Visited for a week in May 2013 the Cinque Terre region in Liguria (Italy) with the five towns Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore together with the close by Portfofino, Genova, Porto Venere, Levanto and Sestri Levante. Stayed in the Hotel Leopold in Moneglia
Portofino (which we visited on the way to Cinque Terre)
Cathedral San Lorenzo in Genova which we visited on the first day to to bad weather
Porto Venere, south of Cinque Terre
View from the San Pietro church along the coast towards Cinque Terre
San Pietro Church as seen from the castle above Porto Venere
Sestri Levante
Monterosso. The first Cinque Terre village as the good weather has arrived
Monterosso as seen from the walking path to Vernazza
Approaching Vernazza from Monterosso
Leaving Vernazza towards Corniglia
Approaching Corniglia
Endless stairs down to the station of Corniglia
Leaving Corniglia
Approaching Manarola high up in the vineyards
Last look back to Corniglia
Final approach to Manarola
Manarola (with boat picking up passengers "Cinque Terre" style in the heavy surf)
Approaching Riomaggiore
This time it is us, the boat picks up
Leaving Riomaggiore by boat
Overview of the whole Cinque Terre region from Monte Negro