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Photograph of the week: Stunning Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre consists of five small fishing villages that were built on a steep landscape right up to the cliffs on the coast. The villages terraces are now a very famous tourist attraction on the west coast of northern Italy. The villages are a part of the National Park Cinque Terre which is under the protection of UNESCO. Cinque Terre Thank you to Nikola Pivčević of HAPPYtoVISIT for permission to reproduce the image. If you have a really special photograph you would like to share with  A Luxury Travel Blog‘s readers, please contact us.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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  1. It is photographs like this that inspire people to visit. I onl wish that I could take photographs like this

  2. Wow! Just a stunning picture and the town on the cliff edge! I really like the different coloured housed and would love to visit this place.

  3. this is just a breathtaking landscape,untouched,unmodernised xx imagine waking up there,everyday xx the photographer,caught this in all is splendor x

  4. This picture is stunning. Cinque Terre should be on everyone’s bucket list. This place is amazing. We spent several days walking between the villages trying to take pictures of the towns. The best time is the evenings when the day trippers go home and you have the village to yourself.

  5. I cant stop looking at this beautiful captured image, living on the Mountain houses but made of concrete.

  6. What a beautiful photo, of a beautiful place, definitely does justice to Cinque Terre. Makes me want to visit

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