How to reach us

Ca' del Monica - Guest House

by Giorgio Rollandi

For those arriving from Genoa (A12) the exit is “LA SPEZIA – SANTO STEFANO DI MAGRA”.
From the A15 PARMA LA SPEZIA exit at LA SPEZIA – SANTO STEFANO DI MAGRA towards La Spezia.
After the tollbooth, follow the signs for “La Spezia” and then for “Cinque Terre”. After about 4 km you will find the state road n. 370 “Litoranea”, will take you straight to Manarola.
Once parked, you can walk into the town. After the second barrier, go straight on towards the sea. At the end of the road you will find yourself in a small square in front of the “Aristide” restaurant.
About parking
The historic centers of the Cinque Terre are closed to traffic, therefore no one, not even the residents can access the inside the country with its own if not for short loading and unloading operations. At the end of the state road No. 370 from La Spezia, at the entrance to the village of Manarola, there is the paid parking. Pay attention to the no-parking signs along the road (near curves). At the car park you will find a bus service (for a fee) to the town (church stop, town center stop).

In Manarola at the railway station, numerous interregional trains arrive from all over Italy. Alternatively, it is possible to arrive in La Spezia and from there take one of the numerous regional train routes to Manarola.
For those coming from the north the best solution is to reach Genoa, then Sestri Levante, Levanto, Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore.
There are no trains to Porto Venere. The closest railway connections are
La Spezia Centrale and four of the Cinque Terre villages (not Corniglia).
From La Spezia you can then come by bus, taxi or ferry.
The Genoa line -Manarola lasts about 1 hour and 30 ‘over a distance of about 75 km. The Milan-Manarola line takes about 3 hours and covers a distance of about 180 km. The Turin-Manarola line lasts approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes and covers a distance of approximately 240 km.

Pisa From Pisa airport take the crossroads for Pisa continuing in the direction of Pisa Centro. Continue on the A12 Genova-Rosignano towards Genova. The last part is on the A15 towards Parma-La Spezia towards La Spezia where you exit. The route is 73 km long. Once in La Spezia you can decide to continue or by car along the remaining 12 km to reach Riomaggiore and from there Manarola, or you can opt for the train (see below)


From Genoa airport take the A10 Genoa-Ventimiglia motorway towards Genoa, continue on the A7 Milan-Genoa towards Milan and turn at the crossroads for the A12 Genoa-Rosignano Livorno direction. From here continue on the A15 towards Parma-La Spezia where you exit. The route develops along 101 km. Once in La Spezia you can decide to continue or by car along the remaining 12 km and reach Riomaggiore and then Manarola.

The welcome

Arrival at Manarola, you will be greeted by the owner who will accompany you to the property and advise you for the best possible stay in the Cinque Terre.

In order to welcome you in the best possible way, please keep in touch with us and provide us with the expected arrival times reasonably in advance.
The property is located in the heart of the town of Manarola, in a very central and easily accessible. The train station and public parking are less than 10 minutes away on foot.
The splendid and suggestive marina is located just 60 meters away along the main pedestrian street, where you can find restaurants, bars and access the seaside area.