7 days in Italy-5-19 to 5/25/2022

Day 1- Florence


Day 2- Florence

Abbey Fiorentina

Piazza della Signoria

Palazzo Vecchio Museum

Lunch at All'antico Vinaio

Santa Maria del Fior Basilica

Boboli Garden

Dinner at Golden View

Day 3- Florence

Basilica San Croce

Ponte Vecchio/Lunch

Discovering Florence

Discovering Florence, cont'd

Dinner at il Santo Bevitore

Florence at night

Day 4-Cinque Terre


Lunch/Quick tour

Church of San Giovanni Battista

Dinner at Dau Cila



Day 5-Manarola/Corniglia



Lunch at Terrarossa

Discovering Corniglia


Dinner at Belforte

Day 6-Monterosso/Vernazza


Monterosso/Old Town

Blue trail hiking

Blue trail continuation

Dinner at Macelleria Trattoria


Day 7- Riomaggiore

Walking tour

Walking tour continuation

Sunset boat tour

Dinner at Dau Cila


Day -8-Train to Milan

Day 4- Cinque Terre-5/22/2022

Church of San Giovanni Battista

San Giovanni Battista is a catholic church located in the upper part of the historical center of Riomaggiore on Via Pecunia


The church was founded in 1340 but received a facelift in 1870 giving it a neo-Gothic facade. Original 14th-century elements, however, remain, including the rose window made of Carrera marble and the side entrances.


14th century rose window in white Carrera marble


The main portal decorated with plants motifs and two smaller Gothic doors.



Side entrances decorated with animals images.


You can definitely see the animals carvings here.


Windows on the side of the church from the 14th century.


The interior has tree naves.


The altar.


Christ on a wooden crucifix by Maraglino


View of the church from the altar.


Donation box next to the entrance.


18th century pulpit. On the right is the relief of Saint Martin


Triptych depicting the Virgin Mary with child and saints Rocco and Sebastian by Benedetto Antelami dating from the 15th century located in the right aisle.


Painting in one of the chapel.


Another chapel with a wooden crucifix.


Agati mechanical organ from 1851



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