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The back streets of Riomaggiore are great to wander through, but quite straining on the knees. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
lovely little town

We drove here and had to park at the top of the hill as no cars were allowed lower. Lovely little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fort Myers, Florida
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Riomaggiore, Italy
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Historical center, the core of which was originally built in the XIII century, is situated in the valley of the river Rio Maggiore, the ancient Rivus Major from which the village got its name. The first historical information about Riomaggiore date back to 1251, when...More

2  Thank VadimM67
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Riomaggiore and Manarola were our favourite towns. We were underwhelmed with the others. This would probably be nicer in the summer. The buildings needed repair and another coat of paint. There is not a lot to do other than go to the water. Note that...More

1  Thank Brooke B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We approached this village by ferry. It was a steep climb from the dock to the main streets of the village. The streets are narrow, lined with some shops and eating establishments. There was a church at the top which one can explore. The best...More

Thank margaretc007
Reviewed 4 days ago

The back streets of Riomaggiore are great to wander through, but quite straining on the knees. The engineering feats on this steep cliffs are a sight to behold. Lovely town.

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove here and had to park at the top of the hill as no cars were allowed lower. Lovely little town with excellent seafood restaurants and lots of lemon souvenirs. Came in October and want to come back and see the other four towns.

Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed 1 week ago

Riomaggiore is my favorite of the five villages in Cinque Terre, but the most touristy place. Coming early in the morning you'll find fewer people in the surrounding. If you come later, you'll find yourself between the guided tours. Riomaggiore deeply cut between the hills...More

Thank ShavyB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous village, like all 5 of the Cinque terre villages really...! They are all worth stopping at! What we liked most about this one was the easy access to the centro with a pram - once you exit the train station just have to go...More

Thank Audrey2013_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a colorful town with a small harbor. We enjoy walking the streets and enjoying the brightly colored buildings and terraced hills that surround the village.

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We find this one of the most beautiful of the towns from the water. Once you’re in the town, especially from the train station, it doesn’t seem as nice as others, though. For us, this is the one that it makes sense to spend the...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

When the train came to a stop, we got down, along with many other tourists. We walked to the right, thru a fun colourful artsy underground tunnel to get to the town. Then to the seaside for the views. Climbed up many steps to the...More

Thank Haebee
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

So there is a problem with the whole Cinqie Terre tourism - too many people want to visit this amazing place in the same time :)

Thank Ákos D
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

When in Italy, you do not really have to go to Riomaggiore but when you are in the neighborhood and you enjoy hiking and paying cash: this is the place for you! But serious: A lovely small fishing village run over by us, tourists. Without...More

1  Thank Evert S
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