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Snow White's Sea View over the 5 Lands

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

In the heart of the Cinque Terre is San Bernardino

The apartment is located in the Santuary town of San Bernardino. It is part of the community of Vernazza and is a 10 minute drive to Vernazza. It is just above Vernazza and Corniglia, with views of Corniglia and Manarola. This quite village has a bar and trails leading to all the Cinque Terre villages.

The apartment is a one bedroom with a kitchen and bathroom. There is a balcony and a relax area in the herb garden with sea views. This apartment is perfect for two people but can sleep three.

To arrive , take the road to Vernazza/Corniglia and at the fork turn left to Corniglia (not Vernazza) and you are there. There is free parking or a shuttle to take you to Vernazza. Last shuttle at 19:00 from Vernazza. Check-in is in from 1pm-7pm. Cinque Terre now has the Sojourn tax (city tax) at €1,00 a day per person for the first 3 days.

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Julia Basso
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
September 10, 2016

About Julia Basso

Hello I'm Julia from California. I've been in Vernazza now for 13 years. Paolo Basso is my husband and he was born and raised in Vernazza. San Bernardino is his father's family home. We have a restaurant in Vernazza, Taverna del Capitano. We are always around and easy to find, for whatever your needs might be. Everyone in the restaurant speaks English.

Julia Basso purchased this apartment in 1800

Why Julia Basso chose Liguria

This is a perfect property for someone who wants to live the Italian lifestyle. You have a kitchen for making creative dishes and a beautiful view for enjoying a glass of wine after a long days walk on the Cinque Terre trails.

This is property is for someone who likes to live in the nature of the National Park.

What makes this apartment unique

This is a quite place in an amazing position. The views are breathtaking. I have equipped the apartment with herbs, olive oil , aceto and coffee and sugar for your first days needs. I want you to make your self at home. The apartments position is in the heart of the National Park. It is as 20 to 30 minute walk to the sea. But you will wake up to the fresh air and breeze of the pine trees.


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(4 traveler reviews)

Snow White's Sea View over the 5 Lands
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
San Angelo

Wonderful apartment!

  • 5 of 5

I spent three days here with my girlfriend for a week and couldn't have hoped for anything better. The view from the apartment is beautiful! The place was clean and tidy, and we were allowed to pick what we could from the garden. We hiked between the 5 villages on the coast, and the views were tremendous. Paolo was very helpful, and although our schedules did not mesh to meet Julia, she was very helpful and accommodating over the phone and through VRBO. Highly highly recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Room with a view is an understatement

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with my girlfriend for a week and couldn't be happier. Pictures cannot do the view from the apartment justice, it is simply breathtaking. Clean and simple apartment overlooking Corniglia and Manarola. The people of San Bernadino were a highlight for us and we had a cappuccino every morning with them. Buying a map of the trails worked well as we hiked for days using trails between towns and in the mountains not frequented by the tourists. The views from the higher up trails steal the show. Paolo was very helpful (unfortunately never had the chance to meet Julia) and was always available at his restaurant to provide helpful tips, advice and a delicious meal. We are already discussing when we can return again.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Most Beautiful Place

  • 5 of 5

It was so peaceful and the views from the apartment are so beautiful I almost didn't want to leave the building! But there is so much to see & do in the area and this was a prime central location. Free parking was available and then one could hike or take the bus down to Vernazza and then take the train or a boat or hike more. The residents of San Bernardino were delightful and welcoming. I would return in a heartbeat and stay....forever! Paolo and Julia were very helpful.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Views

  • 5 of 5

My husand & I were looking for a quiet place to relax away from the loud crowded cities at the end of our trip to Italy and we found it! The apartment is comfortable and had everything we needed. We spent hours enjoying the views and the sound of the waves! Julia and Paolo are very nice and helpful. They have a wonderful restaurant in Vernazza! The local wine is great too! If you are traveling by train from anyplace south of Vernazza I highly recommend that you take an early train. Cruise ships dock in LaSpezia, their passengers take the train to Vernazza for a day of hiking...the trains are very crowded. There is a shuttle that runs from Vernazza up the mountain about every 3 hours. We enjoyed our stay at the apartment and were sad to leave.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
110 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
San Bernardino
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Corniglia, Vernazza
Nearest Motorway
26 Kilometres
La Spezia
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Vernazza, Corniglia
Nearest Ski
90 Kilometres
Cerretto Laghi
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Corniglia, Guvano, Vernazza

San Bernardino is part of the city of Vernazza, there is free parking and a shuttle to Vernazza 4 times a day, last bus at 18:30 to return to San Bernadino. You can drive to Corniglia and park it is close to the train station and beach. Parking in the Cinque Terre is €12,00 a day or by the hour.


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Parking is free.(so you save some money there) The shuttle is €1,50 to Vernazza or Corniglia.

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San Bernardino Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , a third bed in the living room. Also used as a couch.
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
This apartment is suited for a couple or a family with a child. It is rented out for 5 or more days. Please write me if you have questions.

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