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Guided Day Hike #1: the Cinque Terre National Park from Vernazza to Monterosso

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

An exciting guided tour with an expert nature and hiking guide to the discovery of the beauties of the Cinque Terre National Park.

The guide we propose you will take you from Vernazza to Monterosso following a nice and less frequented trail.

The Tour

Our tour begins in the picturesque village of Vernazza.

We start here early in the morning before the day visitors arrive. The path leads us quickly uphill past impressive terraced vineyards.

Finally, we reach a beautifully situated St. Mary’s Church, where an 800-year-old cypress stands.

We continue on a narrow path through the fragrant Mediterranean scrub, always with great views.

We reach another St. Mary’s sanctuary, Madonna di Soviore, one of the oldest churches in Liguria.

The shady forecourt and a small bar invite you to rest. On a former pilgrim path we descend through forest and cultivated land until we reach the centre of Monterosso.

Technical features

Hiking time about 5 hours, difference in altitude +/- 550 m, approx. 10 km.


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

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)


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 


End your tour with a wine tasting (quotation on request).

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