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Riomaggiore is a village in the province of La Spezia. It is the first of the Cinque Terre one meets coming from La Spezia.

The Cinque Terre is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera. It is in the Liguria region of Italy, to the west of the city of La Spezia. The Five Lands comprises five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore.

The coastline, the five villages, and the surrounding hillsides are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Cinque Terre is noted for its beauty. Over centuries, people have carefully built terraces on the rugged, steep landscape right up to the cliffs that overlook the sea.

The village of Riomaggiore, 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 typical tower houses.

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Many thanks to everyone passing by my shots. Comments are appreciated. You are welcome. Sergio

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italy, village, riviera, liguria, riomaggiore, cinque terre

Comments

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökalmost 5 years ago

    Wonderful capture, my friend!

  • Thank you again, Béla, my friend!

    – presbi

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1almost 5 years ago

    what a beautiful capture and your description adds even more..
    lovely work
    ;))

  • Wow, what a lovely comment!!! I’m blushing. Thanks a lot! Sergio

    – presbi

  • annalisa bianchetti
    annalisa bianc...almost 5 years ago

    Bellissima foto Sergio,io ho alloggiato nel piccolo porticciolo che si vede da lontano,ho un bellissimo ricordo delle 5 terre !!!!

  • Ciao Annalisa, sono di nuovo a casa per poco. Grazie per la visita ed il commento. Io nelle cinqueterre (monterosso) ci sono stato in vacanza dal 64 al 69 ed anch’io me le porto sempre nel cuore. Sergio :-))

    – presbi

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 5 years ago

    Terrific work, lots to feast the eyes on here, Sergio

  • Thank you again, my friend! :-))) Sergio

    – presbi

  • Rosy Kueng
    Rosy Kuengalmost 5 years ago

    Nice shot of Riomaggiore…liked it very much too :))) love all the details Sergio!

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