Monterosso al Mare is an ancient fishing village situated in the Ligurian
Riviera, between the tip of Punta Mesco and the island of Tinetto. It is surrounded by hills
of terraced vineyards and olive groves. The splendid beaches, magnificent sheer cliffs, and
crystal clear waters make Monterosso the most charming village of the Ligurian Riviera.
Monterosso is the best-equipped village for tourists in the entire Cinque Terre; the hotels and
guest houses provide warm and friendly hospitality and the reataurants offer typical dishes
of the Ligurian coast. You can also taste the famous wines of the Cinque Terre, whose praises were
sung by the famous poet and scholar, Petrarca.