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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surrounding the harbor are beautiful cafes, shops, restaurants ,and colorful pastel houses.There also are wonderful murals by Silvio Benedetto depicting the workers who constructed the multiple dry stoned walls that are ubiquitous in the Cinque Terra. The homes all have cable and the TV tower...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Astonishing little town, filled with small restaurants, shops and caffes. Outstanding architecture and sublime colours of the buildings.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Rio Maggiore is an enchanting town in Cinque Terre region. It can be accessed by a short 7 minute train ride from La Spezia station. Daily pass and family pass is also available. Tickets must be validated in small machines before departure, to avoid fines....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Damanig
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

This village was another great example of the classic hilltop coastal villages along the Italian Riviera. There were brightly painted buildings clinging to rocks, a fortress, huge churches and incredible views of the sea and mountains. Be sure to explore the narrow walking streets all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

We approached this village by ferry. It was a nice view from the water. The rest was downhill, I mean, uphill. There was a steep climb through narrow streets to the top. Shops and eating establishments line the street. Again, buildings are shabby looking, in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank margaretc007
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Riomaggiore is one of five hillside towns that make up Cinque Terre. This charming thirteenth century village cascades down the cliffside and meets the sea in a riot of color unmatched by most other Mediterranean towns. The houses are mostly clad in stucco, and painted...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank redeco
Reviewed 13 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Albywon
Reviewed 6 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed 5 November 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ShavyB
Reviewed 4 November 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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