|Comune di Riomaggiore|
|Province||La Spezia (SP)|
|Frazioni||Groppo, Manarola, Volastra|
|• Mayor||Fabrizia Pecunia|
|• Total||10.27 km2 (3.97 sq mi)|
(1 January 2016)
|• Density||150/km2 (400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||St. John the Baptist|
|Saint day||24 June|
Riomaggiore (Ligurian: Rimazzô, locally Rimazùu) is a village and commune in the province of La Spezia, situated in a small valley in the Liguria region of Italy. It is the first of the Cinque Terre one meets when travelling north from La Spezia.
The village, dating from the early thirteenth century, is known for its historic character and wine produced by the town's vineyards. Riomaggiore is in the Riviera di Levante region. It has a shoreline on the Mediterranean's Gulf of Genoa, with a small beach and a wharf framed by tower houses. Riomaggiore's main street is Via Colombo, where numerous restaurants, bars, and shops can be found.
Inside Riomaggiore, all major attractions are walkable for tourists.
In popular culture
Riomaggiore was featured in the 2014 driving video game Forza Horizon 2. The village was not featured as the central location but was referenced on various road signs.
Houses on the rocks
Houses on the slope
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