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Monterosso al Mare is the first or the last town (depending on your view) of the Cinque Terre.
It is the biggest of the five villages and for us was the starting point of our boat tour to Riomaggiore.

Personally, I did not like Monterosso at all -
it just did not fit into my picture of a typical Cinque Terre village!
And I guess Monterosso IS different!

Since we only stayed there for a short time, this page will be only a small one,
but I will try to convey a few infos and a little bit of my view of it!

  • Last visit to Monterosso al Mare: Sep 2006
  • Intro Updated Mar 25, 2007
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  • Maurizioago's Profile Photo
    Jun 11, 2007 at 1:06 AM

    The Cinque Terre card doesn't include the train service anymore. I've just read on the site. Ciao!

  • nepalgoods's Profile Photo
    Apr 30, 2007 at 8:58 AM

    Beautiful! Just Beautiful!!

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Apr 23, 2007 at 12:11 PM

    Despite not really liking this village/town you've given it a very fair write-up. And it's maybe worth a visit for the church, which looks beautiful, and that boat trip too :)

  • mary2u99's Profile Photo
    Apr 23, 2007 at 1:24 AM

    I never been to this part of Italy before but it does look interesting. Thanks for sharing. :-)

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Apr 22, 2007 at 4:26 AM

    Another awesome page about the Cinque Terre. It is among my favourite regions in Italy. Keep up the good work ... :-)

  • christine.j's Profile Photo
    Apr 3, 2007 at 10:09 PM

    Divided by a tunnel! How do villagers see each other? By taking the train all the time?

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Apr 1, 2007 at 10:58 PM

    a nice page about the place of 5terre that is not a lot different from the rest of Liguria, but 4terre would sound terrible, so they included Monterosso as well, I guess ;~)

  • Madschick's Profile Photo
    Mar 28, 2007 at 12:20 PM

    Ja, so war's!

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Mar 26, 2007 at 11:23 AM

    Interesting little page! Divided by a tunnel that's though.

  • sue_stone's Profile Photo
    Mar 25, 2007 at 11:36 AM

    I agree, Monterosso is quite different to the other Cinque Terre towns - though the walk to there from Vernazza is fabulous : )

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