Cinque Terre hiking tour

€930 (from) / Per person

Cinque Terre hiking tour

The colorful houses carved into the cliffs, the sparkling Mediterranean Sea, the monasteries nestled in the mountains, the vertically-stacked vineyards … Cinque Terre is the vacation you will never forget.

Hike along the coast of Liguria, stopping in the iconic towns of Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Relax along the water or enjoy a refreshing gelato before continuing to a small town in the hills, far away from the tourist track, with a spectacular view of the seaside. End your days with the freshest seafood & Mediterranean cuisine, paired with crisp white wine particular to this region.

  • 7 Days
  • Age 15+
  • Cinque Terre

Highlights

  • Visit of Vernazza and Manarola
  • Monterosso
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How does it work

We transfer your luggage

Just leave it at the reception desk with your name tag & you will find it at your next accommodation.

We book your hotels

We will book double rooms with private bathrooms in 3- or 4-star hotels, boutique B&Bs, or agritourism estates. You will find the vouchers to each hotel in your welcome package.

We supply detailed route notes & maps

The route notes can be in English, Italian, or French. All maps have GPS tracking.

Departure:Camogli
Destination:Palmaria
Included:
  • 7 nights (in 3/4 stars accommodation)
  • All breakfast (dinners on demand)
  • Emergency number 24/7
  • Gps files available
  • Luggage transfer
  • Road book & maps
Excluded:
  • Dinners
  • Tips
  • Train and boat fares (they cannot be bought in advance; all together they should amount to 30-35 euros per person)
  • “Cinque terre card” to walk inside the park (€ 7,50 per person per day)

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Tour Plan

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Day 1: Arrival in Camogli (from Genova by train)

Camogli is a charming town with lively streets, cafes, restaurants, and nice boutiques. Check-in at hotel la Camogliese.

    Overnight in Camogli.
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Day 2: Portofino penisula

Hike from Camogli to San Fruttuoso Abbey set in a small cove only reachable by boat or on foot. is a demanding hike, with plenty of ups and downs. About half-hour before reaching the abbey you can stop for lunch at “Agriturifugio Mulino” A simple farmhouse away from the crowd of the abbey. If you start at 9 am from Camogli we can have lunch around 12h30. Another half-hour hike and, after a quick look at the abbey you can catch a boat to and therefore we will have enough time to catch the boat to Portofino, the small harbor of the jet-set crowd. Admire the yachts and the outrageously priced boutiques before returning by boat to Camogli.

    Overnight in Camogli.
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Day 3: Private transfer to Monterosso

Walk to Vernazza the second village of the Cinqueterre (it is not long, 1h30, but is quite steep!) and continue the hike to Corniglia. Back by train to Monterosso.

    Overnight in Monterosso.
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Day 4: Train to Levanto and walk back to Monterosso

It is a nice hike which offers superb views of the coast - Pic-nic along the road is possible, however the FAI point which we saw this year under construction, might be ready and lunch could be there.) A short rest at the hotel then you can walk (10 minutes) to the Buranco organic farm for a visit of the winery a wine tasting and supper on their terrace.(we can book it for you).

    Overnight in Monterosso.
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Day 5: Visit Corniglia and Manarola

Train to Corniglia and hike to Manarola via Volastra A tiny village high perched on the hill overlooking the coast. Lunch can be there. It is a tough walk Train back to Monterosso.

    Overnight in Monterosso.
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Day 6: Luggage transferred to Portovenere

Bring your luggage to the taxi which will transfer it to your hotel in Porto Venere and then catch a train to Riomaggiore - Hike to Campiglia - you can have lunch on the terrace of a small “Alimentari” shop then according to your strength you can hike all the way to Portovenere (long and hard! ) or catch a 2 o’clock bus.

    Overnight in Portovenere.
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Day 7: Hike in Palmaria

Boat and then walk Isola di Palmaria loop; it is an hike and beach day which you can enjoy with a pic-nic or having lunch at the restaurant on the bay.

    Overnight in Portovenere.
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Day 8: End our service

See you next year to walk together!!