Travel Blogs from Monterosso
Poor old Cornigulia. She sits up on the crest of a headland, unlike the remaining four Cinque Terre villages that nestle in the gullies. The track in from the south is closed, the one from the north is a testing goat track and the train station is way down below it's streets.
So we bypass her in favour of Vernazza today - one station south from Monterosso.
It's another brightly coloured village with four and five storey ...
... teaching us never told us what we were making until we were finished so it was sort of like solving a really delicious mystery. We got to eat everything afterwards and I think I'll be making pasta more often now.
Today (Wednesday) was a day trip to Cinque Terre. It literally means five lands and includes five villages that are built into the side of the hills. We arrived at Manarola first and hiked the hillside. This was a ...
We departed Monterosso for Rome by rail, returning to the Hotel Cortina.
Train Number: ic505, 1st class. We departed La Spezia Centrale 10:06am, arriving in Rome at 2:33pm.
We breakfasted at the hotel then had an early departure to La Spezia to meet our connection to Rome. As usual we plan well ahead and had over an hour wait for our train. While waiting we watched the cliff workers attaching wire to stop rock falls. ...
... dial-up era Internet was available). The weather is still wet and chilly, but reports promise a slow improvement over the next few days.
We got some dining recommendations from the front desk at our hotel, and chose the very small restaurant owned by the "Marina" of our Albergo Marina hotel (Da Eraldo). There were only about 20 seats and ours were at a tiny table outside. We chose the antipasto plate for two people and had one of our ...
Today we woke bright and early, put on our training gear, enjoyed our breakfast then headed into old town. From here we bought a ferry ticket to land #1- Riomaggiore. It was awesome to look back at Monterosso and see it from a different point if view- from the ocean. Riomaggiore was beautiful. An old fashion, quiet and quaint village on top of a hill, with nothing but restaurants and souvenir stores in sight! We had planned to hike ...
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 Corone, 1, Monterosso | 4 star hotelfrom $227
- This Hotel Averages to 4 Stars
- Attractive Hotel, Terrible Room
- Best choice in Cinque Terre
Via Fegina 4, Monterosso | 3 star hotel
- Second Thoughts
- A small hotel with a big view and friendly care
- Warm, hospitable and superbly located
Via Roma 109 , Monterosso | Hotelfrom $170
- Great Little Hotel!
- A Gem of A Hotel
- Great, but "No View" means NO view!
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 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
Via Molinelli, 35, Monterosso | 3 star hotelfrom $228
- Great hotel
- Wonderful experience at the Punta Mesco!
- Excellent Value
Via 4 Novembre 18, Monterosso | 4 star hotelfrom $188
Via Buranco, 36 , Monterosso | Hotelfrom $196
Loc Minali , Monterosso | Hotelfrom $189
via Molinelli, 16, Monterosso | 3 star hotelfrom $203
- Great Experience
- Highlight of our trip
Loc. Colle di Gritta, Monterosso | Hotelfrom $134