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Address: Cinque Terre National Park, Riomaggiore, Italy
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Absolutely love this trail. As others have mentioned it is closed in various sections. We hiked 2 different sections of the trail. At the train station we noticed there was a map... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely love this trail. As others have mentioned it is closed in various sections. We hiked 2 different sections of the trail. At the train station we noticed there was a map highlighting the areas on the trail that were closed due to landslide. Not sure it was updated since we attempted hiking corniglia to manarola but had to turn... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We walked between four of the five villages! The views are stunning and most of them are accessible for the average hiker, except for the one between Manarola and Riomaggiore.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I did the full trail (involving all 5 towns) about 7 years ago but unfortunately only the first 2 sections are open due to a land slide. However, it is still a stunning walk. I suggest starting early in the morning from the Monterosso end as that is the hardest part. It is a busy trail. If you want a... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Wonderful place, great nature, food and people.We travel from La Spezie by train and see most of the villages.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This trail leading into Vernazzia was the easiest of the villages. We caught a boat on the way home and took the shore line tour. The trail is not for those unable to keep their balance and walk up/down steep steps up to about a foot and half distance. My 10 & 12 year old girls had not problem and... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 599 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Manly west
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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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Reviewed 15 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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