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Worth the walk for sure

We walked the path which was steep, just walk the road! Great views all the way up! The cemetery is... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Patricia D
Amherst, Massachusetts
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Worth the short hike

You can get to this fascinating cemetery either by road or stone stairs. I would recommend the... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Robert L
Amherst, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We walked the path which was steep, just walk the road! Great views all the way up! The cemetery is well cared for and interesting. There is a bench outside where you can sit and look at the harbor as well as mountain vineyards. Just...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

You can get to this fascinating cemetery either by road or stone stairs. I would recommend the narrow cement road. The cemetery is fairly extensive, mostly electrified with pictures and dates. I found it culturally different and compelling. The views on the way up are...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Beautiful culturally, physically, and spiritually, and ministers to those who are weary from hiking or from the world's burdens by providing a clean WC, a small shelter replete with snacks, and drinks, including the use of an Italian espresso machine for the price of a...More

Thank normalwriter
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Definitely take the hike up to the cemetery - no crowds, and here is the view of Vernazza that is on all of the postcards. I suggest staying on the road itself that winds up from the parking lot at the top of the town,...More

1  Thank lexmiller
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is a nice alternative walk from the crowded and costly Blue trail. At Il Pirata cafe turn left and follow the signs up the hill past the old church bell and cemetery. It is a steep, steady climb- no stairs just stone paving so...More

1  Thank mkj30
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The Santuario of the Madone di Reggio is on the hightest point with a splendid view around, there is also a little cimetary so quite, a wild landscape around; there are some chairs and you can have a drink.

2  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We took a hike along this trail, that was easy, interesting and also informative. It took us past little Trattoria that we stopped in to get a bite with folks who spoke no English, and that is well worth the hike, along with the views...More

1  Thank OceansRe
Reviewed 20 September 2016

A beautiful, peaceful place to pay respect to those who built walls, grew grapes and made Vernazza what it is. Tough walk, but worth it.

Thank GailCheryl
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We hike the Sanctuary Trail, past the town cemetery (which was interesting with great views) to reach the Sanctuary. It was peaceful, serene and the church was beautiful. If you have a car, you can zip in here and visit, but reaching it by the...More

Thank Born2go
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This beautiful sits high on the hill above Vernazza. It is on the trail system, but off the main trail to Monterosso, so there are very few hikers you can have a solitude experience. The church and grounds lovely. There is a back room that...More

Thank OHVguy1
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