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Things to do in Cinque Terre

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
National Park
“The most beautiful Parc along the coast is not far from the property, it is possible to go there by car or by train.”
  • 299 locals recommend
National Park
“The five villages on the sea are very characteristic and easily reachable by train or by sea insummer”
  • 46 locals recommend
Real Estate Agency
“Le Cinque Terre sono la parte naturale più' incontaminata e affascinante della Liguria, meta famosa a livello mondiale e unica nel suo genere. Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Monterosso e Vernazza sono sospesi tra mare con panorami e scorci indimenticabili. Il sito ufficiale con tutte le informazioni www.cinqueterre.it”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Some of the most breathtaking panoramic views of the sea, mountains, vineyards & lemon groves ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bistro
“This cliffside restaurant always has a line to get in but we promise it is worth the wait. One of the most iconic views in all of Cinque Terre, wonderful drinks, bruschetta and pesto! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“It's a expensive restaurant but you eat a great seafood and you are in the harbour of Riomaggiore ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“One of the best fish restaurants in town The menu is pretty extensive ! The reservations is required !”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Trattoria Dal Billy, perched on the hill with a splendid terrace overlooking the sea, offers a rich and abundant local cuisine with homemade pasta and fresh fish, provided by local fishermen. But remember to book in the summer months, because it is highly sought after!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Beach
“Monterosso, the biggest of the five, is the only village with sandy beaches and the most easily accessible by car. If you fancy a sunbath on a beach lounger, this is the place to be. ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Train Station
“Vernazza has a natural pier with an amphitheatre shape making it maybe the most photographed village of the Cinque Terre. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“it is located at the beginning of the Via dell'amore in Riomaggiore (7 minutes by train from the central station). Find a place in the terrace and enjoy a breathtaking view at sunset, meanwhile, tasting local gastronomic products, wine selections and craft beers produced in La Spezia.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Beautiful seafood restaurant located in the Marina of Riomaggiore, the service is impeccable and the food is amazing. All seafood is fresh and local. It is also a good idea to have a reservation which I am happy to help with!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Utterly fabulous restaurant! The view here alone is worth the trek up the stairs, the staff and food make it even better! Reservations are a must, especially if you want to watch the sunset from your table! Great view of the church and the ocean.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Winery
“Enoteca Internazionale offers a vast assortment of local, Italian and international wines and liquors as well as a wide selection of extra virgin olive oils and other typical products of the Cinque Terre area. By reservation, Enoteca Internazionale offers wine tastings led by the Enoteca's professional sommeliers for individuals and groups. Enoteca Internazionale boasts both indoor and outdoor seating where, year round, guests may try delicious bruschette (including bruschette made with the salted anchovies of Monterosso), an excellent selection of cheeses served with chutneys, as well as cold cuts, salads and traditional desserts. As well as Cinque Terre wines crafted by little-known, artis”
  • 10 locals recommend
Market
“Get your basics here; milk, fruit, cereal etc. Cheapest grocery shopping option in town. You'll find shopping bags under the kitchen sink you can borrow. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Castle
“very ancient small castle inside the village, open and very easy to find ;) , it's close to " san Giovanni Battista Church of riomaggiore”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bistro
“This cliffside restaurant always has a line to get in but we promise it is worth the wait. One of the most iconic views in all of Cinque Terre, wonderful drinks, bruschetta and pesto! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“It's a expensive restaurant but you eat a great seafood and you are in the harbour of Riomaggiore ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“One of the best fish restaurants in town The menu is pretty extensive ! The reservations is required !”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Trattoria Dal Billy, perched on the hill with a splendid terrace overlooking the sea, offers a rich and abundant local cuisine with homemade pasta and fresh fish, provided by local fishermen. But remember to book in the summer months, because it is highly sought after!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Beautiful seafood restaurant located in the Marina of Riomaggiore, the service is impeccable and the food is amazing. All seafood is fresh and local. It is also a good idea to have a reservation which I am happy to help with!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Utterly fabulous restaurant! The view here alone is worth the trek up the stairs, the staff and food make it even better! Reservations are a must, especially if you want to watch the sunset from your table! Great view of the church and the ocean.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Winery
“Enoteca Internazionale offers a vast assortment of local, Italian and international wines and liquors as well as a wide selection of extra virgin olive oils and other typical products of the Cinque Terre area. By reservation, Enoteca Internazionale offers wine tastings led by the Enoteca's professional sommeliers for individuals and groups. Enoteca Internazionale boasts both indoor and outdoor seating where, year round, guests may try delicious bruschette (including bruschette made with the salted anchovies of Monterosso), an excellent selection of cheeses served with chutneys, as well as cold cuts, salads and traditional desserts. As well as Cinque Terre wines crafted by little-known, artis”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Gianni Franzi is the best restaurant in Vernazza, it's located in the main square and has delicious and fresh seafood. Highly recommended.”
  • 7 locals recommend

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