We should have gotten to Vernazza late in the afternoon after the crowds had gone..Hot, packed with people, and no fun....went back around 5 before taking the train to Pisa and the crowds were non-existent...
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Just like the seaside villages we went to as children - lots of cobbled roads and alleys with interesting shops and restaurants. The weekend was very busy with locals (obviously getting out of the cities for the weekend)
This place is so busy with tourists it is quite literally swamped. As I am writing this, at 3.20 AM, there is a wedding party that has parked itself outside our room with a ghetto blaster playing at full volume. I was sound asleep until...More
This was our first stop on visiting some of the Cinque Terre cities. The single street through town wasn't crowded when we arrived early in the day...however when we were leaving mid-afternoon, it started to get bit more busy. We visited both beaches, one that...More
We went last minute, arrived on a Wednesday & left Thursday. Glad we left that day because that's when most tourists arrive & it gets extremely busy. Vernazza is absolutely beautiful! We woke up early to catch the sunrise & it was so worth it....More
Vernazza is best known for the devastating flood of 2011; 22 inches of rain fell in just four hours, and it was the hardest hit of the five villages. It happened near the end of the tourist season and the townspeople spent all winter cleaning...More
this is a ok place its the same as all the others expensive shops and restaurants a small bay lots of people and houses hanging on cliff tops. you can do all villages in a day with a day pass for railway.
We took the train to Rismaggiore from Rapallo and took the boat between the 5 villages. Wow! We Walked and took a lot of pictures. You can find Many Resto and services everywhere ...