Walking & Explore Cinque Terre – 8 Days
Highlights: La Spezia, Riomaggiore, Monterosso – Self Guided Walking Tour. Walk narrow coast trails with magnificent sea views. Sample the local cuisine and wines, stay in a CinqueTerre Village.
Day 1: Arrival to La Spezia. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Breakfast. In the morning boat transfer to Island Palmaria.Terrizzo. Walk this delightful island famous for “Portoro” marble quarry. Walk 7 km/ 2 hours (approx). Return by boat to Portovenere and La Spezia.
Day 3: Reach Riomaggiore by train. Walk path n° 3 through vineyards up to the sanctuary “Madonna di Montenero”. the last one of the sanctuaries route, one for each village of Cinque Terre. At the fortress walk one a spectacular path: steep cliffs, descending to the sea and rich nature makes this area one of the most interesting to see. This path is a bit more difficult. Reaching Portovenere time to relax and to La Spezia. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Check out and depart for Monterosso (or Levanto). Transfer on your own to Monterosso. In the afternoon enjoy the path n°1 from Monterosso to Levanto (or vice-versa) through olive groves and pinewoods with spectacular views. You can see at the same time, the Cinque Terre villages and the three islands in the Gulf of La Spezia. Return via same path or by train, Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: After breakfast by train to Corniglia a steep promontory, with two exclusive small beaches. Continue to the medieval fishing village of Vernazza, the most picturesque of the Cinqueterre. Walking the path you arrive Monterosso offering beautiful beaches of an area with the highest concentration of wine shops, artisan shops, hotels and restaurants. Return by train. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Discover the Sanctuary path, from Monterosso, following this ancient route to“ Madonna di Soviore” Madonna di Reggio, Cigoletta and Corniglia. Return to Monterosso or Levanto by train. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: By train you can arrive into the Parco Naturale and you can reach Corniglia. Crossing the path you can arrive to Manarola and Riomaggiore. The most frequented and famous route of the Cinqueterre called “ Via dell’Amore” connects those small fishing villages. Return by train to Monterosso or Levanto. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Breakfast. Check out. End of Service.
Tip: You can start from either direction (Monterosso, heading south, or Riomaggiore, heading north), HOWEVER if you start from Riomaggiore, where the paths are easier and paved, and work your way up to the more challenging trails, this way, you can stop at any time, and head to the nearest train station if you need to.
- 3 Nights in 4* Las Spezia CDH Hotel, 4 Nights in Monterosso 3* Cinqeterre or Hotel Dora B&B
- Rail ticket, visit of the 5 villages with entrance to the National Park of Cinqueterre
- Boat ticket to Cinqueterre and Portovenere
- 2 Gastronomic dinners
- General information
- Flights, tips and gratuities, City Tourist Tax (paid locally), items & expenses of a personal nature, and any items that have not mentioned in the “ Includes”.
2018 Rates & Departure Dates
|Apr 11 - Apr 13 / Sep 25 - Oct 09||$1215||$1585|
|Apr 14 - Apr 15 / Apr 22 - June 18||$1275||$1645|
|Apr 16 - Apr 21||$1250||$1620|
|June 19 - Sep 24||$1380||$1750|
|Triple Reduction 15%|
3* & 4* Hotels or Similar
- La Spezia: 4* CDH La Spezia or Similar
- Monterosso: 3* Cinqueterre, or Levanto Hotel D’Oro
2018 Price per person in Canadian Dollars Double, Minimum 2 Passengers
All rates and hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply