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Riomaggiore in Italy | Province of La Spezia, Liguria

Visit Riomaggiore during your stay in Liguria, Italy.

Cinque Terre

Riomaggiore

Riomaggiore

Cinque Terre, La Spezia

This is a magnificent fishing village with picturesque house facades

Come and relax on the small beach in the village and enjoy the natural environment

Travel tips

Travel tips

Riomaggiore has a small stone beach, which is attractive for relaxation and refreshment  by the sea.

You can go for a walk on the famous road, the Via dell Amore, which runs between Manarola and Riomaggiore. From the hills above the village you can enjoy the fascinating view of the coast and Cinque Terre.

The San Giovanni Battista Church from the year 1340 is likewise worth seeing.

The picturesque, colourful house facade extends from the small port up to the mountain.

History

History

Riomaggiore is the south-eastern-most village of the Cinque Terre.

Already founded in the Stone Age, it was occupied by Roman settlers and grew fast through direct connection with the sea. Due to the proximity to the coast Riomaggiore was often a target of pirate attacks. Riomaggiore was then integrated into the La Spezia province.

How to reach

How to reach

Riomaggiore belongs to the Cinque Terre municpality and is a locality in La Spezia  province which lies in the Liguria region. In the vicinity of Riomaggiore are several other villages like: Manarola (5.9 km), Volastra (7.9 km) and Biassa (7.9km). From Genoa take A12/E80 towards Via Giosuè Carducci near La Spezia. Follow the Viadelle Cinque Terre/SS370 and Strada Provinciale delle Cinque Terre/SP370 in the direction of Via De Gasperi a Riomaggiore.

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