Cinque Terre: The heavenly villages of Italy

Dec 15, 2018 402

BY: Rahila Asfa

I suppose I should begin with a disclaimer: I have never been a ‘sea person’. My husband on the other hand, being a ‘child of the coast’, mocked me for my aversion towards oceans and beaches. Sometimes, however, destiny has a different plan for us than the one we expect. So one fine morning, we decided to drive, and drive we did!

Starting all the way from Brussels to breathtaking Interlaken in Switzerland, then Como in Italy and finally heading towards the five enchanting villages of the Italian Riviera, known collectively as Cinque Terre (Five Lands). Cinque Terre comprises of five villages: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso al Mare. If you also claim to hate the sea (like me), make sure to visit this amazing part of the Italian Riveria and I assure you, you too will start loving every bit of the ocean!

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