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May 10th 2017
Published: June 1st 2017
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Leaving Florence by train through the Tuscany Region and then arriving in our "home" for the next week, Sestri Levante. We were able to walk to our hotel, the Sole e Luna, which was located right at the beach with amazing views from our balcony. For the next five days we'd start out there each morning after a quaint breakfast with "Mama Mia" and travel by train to one of the villages of the region... Read Full Entry



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Levanto - Punta Mesco - MonterossoLevanto - Punta Mesco - Monterosso
Levanto - Punta Mesco - Monterosso

Eremmo di Sant'Antonia al Mesco. Probably dating back to the 11th century, only a few parts of the church are still visible today, such as the apse of the church, part of the roof and the outer wall. On the contrary, the only few ruins remain of the convent. The hermitage is located on the sandstone and cloy promontory of Punta Mesco. From here you can enjoy a wide panoramic view that goes from the promontory of Portifino to the Cinque Terre and Palmaria Island.
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Levanto - Punta Mesco - Monterosso

Of course our adventure guide Alec had to climb the ruins!
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Levanto - Punta Mesco - Monterosso

One of many times Alec climbed rocked off the regular hiking trail to capture the view.
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Levanto - Punta Mesco - Monterosso

Our descent to Monterosso begins!



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