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Unspoilt and fascinating

So many places you visit has been spoilt by "tourism" - but not Cervo old town where there is a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
An_Old_Burian
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Why bother with the Cinque Terre?

You want history, ancient alleys, great views, nearby sea, lots of eating options? Many might be... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
John F
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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6 days ago
“Unspoilt and fascinating”
Sep 23, 2018
“Why bother with the Cinque Terre?”
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Reviewed 6 days ago

So many places you visit has been spoilt by "tourism" - but not Cervo old town where there is a noticeable shortage of cafes and gift shops. Great !!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

You want history, ancient alleys, great views, nearby sea, lots of eating options? Many might be tempted by the tourist trap Cinque Terre but head in the other direction from Genoa and you find Cervo, and nearby Imperia - much quieter (in September), much more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank John F
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Cervo is a delight! A maze of tiny alleys opening into small squares. All beautifully kept. The church is beautiful outside but breathtaking inside. Definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 27, 2017

You require to be very fit and able to view the Centro comfortably. The alleyways are steep and narrow but very picturesque and cool out of the summer sun. There are various eating places around so no shortage of eats and water was and if...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank philipsmith
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

This town is a fun short visit. It felt a little more "real" and "lived in" than some of the French "beau villages" that we visited- and we liked thAt. Can be seen in a couple of hours+ a stop for a drink from one...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank MikiJuli
Reviewed October 17, 2016

lovely place, super nice atmosphere, the duomo is splendid and the view absolutely splendid. A perfect place to relax although it's a bit tricky to get there.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Richie1210
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

A visit to beautiful Cervo is a must if you travel the Italien riviera! Enjoy the wonderful medieval city with its narrow streets, situated in the hillside, with a spectacular view! Sit down to enjoy lunch, dinner or just a glass of wine in calm...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank 10Dmand
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Sweet little village above the beaches allowing for a break from the heat, the narrow passages let fresh air pass but are difficult with a push chair

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank exiledblue
Reviewed July 14, 2016

Absolute must see if you are around, very beautyful norrow medevial alleys with colorful flowers and a stunning view from the top.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank nicothousandhandr
Reviewed April 8, 2016

What a great surprise a walled town full of narrow alleyways to explore. It is just a walk away from Diano Marina (although we did take the bus one way). Highly recommened.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Ken B
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