get a wonderful overview of the village, clinging precariously to the land, built around an inventively covered ...

Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by monnat07

Hello from the Italian Riveria! We arrived to Riomaggiore around 2pm today and it is fabulous! If you haven't heard of this sleeply little fishing villiage on the rocky west coast of Italy, you should google it! We are staying in a small room here under ...

What a life...in Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

What a life...in Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by tanya.falknau

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... and enjoying the beautiful scenery in Cinque Terre and then in the afternoon we did the via dell 'amore walk today between Riomaggiore and Manarola – beautiful scenery but very very hot weather. We came back to Riomaggiore and sat in the cool for ...

Footloose in ITALY - Cinque Terre & Venice, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Footloose in ITALY - Cinque Terre & Venice

A travel blog entry by footloosetv

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... - end of the season perhaps? We started filming the next day, under glorious skies.  As the boat approaches Riomaggiore, you get a wonderful overview of the village, clinging precariously to the land, built around an inventively covered ...

Five Colorful Villages, Cinque Terre/ Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Five Colorful Villages

A travel blog entry by carriejustin

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... the photo opportunities it provided.  While we were there we even got to see an open air jazz concert held right in Riomaggiore, it seemed to bring everyone out of their hotels and homes.  While we were here Justin got an email from someone who ...

Viva italia! Avanti delle cinque terre, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Viva italia! Avanti delle cinque terre

A travel blog entry by tannas

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... Two minutes into a 2 hour train ride I knew that wouldn't be the case. It's odd I kinda panicked, but didn't care. I knew Riomaggiore was a small village where every local, knew every local. But I didn't want my guide to wait an hour overtime for me (via ...

Here we are in Cinque Terre!, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Here we are in Cinque Terre!

A travel blog entry by concon3546

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Headed for a quick over night in Milan, we drove to, Riomaggiore, the first town in the Cinque Terre set on the Italian Riviera. It was a nice reprieve from the urban scene. We enjoyed hanging out on the stone beach making statues. The views were ...

Our Gelato ratings, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Our Gelato ratings

A travel blog entry by tanya.falknau

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... background about Italian gelato. It's not ice cream, although that’s the closest approximation most of us have seen outside Italy. While ice cream is made with cream, Italian gelato is almost always made with milk. It’s richer, smoother, ...

Riomaggiore 1 - Hiking/Beach, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Riomaggiore 1 - Hiking/Beach

A travel blog entry by jdp643

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Cinque Terre consists of five small villages (Riomaggiore, Mandola, Corgnilia, Vernazza and Montorosso, in order from south to north) that are wedged between cliffs and the Mediterranean in northwest Italy. They are about 5 kilometers apart from one ...

Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by tammyandsteve

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... were closed. Instead we took the ferry between each of the towns. Out first town was Manarola. It is our 2nd favorite after Riomaggiore of course. We hiked up to the cemetery and got some great views looking down at the harbor. We then had lunch ...

Hiking the Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Hiking the Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by h_hurst

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Hiked the Cinque Terre trails in just over 3 hours! (It's supposed to take about 5...) - With a blood blister and a bunion! It is absolutely beautiful!! Wish I'd had more time there, but there was a train strike, so I wasn't able to stick around in case ...

Oct 05, 2009, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

Oct 05, 2009

A travel blog entry by brandonandryan

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Pretty coast again, Riomaggiore (La Cinque Terre), Italy travel blog

Pretty coast again

A travel blog entry by beckandbill

... Florence, 2 full hours in Pisa (honestly, I was expecting worse from what I'd heard from Andrew), and now we're in Riomaggiore, the first of 5 villages known as La Cinque Terre. It's pretty similar to the Amalfi coast.... gorgeous! Anyway, I'm sorry ...

The Cinque Terra was AWESOME!, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

The Cinque Terra was AWESOME!

A travel blog entry by tyler.durand

Day hiking between the ...

A vacation in Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore, Italy travel blog

A vacation in Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by brentd

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The Cinque Terre are 5 tiny fishing villages squeezed into a small area where the mountains meet the sea. It's amazingly beautiful, with hiking-walking trails between all the villages. While I was there I explored all the villages, walking random ...

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