Let’s go to Monterosso Anchovies Festival

Monterosso Anchovies Festival

This is something! The real taste of Monterosso on all the village tables: fresh anchovies, that here are so delicious and special, cooked every style: fried, in tegame, marinated with lemon, on bruschettas with tomatoes! It is so fun strolling around and get this delicious food.

One of the highlights of every season for Monterosso and the Cinque Terre (along with the Lemon Festival)  is the Anchovies Festival, that happens twice, in June and September.

Anchovies with tomatoes

Monterosso Anchovies Festival 2020 – dates still unknown

Due to Coronavirus Festival dates are still unknown unfortunately; let’s keep fingers crossed at least one of the dates will see the famous foodie event!

The Anchovies festival usually offer 2 events

1. FRIED ANCHOVIES FESTIVAL – usually mid-June

2. SALTED ANCHOVIES FESTIVAL – usually third week of September


Do not forget to book your stay

Get your apartment in Monterosso to enjoy  the very best of these eventsBoth events are unique and a must to know one of the most tasty traditions of the region


Monterosso the village for having fun

Monterosso, beyond the Anchovies Festival has so many things to offer and a stay in the village is always an opportunity for having fun. It has the longest equipped beaches of this part of the Riviera and more lodging opportunities with large and luxury private villas.

Book your stay in Monterosso in advance, especially when  events in the village are running.

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