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Best area for short visit

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Best area for short visit

We are staying in Sant'Marguarita with the intension of visiting the five villages in cinque terre. We thought one day in Sant'Marguarita and two days visiting cinque terre. I have just found out it is approx one and a half hours by train to cinque terre so not sure if we should only make it one day in cinque terre?

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1. Re: Best area for short visit

Only you can decide that, as it depends on your interests and priorities. For me, it would depend on the time of year, as I would not want to even visit the Cinque Terre in high summer.

Incidentally, I think you will be staying in Santa Margherita Ligure. It helps with searches and travel info if you get the name right.

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2. Re: Best area for short visit

Definately got to Cinque Terre. It is an absolute gem and if you get there early, you can do a hike or too.

If you don't feel like hiking, you can visit Portovenere by boat (and see CT from the sea). Check out my blog time4travel4less for ideas. BTW, we stayed in Levanto which is right next to CT. Highly recommend.

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