HOW TO GET TO VERNAZZA
Getting to Vernazza by car
Vernazza is perhaps the most complicated village to reach by car, both for road conditions and for the length of the last stretch, very tortuous. As usual, parking in the Cinque Terre is not easy at all. In Vernazza there are two car parks about one km from the village: Vernazza parking.
The main access road is the motorway, from the Carrodano-Levanto tollbooth, on the A12, about 30 km from Vernazza, which can be covered in an hour. From the motorway exit you cross the SP566dir, turning left towards Levanto. At first the road climbs for a few kilometers, then descends passing some villages, such as Montale and Casella, until it reaches the entrance to the town, at the large roundabout in front of the sanctuary.
Now you need to follow the signs for Monterosso, going up along several curves. Before descending towards Monterosso, turn left uphill, following the sign for Vernazza. Pass the sanctuary of Soviore, continue along the SP38 until you take the SP51 where the Vernazza sign appears at 6,5 km. The road passes through Drignana, Case Fornacchi, San Bernardino and finally Vernazza.
Average travel times from Vernazza to the other villages by car:
Vernazza-La Spezia: 41 minutes, 27 km
Vernazza-Riomaggiore: 32 minutes, 17 km
Vernazza-Manarola: 22 minutes, 11 km
Vernazza-Corniglia: 15 minutes, 6 km
Vernazza-Monterosso: 36 minutes, 20 km
Vernazza-Levanto: 41 minutes, 23 km
Other average travel times to the main locations, kilometer distance, estimated motorway toll cost, estimated fuel cost:
- Milan (center)-Vernazza: 3 hours and 30 minutes, 245 km, toll 17 euros, fuel 27 euros
- Turin (center)-Vernazza: 3 hours and 40 minutes, 270 km, toll 22 euros, fuel 29 euros
- Genoa-Vernazza: 1 hour and 40 minutes, 100 km, toll 7 euros, fuel 13 euros
- Pisa-Vernazza: 1 hour and 40 minutes, 105 km, toll 7 euros, fuel 12 euros
- Florence-Vernazza: 2 hours and 20 minutes, 175 km, toll 13 euros, fuel 18 euros
- Bologna-Vernazza: 3 hours and 5 minutes, 255 km, toll 22 euros, fuel 25 euros
- Venice-Vernazza: 4 hours and 55 minutes, 410 km, toll 33 euros, fuel 39 euros
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