A painter’s eyes are greedy for beauty; only they know how to look at something and capture its intrinsic essence. For this reason painters travel: to animate their canvases. For this reason many painters have arrived in the Cinque Terre: to capture short moments of harmony and make them eternal.
What we now know today as the Gulf of Poets, so named by Sem Bonelli, was once known as the Gulf of Venus. It is not difficult to understand the reason for this new name, if we think of how many verses, how many paintings, how many symphonies inspired the soul of the artists.
In Cinque Terre, according to tradition, dead people come back to life while children buzz from house to house; the Ligurian Halloween, however, is celebrated on November 2nd. Traditional meals these days deserve to be mentioned..
Beyond the coast, beyond the terraces, within the Cinque Terre National Park, lies the heart of the Ligurian tradition: it matures in October, smells of undergrowth and dresses the autumn of beauty.
The colors of the Cinque Terre are unmistakable in the eyes of the world: the intense green of the hills, the gold of the beaches, the mottled blue of the sea and, above all, the rainbow of houses …
Today harvesting in Cinque Terre has become much simpler: it is done in just two or three days and requires less effort thanks to the help of a monorail, which runs for 16 kilometers and connects the vines to the coast.
Don’t have time to sit down at the table, but still want to eat something healthy? Don’t worry: fast food is also healthy in the Cinque Terre!
Are you facing the same dilemma between relaxing vacation and a summer full of adventures? At Cinque Terre there is a good compromise: it is seawatching, an activity suitable for everyone! No special features are required, except being a sea lover.
From the top of the Cinque Terre promontory that divides Monterosso into two districts you can see a magnificent stretch of sea.