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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.


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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  • Lucrezia Accomodations

    Via Visconti 9, Vernazza

    Score from 167 reviews   6.4/10 6.4

    Lucrezia Accomodations offers classic-style rooms and studios in Vernazza centre, 200 met...Book now»

  • Pensione Sorriso

    Via Gavino 4, Vernazza

    2 stars
    Score from 259 reviews   7.7/10 7.7

    Pensione Sorriso is 50 metres from Vernazza Train Station, with direct links around the C...Book now»

  • Affittacamere Rollando

    Via Carattino, 5, Vernazza

    Score from 244 reviews   7.7/10 7.7

    Located in the Cinque Terre, Affittacamere Rollando is in the centre of Vernazza near Pia...Book now»

  • Solemagia

    Via Agostino Del Santo 37, Vernazza

    Score from 104 reviews   7.3/10 7.3

    Offering studios and rooms with free WiFi, Solemagia is a short walk from Vernazza's ...Book now»

  • Apartments Le Terrazze

    Via Provinciale 61/Via Gavino 40, Vernazza

    Score from 98 reviews   7.5/10 7.5

    Located in Vernazza, Apartments Le Terrazze offers air-conditioned apartments with free W...Book now»

  • Casa Catò

    Via Carattino 49, Vernazza

    Score from 182 reviews   9.3/10 9.3

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

  • A Cà Da Nonna Di Callo Luca

    Via San Francesco 4, Vernazza

    Score from 247 reviews   8.4/10 8.4

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

  • La Perla delle 5 Terre

    Via Gavino 34, Vernazza

    Score from 598 reviews   8.4/10 8.4

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

  • Appartamento Chiara

    Via San Giovanni Battista 2, Vernazza

    Score from 33 reviews   7.7/10 7.7

    Appartamento Chiara is a self-catering apartment in the centre of Vernazza, a 5-minute wa...Book now»

  • MB Sisters Glam Rooms

    Via Carattino 2, Vernazza

    Score from 99 reviews   8.7/10 8.7

    MB Sisters Glam Rooms offers accommodation in Vernazza. The rooms come with a flat-screen...Book now»

  • Affittacamere Tonino Basso

    Via Gavino 34, Vernazza

    Score from 262 reviews   8.2/10 8.2

    Located just 300 metres from the coast and its beautiful beaches, Affittacamere Tonino Ba...Book now»

  • Lisetta Rooms

    Via Giuseppe Mazzini 8, Vernazza

    Score from 138 reviews   8.2/10 8.2

    Featuring a wide shared terrace, Lisetta Rooms is located in Vernazza, 2 minutes’ walk ...Book now»

  • Vernazza Vacation

    Via Roma 6, Vernazza

    Score from 68 reviews   8.8/10 8.8

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

  • Locanda Valeria

    Loc. Comeneco - Corniglia, Vernazza

    Score from 260 reviews   8.4/10 8.4

    You will find Locanda Valeria high on the hills of the Cinque Terre coast in Corniglia di...Book now»

  • Camere Nicolina

    Via Ettore Vernazza 51, Vernazza

    Score from 133 reviews   8.6/10 8.6

    Set in the Cinque Terre National Park, Camere Nicolina is in the heart of Vernazza and 16...Book now»

  • Michela Rooms Vernazza

    Via Carratino 18, Vernazza


    Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Michela Rooms Vernazza offers accommodation ...Book now»

  • Casa Vacanze Zia Maria

    Via Roma 78, Vernazza

    Score from 34 reviews   9.0/10 9.0

    Just 100 metres from the Ligurian Sea and 50 metres from Vernazza Train Station, Casa Vac...Book now»

  • Affittacamere Elisabetta

    Via Carratino 62, Vernazza

    Score from 252 reviews   8.6/10 8.6

    Affittacamere Elisabetta is located in the heart of Vernazza, characteristic hamlet in th...Book now»

  • Vintage Room

    Via Roma 4, Vernazza

    Score from 50 reviews   8.6/10 8.6

    Set in the Cinque Terre National Par, Vintage Room is a self-catering accommodation locat...Book now»

  • Camere Fontanavecchia

    Via Gavino 15, Vernazza

    Score from 114 reviews   9.2/10 9.2

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

  • Rina Rooms

    Via Ettore Vernazza, Vernazza

    Score from 177 reviews   8.3/10 8.3

    Set in the very heart of Vernazza, Rina Rooms is about 150 metres from Vernazza Train Sta...Book now»

  • Francamaria Rooms

    Piazza Marconi 30 , Vernazza

    Score from 137 reviews   7.8/10 7.8

    Francamaria offers rustic-style rooms set in different buildings in Piazza Marconi square...Book now»

  • Agriturismo Costa di Campo

    Localita Campo 1, Vernazza

    Score from 106 reviews   8.9/10 8.9

    Offering full panoramic views of the surrounding area from its furnished terrace, Agritur...Book now»

  • Appartamento a Vernazza

    Via Gavino 34, Vernazza

    Score from 40 reviews   8.8/10 8.8

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

  • Hotel Gianni Franzi

    Via San Giovanni Battista 41-47-49, Vernazza

    2 stars
    Score from 227 reviews   7.8/10 7.8

    In the heart of the 5 Terre Coast, Hotel Gianni Franzi offers en suite rooms just below V...Book now»

  • Vintage Apartment

    Via Roma 72, Vernazza

    Score from 48 reviews   8.9/10 8.9

    Situated 85 metres from the Ligurian coast, Vintage Apartment is a self-catering accommod...Book now»

  • Affittacamere PZeta

    Via Foce 2, Località Drignana, Vernazza

    Score from 33 reviews   8.7/10 8.7

    Set in the Cinque Terre National Park, Affittacamere PZeta is a self-catering accommodati...Book now»

  • Appartamento Via Gavino 2

    Via Gavino 32 1, Vernazza


    Appartamento Via Gavino 2 offers pet-friendly accommodation in Vernazza, 43 km from Porto...Book now»

  • Affittacamere PZ

    Via Foce 2, Località Drignana, Vernazza

    Score from 319 reviews   8.3/10 8.3

    Offering sea-view rooms with a private balcony, Affittacamere PZ is immersed in the Ligur...Book now»

  • 5 Terre Casanova

    Via del Santo 72, Vernazza

    Score from 23 reviews   7.7/10 7.7

    Set in the Cinque Terre National Park, 5 Terre Casanova offers self-catering accommodatio...Book now»

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