Walking Liguria’s Cinqueterre – 7 Days
Highlights: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore, Levanto, Portovenere. Self-Guided Walking Tour. Liguria Walking Holiday will take you to the llustrious five villages Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore and the small villages Bonassola, Deiva Marina, Framura, Levanto to Portovenere.
Day 1: Arrive in Monterosso check in to your hotel and spend rest of your day visiting the historic centre. Overnight.
Day 2: Monterosso walk the loop via Colla di Gritta 9 km 4/5 hrs. Today you walk inland to Colla di Gritta. Continue over the mountain ridge and lush forests to reach Punta Mesco. Late afternoon, return to Monterosso. Overnight (B)
Day 3: Selection of walks. Today you have a pair of itineraries to choose from. Both of them will offer you gorgeous views of the landscape. Collect your 5 Terre Card at the Park Information office in Monterosso. Overnight (B)
Walk A: Transfer to Soviore and walk back to Monterosso via Vernazza 10.2 km / 4 hrs
Walk B: Corniglia-Volastra-Riomaggiore-Manarola and train back to Monterosso 10 km / 4 hrs
Day 4: Riomaggiore to Portovenere A short train ride brings you to Riomaggiore from here you walk to Colle del Telegrafo following this panoramic ridge trail all the way to Portovenere, passing through the village of Campiglia. At the end of the walk, return to Monterosso by bus or boat. 13 km/6 hrs. Overnight (B)
Day 5: Monterosso to Bonassola. Follow the coastline from Monterosso to the idyllic Levanto, walking on one of the most popular paths of the Cinque Terre. The trail offers spectacular views. To avoid the second part of the walk along the hills, you can take the train in Levanto or walk on the cycle path towards Bonassola. 10 km / 4 hrs. Overnight (B)
Day 6: Bonassola to Deiva Marina Today you walk through the hills of the East Riviera. The first part of this walk is extremely panoramic with wonderful views over the northern Ligurian coast. Visit the nice villages of Bonassola and Deiva Marina and after the walk return to Benassola. Overnight (B)
Day 7: Departure. End of Service.
Trip Difficulty Level: Moderate. These walks, though not very long, are moderate to demanding because of the steep hills. Several walks can be shortened. The walks are along well marked footpaths and mule tracks. It can be tiring walking along the stone steps. Take the local train to get to and from the walks.
- 3* Hotels with breakfast; 4 nights in Monterosso, 2 nights in Bonassola
- Luggage transfer between Monterosso & Bonassola
- Cinqueterre Card
- Flights, tips & gratuities, city tourist tax (paid locally), transfers, unless specified, items & expenses of a personal nature, and any items that have not mentioned in the “ Includes”.
2018 Rates & Departure Dates
|MAR 01 - APR 09 / OCT 13 - OCT 31||$1125||$1620|
|APR 10 - OCT 12||$1200||$1825|
|Triple Reduction 15%|
3* Hotels or Similar
- Monterosso: Comfortable 3* Hotel
- Bonassola: Comfortable 3* Hotel
2018 Price per person in Canadian Dollars based on double.
All rates and hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply