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The village of Riomaggiore

Riomaggiore (Rimasùu in the local language) is a village and a commune in the province of La Spezia, situated in a small valley in the Liguria region of Italy. It is the first of the Cinque Terre one meets coming from La Spezia.
Riomaggiore, the first village of the Cinque Terre.
View from the sea.

The village, dating from the early thirteenth century, is known for its historic character and its wine, produced by the town’s vineyards. Riomaggiore is in the Riviera di Levante region and has shoreline on the Mediterranean’s Gulf of Genoa, with a small beach and a wharf framed by tower houses. Riomaggiore has one or two roads where people socialise, but most of the life at night can be found at the Bar Centrale.

The village is also famous for having numerous aquariums and zoos, all with native Italian animals and sealife in them.

The Via dell’Amore is a path connecting Riomaggiore to its frazione Manarola, also part of the Cinque Terre.

Riomaggiore is the most southern village of the five Cinque Terre, all connected by trail. The water and mountainside have been declared national parks.

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CANON EOS 450D

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Comments

  • Hans Bax
    Hans Baxover 4 years ago

    Wow! Stunning shot! Excellent! Great POV! Like to go there!

  • Tnank you so very much Hans,much appreciated

    – annalisa bianchetti

  • Lisa Williams
    Lisa Williamsover 4 years ago

    Awesome shot! Sounds like a lovely place

  • Thank you very much Lisa

    – annalisa bianchetti

  • Evita
    Evitaover 4 years ago

    ♥ Beautiful capture !! :D ♥

  • Many thanks Evita

    – annalisa bianchetti

  • dougie1page2
    dougie1page2over 4 years ago

    xcellent! lot of stair climbing tho!!

  • wowww..thank you my friend :))
    in this beautiful village there are many and many stairs, a real effort :))

    – annalisa bianchetti

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 4 years ago

    beautiful capture Annalisa.x

  • Thank you very much Catherine

    – annalisa bianchetti

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 4 years ago

    Awesome capture!!!

  • Thank you very much my dearest friend

    – annalisa bianchetti

  • Colleen Drew
    Colleen Drewover 4 years ago

    Fantastic image!! I love all the color!

  • Thank you very much

    – annalisa bianchetti

  • Adri  Padmos
    Adri Padmosover 4 years ago

    Another great shot, Annalisa!
    Fantastic pov, compo and colors!

  • Many thanks again Adri..much appreciated !!!

    – annalisa bianchetti

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 4 years ago

    Outstanding image …

  • Thank you very much Tom

    – annalisa bianchetti

  • BCImages
    BCImagesover 4 years ago

    well done annalisa great work

  • Thank you Steve

    – annalisa bianchetti

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