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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Sunset Cruise from Manarola
This beautiful sunset cruise in a Ligurian motorboat “gozzo” starts from the little harbor 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).
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 of 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 with 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.
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