Travel Blogs from Monterosso
... After that I headed straight to Cantina di Miky for a long awaited dinner of Pesto Lasagna, something that seems to have become as much of a tradition as my usual first meal of Trofie al Pesto whenever I return to Monterosso.
I was seated on the patio straight away and placed my order. While waiting for the meal to arrive, I chatted with the couple on my left who were from Couer d’Alene (Idaho). Even though the weather wasn't perfect, it was still ...
... d be hiking and all of a sudden a man behind the fence in what you thought was a vineyard was set-up there with his own little lemonade stand - a little table and covering and a little hole in the fence to pass the lemonade out to you after he squeezed it. I guess it doesn't get any fresher than that! After a lunch break in Vernazza, we then did the 90 minute from there to Corniglia. Turns out, this is the hardest direction to take that hike as the beginning ...
... into private ownership and is no longer open to the public. I think that it would be cool to own your own tower. I decide to walk up the hill to the monastery instead. We went up there a couple of days ago, but didn't go into the church. There are chants playing in the church and it is very peaceful. I am the only person there. One of the paintings on the wall is by the Flemish artist Van Dyck. It must be priceless, yet there is no security that I can ...
... s activities as extremely thorough. They had travelled independently via the UK to reach Barcelona and a week at sea then suited their itinerary.
Finally, a spritely gent speaking absolutely no English enthuses over my work. With a mix of sign language, repetition, similarities between our two languages and deduction, I meet Ercole - as in Hercules, he gesticulates, flexing his muscles - and it seems Vernazza attracts old ...
... the same. Monica tells us that yesterday's top temperature of 39° was still 33° when we were walking in the evening. No wonder we are sapped and I have heat rash down my legs!!! Today is cooler she says... 37°C! It's not yet that hot as we walk back to Roma Termini station. On the concourse, befuddled tourists mix with locals on a mission, gorgeous young things with the longest of legs in ...
Other places to stay in Monterosso
Via Roma, 72, Monterosso | 4 star hotelfrom $177
- Great Hotel and stayed there by accident
- Loved this hotel
- Beautiful, clean and brand new
Via Roma 109 , Monterosso | Hotelfrom $170
- Great Little Hotel!
- A Gem of A Hotel
- Great, but "No View" means NO view!
Via Fegina 4, Monterosso | 3 star hotel
- Second Thoughts
- A small hotel with a big view and friendly care
- Warm, hospitable and superbly located
Lungomare Fegina 98, Monterosso | 2 star hotelfrom $236
- Monterosso magic
- Felt like family
- Pleasant stay in La Spaggia
Via Buranco 40, Monterosso | 3 star hotelfrom $31
- Loved Albergo Marina
- Albergo Marina is the place to stay in Cinque Terre!
- Satisfied with Hotel Marina
Via Zuecca 6, Monterosso | Hotel
- Wunderbares Personal
- A real Gem! Best Hotel experience in Italy!
Via IV Novembre, 23, Monterosso | Hotelfrom $205
Via Molinelli, 35, Monterosso | 3 star hotelfrom $228
- Great hotel
- Wonderful experience at the Punta Mesco!
- Excellent Value
Via IV Novembre, 21 , Monterosso | 3 star hotelfrom $159
Via Fegina 88, Monterosso | Hotelfrom $216
- Can't beat the location and price
- Fabulous Views
- In one word, fantastic
Loc Minali , Monterosso | Hotelfrom $189
Via 4 Novembre 18, Monterosso | 4 star hotelfrom $188
Via Buranco, 36 , Monterosso | Hotelfrom $196
via Molinelli, 16, Monterosso | 3 star hotelfrom $110
- Great Experience
- Highlight of our trip
Loc. Colle di Gritta, Monterosso | Hotelfrom $134