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Riomaggiore Travel Blog

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Looking down into the marina

Arrived in the little cliff side town of Riomaggiore late in the afternoon after taking 4 different trains which took a total of 4 hours. But it was worth it just to see the ocean and feel the warmth of the sun.


After walking up a steep hill to the accommodation reception, we were then escorted back down the hill then up a variety of steps to get to our place. We had booked a 6 bed dorm so we were very happy to be put in a 2 + 3 bed apartment so we don't have to share a room with anyone.


We thought about going for a quick dip in the ocean as it felt very warm and humid, but after a short walk around we couldn't actually find where people were swimming, just where they were sitting around enjoying the view. We headed back into the centre of town and sat down for a beer and soak up the surroundings. The town is very small with what looks like only one road and lots of tiny little paths winding between the different coloured buildings. Could easily spend a long time here just relaxing.


We cooked up some great pasta and green pesto topped off with some fried capsicum, spec and mushrooms. Funny thing was it was one of the best meals we've had!

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Looking down into the marina
Looking down into the marina
across the marina
across the marina
a bit out to sea
a bit out to sea
nothing but sea
nothing but sea
some people enjoying being by the …
some people enjoying being by the…
a building overlooking the sea
a building overlooking the sea
Becs happy to be in Cinque Terre
Bec's happy to be in Cinque Terre
and so is Craig
and so is Craig
The guy in focus had perfectly per…
The guy in focus had perfectly pe…
Beautiful isnt it?
Beautiful isn't it?
Lots of lemon trees around
Lots of lemon trees around
Riomaggiore
photo by: Grpablo