Welcome to Vernazza, where you will seem to live in the age of pirates and privateers. In fact, around the year 1000 the seaside village of Vernazza was born, with tall tower-houses built around the castle, to defend the fishermen's houses from the raids of ferocious Saracen pirates.
When you hear about 5 Terre, it is easy to refer to Vernazza. This small seaside village fortified over the centuries by the Genoese preserves the typical features of the area. Small streets, winding alleys, tall houses colored in red, yellow, pink, with a double entrance, front and back. Moving among small churches, shops and museums, in Vernazza you can savor some dishes of the local gastronomic tradition, among all the tian, the Vernazza-style pan with potatoes and anchovies.
Some exciting boat excursions depart from the small port of Vernazza. myTour recommends the Cinque Terre Cruise, with drinks included: we will get on a boat, exploring the most secret coast, diving into small beaches, mysterious caves and coves. We will see Corniglia from below, but also Manarola and Riomaggiore, photographing their profile from the sea.
Did you know that Vernazza for many centuries was the only fishing village in the Cinque Terre with a marina?
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