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Riomaggiore Town, Italy

From series “Small Flamboyant Towns Painted with Van Gogh Colors”
Year: 13th century.

Riomaggiore in Italy can claim the title of one of the most beautiful places in the world. This town is located on the coast of La Spezia province. It is conveniently located on the cliffs. The place is known to many tourists because of its small houses that are painted in various colors. Travelers are attracted by the wonderful mountain scenery. Tourists can also visit some of the most picturesque beaches in Italy, which managed to maintain their original beauty.

Riomaggiore Town, Italy According to historical records, the town was founded in the 13th century. Today, it occupies an area of ​​about 10 square km. About 1 700 people constantly live in the town. Many travelers get to Riomaggiore within a sightseeing tour after visiting the nearby village of Manarola. Two of these small settlements are connected with the beautiful mountain road called the Road of Love.

The old town has a national-scale symbol - the delicious wine that is brewed following special recipes. There are some wonderful ethnic restaurants, where visitors are offered specialties of the freshest seafood and best local wine. A wine bottle remains the most popular tourist gift. You can buy it just at the winery. Riomaggiore is one of the few towns in the world, where it’s prohibited to drive a car. Mountain streets are very narrow and steep. Travelers will find it convenient to travel on foot or by bicycle. Tourists can also rent a scooter. Next - Cochem Town

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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Banca Carige ATM' located in 0.92 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Societa' Italiana Servizi S.I.S. Srl' is located in 5.42 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'TotalErg' in 4.71 km
Supermarket: 'Primo Piatto S.N.C. Di Calzetta Laura E Ricci Roberta' in 0.81 km
Parking: 'Parking SP370' in 0.73 km
Apotheek: 'Farmacia Del Mare S.N.C.' in 0.92 km
Police station: 'Comune di Riomaggiore - Ufficio Polizia Municipale' in 0.77 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Ristorante Ripa Del Sole Di Bertola Daniela E Matteo Sas' in 0.75 km
Railway station: 'Riomaggiore' in 1.13 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Galileo Galilei Airport PSA - in 68 km
 »  Lucca Airport LCV - in 72 km
 »  Cristoforo Colombo Airport GOA - in 79 km
 »  Giuseppe Verdi Airport PMF - in 91 km
 »  Peretola Airport FLR - in 120 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Riomaggiore Town

Holiday Home Villino Riomaggiore

Located in 0 km from Riomaggiore Town
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Rooms: 1
The accommodation will provide you with a patio.There is a living/bedroom with sofa bed, a full kitchen, a bathroom and a bedroom. The house … More: photo, rates and booking
Michela Rooms

Located in 1 km from Riomaggiore Town
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Rooms: 2
Michela Rooms features a triple room and a studio, both with colourful décor and parquet floors. Each unit is independent, and includes a … More: photo, rates and booking
Holiday Home Paganini Quattro Ricca' Del Golfo

Located in 2 km from Riomaggiore Town
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Rooms: 1
Corte Del Gallo

Located in 3 km from Riomaggiore Town
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Rooms: 5
A sweet and savoury breakfast is served daily, and can be enjoyed in the garden during summer. Featuring views of the Ligurian Sea, rooms at the … More: photo, rates and booking

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Top destination around Riomaggiore Town - Viareggio

Fish Market, located next to the Burlamakka Canal is a real city attraction. Every morning, fishermen sell part of their catch. This place is a kind of a museum for tourists. On its counters, one can see rare varieties of fish, huge squid and octopus, and extremely rare marine cicadas. Local sellers are real experts in their field, so if any of the presented seafood seem very exotic, they will always prompt the best recipe for its cooking.
In the vicinities of Viareggio there is a number of outlets, which will appear a real find for those who are going to renew their wardrobe. One of the most popular is Barberino outlet. It presents more than 200 stores of famous brands. Among them is Prada shopping pavilion, which will surely appeal to avid mods and some large sporting goods stores. Discounts in this mall often exceed 60%, making purchases in it will be interesting at any time of the year.

Guests of Viareggio will have an opportunity to visit the largest outlet of Tuscany, The Mall. You can get everything you need to create a new image here. There are dozens of clothing stores for every taste, and there are also pavilions with accessories and perfumery. The outlet is sure to please those who prefer clothes and accessories of world famous brands. It has a large Armani pavilion and a Dior store. For the convenience of visitors, there are several restaurants and cafes in the center.
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