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Vernazza, Vernazza

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Civic Center Tourist Spot
An integral piece of the Cinque Terre region, Vernazza is perhaps the most preserved example of a true Italian fishing village. Admire Mediterranean and harbor views from the city's 15th-century hilltop castle. Wander the town's cobbled streets, lined with stone churches, pastel-colored homes, and ornate buildings. You can only get around town on foot, so wear comfortable walking shoes. The climb to the summit may be difficult for people with mobility issues. Make Vernazza a part of your Cinque Terre vacation plans using our Cinque Terre travel itinerary maker.
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(Cinque Terre is the nearest city to Vernazza)

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  • Beautiful small village with a small port, a rocky beach with crystal clear sea lanes to get lost walking around.
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  • Whether you want to hike or just relax at the beaches, this is a charming town. A wonderful place to take a deep breath and release!  more »
  • A must-have. We spent a few hours story to bathe, to dive from the rocks, it is a beautiful setting, a landscape of cards mailing.
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  • Got my wallet stolen. The same happened to other Asian tourists the same day.
  • Very crowded, dangerous for small children Info on screens not reliable, there is no connection between scheduled train times and the actually trains time Dirty Toilet, that do not correspond the amount of people waiting at the station I visited in September, which should be less busy, I can imagin that in August and July it should be hell
  • Wonderful place!
  • Saint Margaret's Church is located in weiernazha Town Center, is a Roman Catholic Church. Legend beginning the construction of the Church from the 11th century, in 13th century after reconstruction, has been trickling in after repair. Church is located in a square by the sea, also has a 40 m-high octagonal Bell Tower, is the landmark building of Vernazza. Opening hours open all day address Vernazza, Province of La Spezia, Italy traffic after the Raiders Vernazza train station, walk about 200 metres to the West to reach the
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  • It is an amazing site. Wonderful.
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Where to stay in Cinque Terre

It's hard to go wrong with accommodations in Cinque Terre, home to some of the most charming hotels and bed and breakfasts in the country. Choosing among them depends largely on what you want most from your trip. Consider spending a restful vacation on the hilltop to enjoy the famous ocean views, or plant yourself somewhere closer to the shoreline in Riomaggiore for easy access to beaches. If you expect to spend lots of time exploring side streets and local shops, opt for accommodations along one of the main streets in any of the villages. Though it can be difficult to find inexpensive lodgings here, there are some more affordable options in Manarola, the smallest of the five villages, and Monterosso. You can even stay at a hostel in the national park if you want to be close to nature.
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