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Guided Day Hike #2: the Cinque Terre National Park from Manarola to Corniglia

Discover the Cinque Terre and its vineyards with a Pro-Guide!

On this hike, you will discover in an impressive way why the Cinque Terre are so special: it is not a wild natural landscape but a cultural landscape that has been created during centuries of work by the inhabitants.

The Tour

With huge effort they built dry stone walls along the steep coast in order to grow wine on the terraces.

From Manarola we climb up vertical steps through the vineyard terraces until we reach the small village of  Volastra

The trail continues through the spectacular terraced landscape, always with views over the coastline. After an equally steep descent we reach the village of Corniglia, the smallest village of the Cinque Terre.

Technical features

Hiking time about 3.5 hours, difference in altitude +/- 400 m, approx. 8 km.

Price

Full day Tour: € 265.00 per party – from 1 to up 8 hikers in the party – the price does not change

Booking Fee: € 25.00 per party

Each hiking guide service has a maximum duration of 7 hours.

Recommended equipment

  • hiking boots with good sole
  • hiking backpack
  • sufficient drinking water
  • sun protection and headgear
  • rain protection
  • possibly hiking poles (*in case they can be bought at cheap prices in local stores – see sport store directory on our Tourist Guide)

Notice

The paths are often steep, narrow and stony. You should bring certain fitness and be used to mountain hiking.

The itinerary can be modified due to weather conditions.

Meals, drinks, eventual passes and entrance fees, trains and other transfers costs not included 

Suggestion

End your tour with a wine tasting in Manarola