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Vernazza

vernazza_1The only natural port of the Cinque Terre, the village of Vernazza develops along the Vernazzola stream (now covered) climbing up the rocky face of a cliff, which hides the view of houses to those who come at it from the sea. Very narrow, steep paths descend towards the main road which leads onto a small square located facing the small port. Along with the typical tower-shaped houses, which are also present in Riomaggiore, Manarola and Monterosso, there are more architecturally elaborate buildings decorated by portals and porticos, as a reminder of the prosperity the village once enjoyed under Genoese domination.

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Very well maintained are the ancient castles, characteristic of Cinque Terre and of Vernazza particularly.

The small harbour can host small/mid size boats and provides sufficient shelter for mid-sized waves, but it’s not enough for the great winter sea storms.

A tourist’s perspective:
Vernazza has been for several years the main point of attraction of Cinque Terre, together with Monterosso. The views are spectcular, from the sea as well as from the paths. The vital center of Vernazza is located in the square abutting the harbour and everything is very concentrated. Thus, the over-crowding may prove excessive for the fastidious, especially those who choose to stay the night.

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  • Affittacamere Elisabetta

    Via Carratino 62, Vernazza

    Score from 306 reviews   8.7/10 8.7

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  • Casa Catò

    Via Carattino 49, Vernazza

    Score from 171 reviews   9.4/10 9.4

    Set inside Cinque Terre National Park, Casa Cato is located 100 metres from the sandy bea...Book now»

  • Michela Rooms Vernazza

    Via Carratino 18, Vernazza

    Score from 11 reviews   9.1/10 9.1

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  • MB Sisters Glam Rooms

    Via Carattino 2, Vernazza

    Score from 152 reviews   8.7/10 8.7

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  • A Cà Da Nonna Di Callo Luca

    Via San Francesco 4, Vernazza

    Score from 249 reviews   8.5/10 8.5

    Located in Vernazza, A Cà Da Nonna Di Callo Luca is 200 metres from the sea. It offers c...Book now»

  • Camere Fontanavecchia

    Via Gavino 15, Vernazza

    Score from 124 reviews   9.2/10 9.2

    Offering spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi, Camere Fontanavecchia is close to Vernazza Stati...Book now»

  • Appartamento a Vernazza

    Via Gavino 34, Vernazza

    Score from 41 reviews   8.9/10 8.9

    Just 350 metres from the beach and a 2-minute walk from Vernazza Train Station, Appartame...Book now»

  • La Perla delle 5 Terre

    Via Gavino 34, Vernazza

    Score from 626 reviews   8.3/10 8.3

    La Perla delle 5 Terre is just 5 minutes' walk from the beach in Vernazza. Set inside...Book now»

  • Lassu Apartment with View

    Via Guidoni 10, Vernazza

    Situated in Vernazza, this air-conditioned apartment features a terrace with sea views. T...Book now»

  • Vernazza Vacation

    Via Roma 6, Vernazza

    Score from 81 reviews   8.7/10 8.7

    Surrounded by the Cinque Terre National Park, Vernazza Vacation is located in the centre ...Book now»

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