Monterosso, Cinque Terre Holidays

The village of Monterosso is one fifth of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Cinque Terre. It’s also the biggest of the five cliff side villages and is well equipped for visitors.

There’s two distinct parts to Monterosso - the old part with narrow lanes and traditional fishermen’s cottages, and the newer part where you’ll find ample amenities including plenty of shops, waterfront restaurants and the beautiful Fegina beach. With its own train station, this little town makes it easy for visitors to explore the surrounding areas. The Cinque Terre train connects the coastal villages or you can head further afield to towns like Sestri Levante and Rapallo.

  • from£799pp
  • 43 rooms
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Hotel Porto Roca is located in Monterossa – the largest of the Cinque Terre’s villages. It has some of the best views in Liguria. The superb cliff side setting means you’ll get to enjoy incredible sea views from its many terraces and infinity pool.

Things To Do

Hiking

The Cinque Terre is famed for its hiking, with well-trodden paths winding along the coast between the five villages, with fantastic views along the way. We recommend setting out early and catching the train back once you’ve reached the end.

Good to know

  • Home to the best stretch of sandy beach on the Cinque Terre - Fegina
  • Walk from Monterosso’s old town to the new town via the tunnel beneath the San Cristoforo promontory
  • Head to Torre Aurora for aperitivo with panoramic views of Monterosso
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