Travel Blogs from Monterosso
... build a monastery to thank the friars for their intervention. The community chose a location on the hill of St Christopher where there was a small church already dedicated to the saint. The friars erected a cross in 1618 with work beginning the following year. In 1623, Monsignor G B Salvago, Bishop of Sarzana, consecrated the church dedicating it to St Francis of Assisi, founder of the Friars Minor. Throughout the following years, the monastery was confiscated under ...
... and I stayed dressed and had an Italian beer while watching the kids splash in the water and build intricate sand castles. They had a ball; so much for "relaxing in the room!!!". For dinner, we headed to the old part of town, by tunnel (we are in the new part of town) to, what else, but a Rick Steve's rec. Unfortunately, they could not sit five by the water, so we went down to their lounge area. It soon filled up and we had a yummy spread of local ...
... I ever had. The vegetables were so full of flavour, it was incredible. We had the seafood risotto for two, which was phenomenal. There were mussels and scampi and squid and razor clams etc. in the risotto. Brenda then had the fish and I had the spicy mussels. Again we forgot the portion sizes and the pictures indicate, talk about being ...
... various available trails (the whole area is a UNESCO listed National Park), but during our stay we have been content to limit our walking to the ten minute uphill climb from the Monterosso beach and quaint local shops to our apartment, giving ourselves as much time as possible to laze by the beach, wander between the villages (using trains to connect our travel), look at various market stalls, try the local produce (the home of ...
... day 2 at Cinque Terre - the Italian Riviera. Monterosso al Mare is at one end of the 5 cliff top towns, the others being Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. All towns are interconnected by rail and boat, but due to a terrible mud slide in 2011, only the cliff top walking track between Monterosso and Venazza is open. I will let the photos do all the explaining. Yesterday (Monday 2 June) we took the train to what we thought was Corniglia but turned out ...
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 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 Molinelli, 35, Monterosso | 3 star hotelfrom $228
- Great hotel
- Wonderful experience at the Punta Mesco!
- Excellent Value
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
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 $203
- Great Experience
- Highlight of our trip
Loc. Colle di Gritta, Monterosso | Hotelfrom $134