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Address: Cinque Terre National Park, Riomaggiore, Italy
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Trail 2 is the original trail connecting the five towns; the first two segments are still closed as of March 2017 - use the park website to find the alternate routes (trails 531... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Farmington, Connecticut
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Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Trail 2 is the original trail connecting the five towns; the first two segments are still closed as of March 2017 - use the park website to find the alternate routes (trails 531, 506, 586, 587). We did the Corniglia-Vernazza section in about 45 minutes and then on to Monterosso in another 90 minutes one afternoon; the next morning we... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Romantic, exotic, european place, nice seaside. Good trekking and photo location. I would definitely recommend to everyone.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I did three walks during my short sojourn in Manarola. The walk from Volastra (our hotel) to Corniglia was easy. The walk from Monteresso to Venazza was longer and a lot harder, but this walk from Riomaggiore to Manarola was difficult. Like a lot of other trekkers, you have tostop and catch your breath as the incline is steep and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The sections of walk between Riomaggiore, Manarola and Corniglia, which were the easiest, remain closed several years after landslips made them unpassable. There is no sign of repairs having commenced.The Italian authorities take their cut from the tourists just to do the walks and it is probably about time they fixed the paths that were accessible to all. We caught... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Wear sturdy shoes and take water. A lot of work has been done to create the trail from Corniglia to Monterosso al Mare, but it's pretty rough footing with lots of stairstep type climbing. Views are wonderful. There's a midpoint at Vernazza where you can regroup and recoup (and decide whether to go on). From Vernazza to Monterosso al Mare,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is a must do!!!!! This is what we came to Italy for....to walk from town to town. Beautiful views

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I agree with earlier comments. The parts of the trail that are open were a great hike but two sections are still closed with no apparent activity to fix them. Shame on the local authorities. this trail is widely publicised and people come from all over the world to hike it.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The view is incredible - most people either take a train or hike around, but the boat is the best way to see this amazing place in it's entirety - so breathtaking.

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We took advice from TA to start our day with the train to Monterosso from La Spezia (where we were staying) We got on the trail at 8:20 and were expecting crowds but didn't encounter many people once we got onto the main trail. It was a good 2 hour hike or medium intensity I would say and was happy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Trail 2 on a hot day was hard work, but the rewards were the spectacular vistas and natural challenging trails. I was very proud of myself that, at 63, I was passing twelve year old children and finished the two hour trek. An amazing memory!

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