Nestled snugly on the coast in the Province of La Spezia in the Liguria Region of Italy is the town of Monterosso. This coastal town provides some of the most spectacular views of the hills and the Ligurian Sea that can be found in the La Spezia Province. A Monterosso holiday has the advantage of being tranquil but allows travellers to fill their days with a myriad of things to see and do. A Monterosso holiday rental villa has all of the amenities you need to have an easy trip and provides easy access to the popular Cinque Terra area.
A Monterosso holiday is a haven for those who love adrenaline-pumping activities, water sports and outdoor adventure. Amongst the activities available in the town and the immediate area are diving, pier fishing, swimming, sailing, windsurfing, mountain biking, hiking, hunting, paragliding, horse riding, abseiling and rock climbing.
If you have enough energy left to explore further afield then lock up your Monterosso holiday rental villa and get driving to the town of Levanto which is approximately 20 minutes away from Monterosso. Levanto is a great place just to stroll around and take in the traditional feel of Italy; but there are also some wonderful things to see including a Medieval castle which has been perfectly preserved.
Visitors will also enjoy the Church of Saint Andrew which is a fine example of 13th century Ligurian Gothic architecture. The church has an interesting black and white façade, a beautiful rose window surrounding the main entrance as well as some historical treasures including the chalice of Emperor Henry VIII.
Should you now be considering reserving a fantastic Monterosso holiday rental villa then you will be able to experience a wonderful Mediterranean climate. The warmest months to have a Monterosso holiday are generally July and August when the temperature during the daytime rises to a pleasant 21°C. The cooler months of January and February see the daytime temperature drop to anywhere between 12°C and 18°C. The town can be quite wet with an annual rainfall amount of 20 inches and the wettest month tending to be October.
Travellers about to embark on a Monterosso holiday can start their adventure by arriving at Genova Airport (GOA) which is approximately 62 miles away from the town. Air operators that have cheap, regular flights to Genova include British Airways, Air France and Alitalia. Passengers can leave the UK from various airports including London Gatwick (LGW), Edinburgh (EDI), Bristol (BRS), Newcastle(NCL) and Manchester (MAN).