Cinque Terre Insider

American expat insight into Italy's fabulous "Five Lands"

Each village, town or city in Italy has a patron saint and each day of the year is dedicated to at least one saint (called a feast day in English).  June 24th is the feast day of San Giovanni Battista (St. John the Baptist), patron saint of both Riomaggiore and Monterosso.  Festivities in both places …

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