If you solely take away one tip from right this moment’s submit let it’s this: get your self to Cinque Terre! It is, definitely, considered one of our favourite locations we have ever visited. We added it to our itinerary on suggestion from buddies who visited on their honeymoon, and I am so glad we took their recommendation as a result of it was paradise! Everyone’s journey model is totally different however we discovered the small-town, genuine vibe laborious to beat. It’s straightforward to get round, attractive at each flip, peaceable and but vibrant. Of all of the locations we traveled to in Italy (Venice, Cinque Terre, Amalfi Coast/Capri, Rome), this was by far our favourite.
Cinque Terre is positioned on the west coast of Italy, and is comprised of and interprets to “5 cities” or “the 5 lands.” Each city is well accessible by practice and solely takes a few minutes to get between every cease. Some of the cities have strolling paths between them, however these take 1-2 hours and are thought-about “climbing” so the practice or the ferry (extra on that later) is certainly the way in which to go. (Note: “Lover’s Lane” and a number of other different strolling paths are at present closed attributable to landslides.) You technically solely want a few days to see all of Cinque Terre, however truthfully, keep per week in the event you can! We stayed 4 nights and by no means needed to go away. Here’s an outline of the 5 cities:
Starting south and dealing our means up, you will discover Riomaggiore. This city might be my favourite, for 2 causes. It’s essentially the most colourful and vibrant, and you’ll simply climb down into the marina and sit on the rocks or swim, and so on. I might keep there and soak it in for days, it is so lovely!