Cinque terre urban hiking, vernazza from the watch tower
By: Umberto On: 19 April 2019 In: Tourist Guide Cinque Terre Comments: 0

Private guided walk of Riomaggiore, Monterosso, Vernazza, Manarola set up in a difficult way.

Discover with your local guide the most charming corners of the 5 Terre: walk the backstreets, walk the high ways that crown a portion of the towns, climb some trip of steps.

Tour details

Available: all year round and fully customizable.

Type of tour: urban hiking. Explore the Cinque Terre towns without fundamentally climbing the trails. We intend to do the strolling through the towns in a difficult manner, accordingly walking around the bustling main streets, but even walk the backstreets, walk the high ways that crown a portion of the towns, climb some trip of steps.

Suitable for: individuals and small/large groups. This urban hiking visit plans to coordinate the desire of numerous individuals to do some action yet would prefer not to climb the trails since they are excessively intense and you hazard to get depleted and completely sweat for the remainder of the day. To put it plainly, move your legs, yet on the off chance that your drained take a seat and have a glass of wine!

cinque terre urban hiking, marina of riomaggiore

Transportation: arrive at the meeting point with your own car/coach and move between the villages by train and ferry (sea permitting). On request pick up/drop off with private English driver can be arranged.

Duration: 7 hrs approx.

Activity Level: active (Walk up/downhill, go up and down stairs, get on/off trains and ferries).

Advised clothing: comfortable shoes and clothes, sunglasses, hat/cap, sunscreen.

Meeting place: La Spezia train station just outside the ticket office. If you stay in the Cinque Terre or in the Riviera another meeting place will be planned.


The strolling visit incorporates the investigation of 3/4 towns (Riomaggiore, Manarola, Vernazza, Monterosso) with your visit control for having a knowledge perspective on this UNESCO site, between the towns you will move via train and by private vessel for beating the group on the ships and docks and appreciate the shocking perspectives on the coast from the ocean side.

Meet your tour guide in La Spezia train station and take the train to Riomaggiore, here hit the way that begins from the train station and stretches tough around the town towards the old side of the town. In transit appreciate the perspective on the Via dell’Amore (still shut because of a landslide and of the whole coastline of 5 Terre. At that point visit the old church of St. John the Baptist and stroll down the primary road to the extent the marina. Extra time pursues.

5 terre urban hiking, monterosso beach

Thereafter take the train to reach Manarola, where stroll up the primary road to achieving the St. Lawrence church, from where hit the way that extends through the vineyards to the extent the marina. Here become familiar with the neighborhood conventional human action: the wine developing, at that point have a sample of the nearby wines with some bites (optional).

Another train to reach Monterosso around noon. Once arrived go for a stroll along the walkway by the ocean from the new towards the old side of the town where strolling through olive and lemon trees as far the religious community disregarding the town. At that point visit the nearby Oratorio of 1600 rich of puzzling figures. Extra time for lunch or for getting a charge out of the shoreline.

In the afternoon take the train to Vernazza, here before long getaway from the primary road and achieve the perspective sitting above the town from where to take the famous picture of Vernazza. Once returned on the primary road have great (merited gelato). Spare time pursues.

Afterward, head back to La Spezia by train.