The Italian Riviera is one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the entire world, and the Cinque Terre, or Five Lands in English, are five of the world’s most beautiful villages that can be found along it. They are in Italy’s Liguria region and have collectively been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. They are characterized by pastel-colored buildings that are perched on terraces above sheer cliffs, but a couple of them do have small beaches. Here’s our guide to the five stunning villages of the Cinque Terre:
5. Monterosso al Mare
This village has the other members of the Cinque Terre licked when it comes to good beaches. Monterosso al Mare is situated on the northwest coast, and is home to plenty of wine and artisanal shops, as well as hotels and restaurants. The Old and New Towns are connected via a tunnel that is mainly used by pedestrians.
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