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One of the five beautiful villages of Cinque Terre, Monterosso is a commune in the province La Spezia towards the North Most of Italy.

Etched out like a kaleidoscope emitting spectacular colours, it is an 11.25 sq.km piece of terrain divided into two villages, yet connected through a single tunnel. It is inhabited by more than 1550 people who spend their lives in tranquillity.

It is said that many young men of Cinque Terre fought against of Mussolini, and later the invasion of Nazis. In 1870, a rail road was built into the city connecting it with the outer world.

Monterosso takes pride in a lovely sand beach spread along the coastline, often enjoyed by the tourists and the locals to relax. It is probably one of the reasons why Monterosso is highly-appreciated tourist spot in the Cinque-Terre. One of the five beautiful villages of Cinque Terre, Monterosso is a commune in the province La Spezia towards the North Most of Italy. Etched out like a kaleidoscope emitting spectacular colours, it is an 11.25 sq.km piece of terrain divided into two villages, yet connected through a single tunnel. It is inhabited by more than 1550 people who spend their lives in tranquillity. It is said that many young men of Cinque Terre fought against of Mussolini, and later the invasion of Nazis. In 1870, a rail road was built into the city connecting it with the outer world. Monterosso takes pride in a lovely sand beach spread along the coastline, often enjoyed by the tourists and the locals to relax. It is probably one of the reasons why Monterosso is highly-appreciated tourist spot in the Cinque-Terre.

Monterosso Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Monterosso tips for your visit

  • Don’t forget to pack warm clothes when you’re travelling off-season.
  • Bring along a pair of nice walkable shoes, as there is a lot of hilly terrain.

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Facts and Stats for Monterosso*

  • Pollution Statistics in Monterosso

    Know the pollution level of Monterosso before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Monterosso: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Monterosso for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Monterosso.

    • Burglary and Theft 30 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 45 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 35 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 35 (Low)
    • Attacks 30 (Low)
    • Drug offense 40 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 18.75 (Very Low)
  • Living in Monterosso - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Monterosso is 172.34 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 70.51 (High)
    • Climate Index 94.14 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 57.47 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27.5 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.67 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 91.67 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.53 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 88.22 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Monterosso

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Monterosso

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.24 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.96 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 98.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 101.19 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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