Vernazza Things to Do

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  • 1. Chiesa di Santa Margherita d'Antiochia

    As the legend goes, long, long ago a chest containing the finger bones of St. Margaret of Antioch washed up on the rocks in Vernazza’s harbor. I'll admit to some skepticism about this miraculous event...

  • 2. Hiking

    A camera and a sturdy pair of shoes are all you really need to keep you busy in Vernazza. There are a few small shops to browse and ristorantes for kicking back with a glass of wine but pottering up...

  • 3. The Harbor

    If I had a smart tourist guide, who was leading our group, she would probably told us to bring bathing costumes with. It was almost the end of September but the day was perfect for a bathing, sunny...

  • 4. Castello Doria

    This castle dominates the village in the southern part, with an impotent bastion and a cylindrical tower of quadrangular base, the Belforte. Doria Castle built in the 15th century to protect the...

  • 5. The Forte

    Sitting on a rocky promontory above Vernazza are remains of the Doria family castle, including a circular watchtower, quite useful at a time when pirates were regularly raiding Mediterranean villages....

  • 6. Piazza Marconi

    Piazza Marconi is the central of the action in Vernazza. It is a meeting place for locals and tourists alike. It is a fabulous town square, lined by restaurants/bars on 3 sides, and best of all the...

  • 7. Caruggi

    From the Piazza Marconi by the harbour, and from Vernazza’s main street, characteristic alleys known as carugi wind and climb between the houses. For me these were one of the delights of the town....

  • 8. Seagulls Rock

    Small port of Vernazza closes powerful rock making a natural shelter against strong winds coming from the the open sea. There at the top of the rock, where...

  • 9. Wander Around the Lanes

    The Small Back Streets of Vernazza are lovely and photogenic. There are excellent vistas to be had from many points in town. Try to get off the harbor and see...

  • 10. Ride a Great Train

    The Train between the small towns in the Cinqua Tere is a hoot. It cuts in and out of the rock. It provides excellent vistas of the Ligurain Sea.It is...

  • 11. Stroll the Via Roma

    The Via Roma is Vernazza's principle street - its main drag and the link between the train station and the harbor piazza. This is where you will find the town's...

  • 12. The Village Piazza

    This is one of those places I could spend a day without moving. As Italian piazzas go, it is pretty small, but thanks to the presence of colorful boats and...

  • 13. There's a lot to do in Vernazza!

    What can I say?Well, we were in Cinque Terre for the very first time and had 3 whole days to spend! Since we did not want to frantically do the Cinque Terre,...

  • 14. Vernazza Beach - a little squeezy

    The beach at Vernazza is pretty small.....but at least it has sand!!When the sun comes out, I have seen the beach filled with sun bathers and children competing...

  • 15. Santuario di Nostra Signora di Reggio

    It is located about a half hour's steep walk above Vernazza. The wide path that leads up to the shrine is punctuated with the Stations of the Cross. Around the...

  • 16. Monterosso - Torre Aurora

    The Torre Aurora (Dawn Tower) used to be a part of a medieval fortification system. Nowadays it is a main landmark of Monterrosso and divides the old part from...

  • 17. Sunsets Oh Yea!

    Take the evening and really enjoy a sunset here. The town has gone to a lot of time and expense to build a really nice seawall. Find a cozy spot and park. See...

  • 18. Get a Great Hair Cut

    While in Vernazza my best friend went to have her hair cut. There is a little salon just up from the harbor. She just was a walk in. She had fun and got a great...

  • 19. The church

    The church Santa Maria di Antiochia catches your attention as soon as you arrive in Piazza Marconi as it is straight on the sea.Actually the basis of the church...

  • 20. The port

    This is probably one of the most elegant and pretty ports of all Italy.The oloured small boats of local fishermen welcome you on the square just in front of the...

  • 21. The Streets of Vernazza

    Like the other villages, walking the streets of Vernazza is a adventure in itself, with its winding corridors that go up down and all around! Vernazza is built...

  • 22. Views of Vernazza

    Vernazza is the most visually stunning of the five villages, the best views of the village are from the trails. The trail towards Corniglia offers the best...

  • 23. Go out to the Vernazza jetty

    I love the town of Vernazza and think the one of the best photo ops are shot from the jetty... Its also a great place to sit down, relax and enjoy the views......

  • 24. Local Felines

    Walking around the villages of the Cinque Terre, notice the obsession with the local cats! Dozens of these domestic cats can be seen dozing in fishing boats,...

  • 25. the beach

    The best beach of the Cinque Terre you can find at Vernazza.Vernazza can be reached in the summer by the motor-boat services from Versilllia, Lerici, Porto...

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