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Address: Cinque Terre National Park, Riomaggiore, Italy

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I did the full trail (involving all 5 towns) about 7 years ago but unfortunately only the first 2 sections are open due to a land slide. However, it is still a stunning walk. I... read more

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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did the full trail (involving all 5 towns) about 7 years ago but unfortunately only the first 2 sections are open due to a land slide. However, it is still a stunning walk. I suggest starting early in the morning from the Monterosso end as that is the hardest part. It is a busy trail. If you want a... More 

Thank sarahQ7370OX
Belgrade, Serbia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place, great nature, food and people.We travel from La Spezie by train and see most of the villages.

Thank grgurovic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trail leading into Vernazzia was the easiest of the villages. We caught a boat on the way home and took the shore line tour. The trail is not for those unable to keep their balance and walk up/down steep steps up to about a foot and half distance. My 10 & 12 year old girls had not problem and... More 

Thank Jimmy W
Farmington, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 592 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trail 2 is the original trail connecting the five towns; the first two segments are still closed as of March 2017 - use the park website to find the alternate routes (trails 531, 506, 586, 587). We did the Corniglia-Vernazza section in about 45 minutes and then on to Monterosso in another 90 minutes one afternoon; the next morning we... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Romantic, exotic, european place, nice seaside. Good trekking and photo location. I would definitely recommend to everyone.

1 Thank praxxxis
Manly west
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

I did three walks during my short sojourn in Manarola. The walk from Volastra (our hotel) to Corniglia was easy. The walk from Monteresso to Venazza was longer and a lot harder, but this walk from Riomaggiore to Manarola was difficult. Like a lot of other trekkers, you have tostop and catch your breath as the incline is steep and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The sections of walk between Riomaggiore, Manarola and Corniglia, which were the easiest, remain closed several years after landslips made them unpassable. There is no sign of repairs having commenced.The Italian authorities take their cut from the tourists just to do the walks and it is probably about time they fixed the paths that were accessible to all. We caught... More 

3 Thank Peterag54
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Wear sturdy shoes and take water. A lot of work has been done to create the trail from Corniglia to Monterosso al Mare, but it's pretty rough footing with lots of stairstep type climbing. Views are wonderful. There's a midpoint at Vernazza where you can regroup and recoup (and decide whether to go on). From Vernazza to Monterosso al Mare,... More 

Thank Paul2208
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a must do!!!!! This is what we came to Italy for....to walk from town to town. Beautiful views

Thank Kansasgir
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I agree with earlier comments. The parts of the trail that are open were a great hike but two sections are still closed with no apparent activity to fix them. Shame on the local authorities. this trail is widely publicised and people come from all over the world to hike it.

Thank Steve W

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