Atlas holds up the world
If you think you've reached the end of Monterosso Al Mare after passing the last boardwalk gelateria, you're sorely mistaken. Just keep going --- and find this massive Atlas carved into the rock outcropping at the end of the beach! If you are looking for a breathtaking view - book a room for the night at the hotel directly opposite the carving for views across the entire Ligurian sea. On exceptionally clear days, you can see all the way to Corsica.
By Collier Lumpkin, AFAR Local Expert
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