Cinque Terre

You'll find rugged beauty and a slow pace in the Cinque Terre. Named for the five towns of Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. They are far away from the traffic and the stress of the cities. Here Mediterranean trees and plants grow up spontaneously representing one of the best preserved natural areas of the Mediterranean, a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1997.

 

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Cinque Terre on a Bike

 

An intense sporty experience with great views for active people who would like to explore the hidden treasures of the Cinque Terre and its surroundings while exercising themselves. A full day tour with about 5 hours mountain biking taking you high above the gulf of La Spezia right into the heart of the National Park of the Cinque Terre. 

 

 

Day trips from Cinque Terre

 

A train ride from any town in the Cinque Terre in Genoa, the town where you find a labyrinth of narrow medieval alleys which make together the largest historical center of Europe, this is the city where you find ultra-centenarian boutiques and food shops passed down from generation to generation without changing a single detail and maintaining their ancient traditions. You can't miss Portovenere then, a hidden treasure with its breathtaking landscapes: explore the “Gulf of Poets”, so called to remember how the beauty of these places has been celebrated by poets, writers and artists. You can also discover the Italian Riviera. Click here to know more. 

Sunset Cruise from Manarola

 

This beautiful sunset cruise in a Ligurian motorboat “gozzo” starts from the little harbour of Manarola. First you see the coastline of Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso discovering caves and grottos while the skipper will narrate you some legends about these villages.You will stop at Punta Mesco, in front of Monterosso, to contemplate the sunset with a drink.On the way back you will see Riomaggiore and the suggestive “Via dell’Amore” from the sea and then return to Manarola.

 

Kayak in Monterosso

 

Paddle in the Cinque Terre’s Marina Protected area along the amazing cliff of this beautiful land, passing by Vernazza till you’ll reach the beach of Guvano, where you will stop to rest. 

 

Wine Tasting in Manarola

 

Through an ancient path in the midst of gardens you will reach the vineyards where the winemaker will teach you to distinguish the grape varieties and the different methods of pruning and grape growing. After you will taste the white wine Cinque Terre DOC accompanied by the typical Ligurian focaccia.
 

 

Learn how to make Pesto

 

You will learn to make the most famous Genoese pesto with mortar and pestle as the tradition wants and accompanied with corzetti pasta (a fresh typical pasta stamped with a design). 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Note:  Our itenerary are always customized based on our clients needs and budget so price varies depending on: type of accomodation (3/4/5 stars hotel, apartment, b&b etc..); dates, activities, and services included. We work with your dates and budget to create the perfect experience for you! Please contact us for your customized quote.

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