Cinque Terre experiences

Cinque Terre hikes, activities, tours, classes, and other experiences to move your vacation beyond sightseeing

The Cinque Terre villages are linked by a goat path-turned-hiking-trail called the Sentiero Azzurro (Photo by Justin)

Walking the old goat path trails that link the five villages of the Cinque Terre

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Cinque Terre

Walking tours and other specialty tours of Cinque Terre


Getting to the Cinque Terre by escorted tour

The Via dell'Amore between Riomaggiore and Manarola (Photo by Kristian Golding)

An easy 1km/0.6 miles along Via dell'Amore: 45 min

The Cinque Terre trail between Manarola and Corniglia (Photo by Michelle Maria)

At 2km/1.2 miles, it starts easy but ends with a switchback 400-step staircase: 1 hr


Getting around the Cinque Terre by escorted tour

Corniglia as seen from the Cinque Terre trail between Corniglia and Vernazza (Photo by Jim Walton)

A rougher but even more scenic 4km/2.5 miles: 90 min

The Cinque Terre trail between Vernazza and Monterosso (Photo by Frans-Banja Mulder)

A hilly and challenging 3km (2 miles): 2 hours

Sampling cheeses on a food tour (Photo )

Gourmet and foodie tours, market walks, and culinary seminars in the Cinque Terre

Italian cooking class (Photo )

Learn to cook Italian cuisine in the Cinque Terre

Italian cooking class

Guided wine tastings, escorted winery tours, and vineyard visits near Cinque Terre

The beach at Guvano (Photo by Uomo Ubriaco)
Guvano beach

A long sandy beach that is, um, clothing optional


Hiring a private tour guide in Cinque Terre

The port of Riomaggiore

The Cinque Terre has mostly rocky beaches, plus a few sandy ones


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