The Beginner’s Guide to the Cinque Terre + Free Itinerary

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Note: This post has been updated for the 2018 season.

I love showing people the Cinque Terre for the first time.

I’m lucky enough to do that on my group trips to the Cinque Terre , and I dig seeing their faces when they arrive.

I’ve spent a ton of time in the area as a resident, a tour guide and a traveler. Whenever someone asks me, “What should I do in the Cinque Terre?” my eyes light up and I start listing off all my favorite things.

Since I get asked a lot of questions about what to do in the Cinque Terre, I decided to post this free itinerary for you to steal. Use it to plan your trip.

My DIY Cinque Terre itinerary is for four days and three nights and you can see it below.

Don’t make this #1 Cinque Terre planning mistake.

Some people think the Cinque Terre is just one place — but that’s a mistake.

First, understand that the word is used to describe an area of land, not one place.

Don’t waste your time trying to find train schedules for the “Cinque Terre.”

Don’t get confused trying to book a hotel in the “Cinque Terre.”

Know that there are five main villages that make up the zone — so before you plan your stay you’ve gotta figure out which of the five villages you want to stay in.

There are also other villages surrounding the Cinque Terre, like Levanto and Portovenere, which are not technically part of the “five lands” but are still wonderful options for a home base.

If you’re looking at the map, the Cinque Terre is located just north of the Tuscan border and takes about three hours to get to on the train from either Florence (to the south) or Milan (to the north). If you’re flying into Italy and will be visiting the Cinque Terre first, the best airports are Pisa (easiest), Genoa or Milan.

A note to hikers: Some people imagine the villages as spread over a vast area, but this isn’t true. If you want to hike between all the villages, there is really no reason to walk with all your belongings to each of the villages and change hotels, pilgrimage style. That’s a pain in the ass and is just not done here. I recommend just doing day hikes between the villages (you could hike them all in one big day), and leaving your gear at your hotel.

One last thing: The Cinque Terre is actually a national park, a protected waterway and a Unesco World Heritage site. Most vehicle traffic is restricted inside the villages. This explains why the area is preserved so well and has a way of transporting you to a simpler time… a time before neon McDonald’s signs and other eyesores of modern life.

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Step One: Pick a village.

The first thing you gotta do to plan your Cinque Terre stay is to choose one of the villages as your home base.

Don’t get overly caught up in which village to stay in — they are all wonderful, and I’ll explain them better below.

As I mentioned before, all the villages are close. Like really close.  It takes between three and twenty-five minutes by train to travel between them. There are also walking trails that connect them. See my Hiking Cinque Terre Trail Tips.

The five Cinque Terre villages from south to north:

Riomaggiore has one main street, a harbor, a rocky beach, a castle, a church, a pharmacy, and a dozen restaurants. It also has good train connections and is the closest to the main city of La Spezia. I met my husband here a decade ago, and some of my best friends live here, so I’m completely biased when I say this: It’s my favorite village.

Heading north from Riomaggiore is the second village called Manarola. It’s also a one-street town, with a small harbor where you can swim. It has an incredible spit of land where the most famous Cinque Terre photos are taken from. It’s very similar to Riomaggiore, but has a more grown-up, chill vibe.

The baby of the family and smallest village is Corniglia.  She’s a rebel. She’s built far above the ocean on the cliffs. To arrive in Corniglia you’ve gotta hoof it up the 365 steps (one for each day of the year) to reach the center of town. If you have excessive luggage don’t stay here. But saying that, it’s where to go to get away from it all.

The beauty queen of the Cinque Terre is named Vernazza. This village is the most popular girl at school; everyone wants to hang out with her and be her friend. She’s incredibly photogenic. Vernazza is a one-street town with a church built on the water. She has a castle, the remains of the old wall that protected against pirates, a gorgeous waterfront piazza and a harbor with a spit of sand I would even call a beach. A bigger beach was carved out by the floods in 2011 too — one of the only positive things to come from that disaster.

The northernmost village is called Monterosso al Mare. She’s the biggest kid in the family, and has many streets and even (gasp) a few cars driving around there. Her landscape isn’t as vertical as her sisters’ — you could spend the entire day not climbing hills and stairs here. Monterosso is made up of an old town, a new town, lots of sandy beaches, some larger hotels and a long seaside promenade suitable for strollers too. If you want to avoid stairs and have a more “resort” feel to your vacation, then you should stay here.

Step Two: How long are you staying?

The second thing you gotta do to plan your Cinque Terre stay is decide how long you’re staying.

I recommend two nights minimum. My itinerary below is for four days and three nights.

If you’re traveling in the winter or really short on time, read my article, Should I Go to the Cinque Terre? or this guest post we wrote on traveling here in the off season.

If you’re just doing a day trip, read my article, One Day in Cinque Terre.

When I take people on my tours to the Cinque Terre, we stay for six nights. And no one ever wants to leave.

Step Three: Choose where to sleep.

The fanciest hotels are in Monterosso. A great option in the region is taking advantage of the many private apartments for rent. There are also B&Bs and hostels. You can rent an apartment for 60-200 euro a night. Truly, it’s amazing what you can get for 80 euros a night here, but book ahead. At the bottom of this article, you’ll see my recommended accommodations.

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Steal this: Your 3-night, 4-day itinerary for the Cinque Terre.

Notes:

  • This is designed for sunny weather. If you’re traveling in the cold season, read our articles, Should I Go to the Cinque Terre? and How to Travel the Cinque Terre in Winter Too.
  • It’s based out of the village of Riomaggiore.
  • The best way to travel between the five villages is with the train; traveling between each station takes mere minutes.
  • You can’t see it all and do it all in three nights. I’ve given you my favorite highlights, something that I would tell a friend to do. If you’re like me, and like to relax and soak up the environment, then you’ll dig this itinerary. If you like to be active then add my optional extras (listed at the bottom) to your stay.

Day 1.

Arrival Day. Check in to your hotel.  Maybe you’ve had a big travel day, so go stare at the ocean and drink a glass of local wine at:

  • A Pie’ de Ma’ (Via dell’Amore, Riomaggiore — take the stairs at the train station, and you’ll find it after a 30-second walk.)

This is my favorite drink spot in the whole world and a visit here is a mandatory part of your Cinque Terre experience. My recommended tipple is either local white wine, prosecco or the specialty from this area called sciacchetrà, a fortified wine made from dry grapes from the hillsides you’re surrounded by.

After that I would cruise down to the marina. Gather at the agave plant and watch the sunset over the harbor. Then head back up to the bottom of the main street, take the tunnel back to the train station, and head up Via T. Signorini, the street that winds up from there — this is the “residential,” back way up through the village and is so peaceful and pretty. Keep walking until you come to Fuori Rotta, our fave new “secret” place to sit and have a drink with views of the whole village, the sea, and the hillside. Make sure you order one of their aperitivo platters!

  • Fuori Rotta, Via Telemaco Signorini 48, Riomaggiore. Phone: +39 0187 920838

Then head up the wide stone steps behind the bar to Riomaggiore’s castle, check out the idyllic view from there, then take the metal staircase up to the street above and walk in the opposite direction from the sea until you get to Ripa del Sole — this is our favorite restaurant in Riomaggiore, and another hidden gem.

  • Ripa del Sole, Via De Gasperi 4, Riomaggiore. Phone: +39 0187 920143

Wander back down to the main street for a nightcap at Vertical Bar, a fairly new and super fun addition to the scene here.

  • Vertical Bar, Via Colombo 76, Riomaggiore.

Day 2:

Rise and shine because it’s a beautiful day and you have nothing to do except enjoy it. Head down to the village and catch the morning action. Drink a coffee on the main (and only!) street. Then head to the beach in Riomaggiore for a morning swim.

  • To find Riomaggiore’s beach, go down to the marina (take the steps you’ll find on the left at the bottom of Via Colombo). When you reach the marina take the stairs to the left all the way around past the ferry dock. Just past there, you’ll find a beach. The beach is rocky, not sandy. At first, the rocks look uncomfortable, but you can arrange them to create a nice little nest. I love that beach ’cause it’s mellow. If you need pure relaxation, just spend the day there. But if you want to be active, hike up to the Santuario di Montenero. It’s about three hours round-trip. Directions are in my Hiking Cinque Terre Trails post.
  • Another swimming spot is in the next village over. Take the train to Manarola and head down to the harbor. You can cliff jump, or just join the Italians who set up camp on the boat launch. If you keep walking north along the walking path jutting out to the point, you’ll be rewarded with village views fit for a postcard. There’s also a playground if you’re traveling with children. And a killer cocktail spot, called Nessun Dorma.  (If you’re traveling with children you’ll definitely need a cocktail right about now.)

For dinner, I recommend staying in Manarola and eating at Dal Billy. Bring your walking legs cause it’s up the hill, but the reward is a great view. They serve seafood.

  • Trattoria dal Billy, Via Aldo Rollandi 122, Manarola ‎ Phone: +39 0187 920628

Another Manarola option is on the main drag, with no stairs.

  • Trattoria il Porticciolo, Via Renato Birolli 92, Manarola. Phone: +39 0187 920083

After dinner head down to the local hangout where they have live music most nights:

  • Cantina dello Zio Bramante, Via Renato Birolli 110, Manarola. Phone: +39 0187 920442

Train home. The walking path called Via dell’Amore is still closed as of now (current as of March 2018) and is unlikely to re-open for the next couple of years.

Day 3.

If you haven’t heard, the Cinque Terre is famous for its walking paths. Hiking the Cinque Terre trails is a wonderful thing to do, and there are trails weaving all over the region. Some are paid trails (a day pass costs 7.50), and some are not.

My favorite trails are: Riomaggiore to Portovenere (free but long) and Monterosso to Levanto (free). My other faves are Monterosso to Vernazza and Vernazza to Corniglia, but you’ll need a trail pass for these. They are both suited to beginners and lazy hikers, though promise me you’ll not wear flip flops on the trail. As the signs also say, don’t wear high heels. Glad they pointed that out.

If you just want a taste of the trails, I would suggest the section from Monterosso to Vernazza.

You can train it from Riomaggiore to Monterosso, visit the village of Monterosso, and then hike the trail to the next village of Vernazza. In Monterosso you can swim at the beach and visit the old and new parts of town. Bring a backpack and water for your hike. Live like a local and grab a piece of focaccia for lunch — try my favorite, focaccia di recco. Try the farinata too (it’s gluten-free).

Spend your hike afterglow in the village of Vernazza. It’s another one-street town, and it’s pretty interesting as it’s been under extensive repairs after a landslide and flood in 2011. It’s a lovely place to spend the afternoon.

For dinner, eat at my favorite seaside restaurant in all of the villages. You’ll find it down at the marina. If they have a spot on the lower balcony, take it. If not, there’s a higher one too. If the sea is rough you’ll be cooled off with sea spray.

  • Ristorante Belforte, Via G. Guidoni, Vernazza. (Follow these very Italian directions: Go to where the boats are tied up, and you’ll spot the stairs on the left.) Phone: +39 0187 812222

Day 4.

Parting is such sweet sorrow.

If you’re traveling today, a great idea is to buy your train ticket the day before. That way, when you show up at the station, it won’t matter if there’s a long line-up at the ticket office, you won’t miss it! Be sure to validate your ticket by inserting it into one of the machines on the platform on your day of travel, or you could risk a fine.

Before you head out though, you simply must have lunch at our new fave find — La Cantina del Macellaio on Riomaggiore’s main drag. Until 2018, this was the town’s butcher shop, and Lorraine and Gigi have decorated the restaurant beautifully with some of its traditional fixtures. The focus here is on meat, a welcome alternative to the seafood-focused menus everywhere else in town, and they prepare it to perfection. Definitely try the pasta with white rabbit ragout and pecorino fondue!

  • La Cantina del Macellaio, Via Cristoforo Colombo 103, Riomaggiore. Phone: +39 0187 920788

If your travels take you north, to Milan, Turin, Genoa, or into France, then you should get off the train at Bonassola. It has an amazing beach and is an adorable town. I love spending an entire afternoon here; you can rent a beach umbrella and beach chair and love summer like the rest of the Italians. It is the most underrated town of the area and worth a visit.

Options and extras:

If you have more time to spend in the Cinque Terre my other suggestions are:

  • Go to the market in La Spezia, on Fridays (cheapo clothes and shoes).
  • Go to the market at Forte Dei Marmi on Wednesdays (designer discount clothes).
  • Go to the market in Levanto, on Wednesdays (food and clothes).
  • Day trip to Portovenere on the ferry (gorgeous!).
  • Day trip to Sestri Levante on the train.
  • Drive to Lerici and Tellaro (if you have a car).
  • Day trip to Bonassola on the train.

My accommodation recommendations.

In Riomaggiore, you can stay at a lovely sea-view property with incredible views from your own private patio at Christina and Alessandro’s place, I Limoni di Thule. If you’d like to rent an apartment, contact Amy at Riomaggiore Reservations. We also love Casa Lorenza and Allo Scalo dei Mille.

How I can help you go to the Cinque Terre.

  • You can join one of my group trips. It’s a week of heaven with zero stress and I plan the whole shebang.  Click here to read more.
  • Check out Gigi Guides, our digital guidebook. It’s chock-full of insider recommendations for the Cinque Terre, as well as for Venice, Rome and Florence. (More cities coming soon too!)
  • Ask me a question in the comments below and I’ll help you out.

Feel free to steal* this itinerary, share it with your friends, re-post it to your blog or print it out.

* Steal my itinerary for your own personal use. If you want to reprint this itinerary on your blog, awesome, but please link to this original. Grazie.

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Do you have a question or comment about the Cinque Terre? What is your favorite thing to do here?

Leave a comment below.

Baci + beaches,

Bianca

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gillian butler

hi B,
OK I wanna go to CInque Terra!
G xo

kristy
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kristy

Ha ha, love the bit about not wearing heels on the walking paths 🙂 Such a worthwhile destination to visit. Absolutely stunning and who wouldn’t love a seaside walk between villages. Great post, beautiful photos!

Kayleigh
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Cinque Terre sounds amazing!!! My boyfriend and I are planning to go to Italy in May and we want a little of everything but only really have the budget for 12 days. I’m moving the itinerary around constantly and I certainly want Cinque Terre in there somewhere (since we love… Read more »

Sheryl
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Sheryl

My husband and I are planning to fly to Milan and train it to La Spezia to start our Cinque Terre holiday early May, hoping that will be an ok time to go. We have 8-9days and will return to Milan. Like you, we like to just “be” in a… Read more »

Ellen
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Ellen

Ciao Bianca! I have loved reading your articles. My daughter is going to be an au pair for a family in Alba this summer and I will be visiting her. Cinque Terre definitely is a place we need to go. Ok, our favorite things to do is looking a beautiful… Read more »

Leigh Ann
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Leigh Ann

This is the most practical post I’ve seen so far about Cinque Terre! Thanks so much. I’ve been looking into accommodations on Air BnB, and I came across a lovely apartment in Groppo – would that be a decent location? My husband and I are wanting to spend 4 nights… Read more »

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marcela

Hello, My husband, my mom (75) and I will be spending 1 or 2 nights in 5T. I would like to know if you can help me: 1) To find a hotel/apartment for not more that $100 in Riomaggiore. We have a car, our idea is to drive from Genoa,… Read more »

Sharon Grover
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Sharon Grover

So excited, just found your website!!! I will be in northern Tuscany (near La Spezia) the last week of May. We will only be able to devote one day to Cinque Terre 🙁 Here are my questions: Ferry over to Cinque Terre or train? We are all early 50’s but… Read more »

Maggie
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Maggie

Hello Bianca, I would like to first say that your blog is awesome! Got so much help information from it. I will be visiting Cinque Terre in mid May. Wish I can hop on with you but already booked the ticket. 🙁 Anyway, I have questions about parkings at CT.… Read more »

Hilda Murray
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Hilda Murray

Hi, i am helping to plan a birthday bash trip for 10-11 of my high school classmates who are turning 60 this year… we are working with Macs Adventures for lodging and self guided walking tours… i have been to Italy and feel comfortable in getting to Ciinque Terra… we… Read more »

Constantine Christofaris
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Constantine Christofaris

Hi Bianca

Love the look of I Limoni di Thule but they have no availability July 10-14. Can you recommend anywhere else with a similar feel?

Thanks a million for all the great information!

Will
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Will

Hi Bianca, Thank you very much for your wonderful article and sharing so selflessly your tips about visiting Cinque Terre. My wife and I would love to visit here for a week during our 2.5 weeks Italian holiday around end of July-mid August. Firstly, how’s that time of the year?… Read more »

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Lorraine wayman

Hi
Just wondered if you could recommend anywhere traditional to stay as the one you put on your website Is full
I wanted to let you know your website is fab, very informative
Regards lorraine

trevor
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trevor

hi, i’m interested in dog friendly hotels or apartments? any suggestions, awesome article!

I live in Nice france, I should write something like this for people… 🙂

Rachel Friedman
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Rachel Friedman

Hi There! I’m headed to Italy end of June for a wedding in Tuscany. Fly into Rome the afternoon of the 21st – Need to be in Pienza by the afternoon of the 27th, def want to do Cinque Terre – love off the beaten track stuff – do you… Read more »

Sezen
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Sezen

Hi bianca,your guidance ıs great but i still neden some advise.i was planning to stay 3 nights in portofino and travel to cınque terre from there since i read you.what would be the best plan for 3 nights?coming from genova..Thanks in advance…

Eva
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Eva

I will visit Cinque Terre this September. but trying to figure out how to get there and get out of there. I will arrive from Pisa. What is the best way to get to Cinque Terre? Do I get off at La Spezia? I will then head to Venice afterward.… Read more »

Virginia
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Virginia

Hi! Thank you so much for this information, I am planning a trip for May and will be taking your recommendations! One question – I am travelling from Bologna to Riomaggiore and would love some advice. Currently, I am planning on taking a few different trains, switching at Prat Centrale… Read more »

Alicia
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Alicia

Hi there, My boyfriend and I are coming to the area at the end of April for a Wednesday-Sunday trip, but we’re staying in a villa in Lerici. We will be flying into Milan – any idea what train we take to get there from Milan? Also, how would we… Read more »

Jackie Faust
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Hello, My husband, 22yr old son and I are coming to cinque terre in 2 weeks. We plan on staying for 2 nights and found a lovely looking place in Corniglia. I’m wondering if that’s a good location considering all the steps to come down in the morning and go… Read more »

Anna
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Anna

Hi Bianca – I emailed you about a month ago. I will be arriving in Pisa on Mon, Oct 6th and staying in Cinque Terre for 3 nights . I’ve emailed I Limoni d Thule on three occassions – to request booking. but have not heard back. I would love… Read more »

diane
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diane

Hoping to visit in early Sept.2014. Is the weather still good then, are the schools in Europe back in session? My husband will not be able to hike the trails,but will a single person be ok hiking? He has leg problems , will he be ok to walk around the… Read more »

Sabina
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Sabina

Hi Bianca,

Thank you for the website info. This is great!

Question…are there any real beaches in this area?

Thanks!

Jenna
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Jenna

You mention going when the weather is warm, would early May 2014 be too soon? I was looking to get good weather and smaller crowds.

jess kaur
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jess kaur

Hi i will be going to rome, florence and venice ….but i feel that cinque terra will be the highlight of the trip ..it is my first solo trip . How do you think i can fit cinque terra to my travel iteniary ? 1) as a day trip from… Read more »

Diane Newland
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Diane Newland

Hi Bianca, want to go to Cinque Terre in September 2015. there might be 8 or even 12 of us. My preference is to stay all together in a home that could sleep that many. Prefer Monterosso. Any suggestions?

Rebecca
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Rebecca

You are so sweet to have this blog with all of this advice! Thank you so much.

PS I love a good love story, thanks for sharing yours!

Aparna
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Aparna

Thanks Bianca for this great piece of advice. As a first time traveler to Italy, I found it extremely helpful

Keewi
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Thanks Bianca for great recommendations! I really didn’t have any idea what to do in CT. My husband and I will travel from Montpellier to Florence and lots of villages in between. I will just do what you suggested! I am so happy that I chose Riomaggiore for our hotel.… Read more »

Karen
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Guess you reply to us all individually? Thank you this is so helpful. Think we may book a tour with you and will look at your site. We wish to visit Venice, Florence, Cinque Terre and Rome – what order should we do this in and how many days do… Read more »

amanda o'donnell
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amanda o'donnell

great site, thank you very much for sharing !

Susan Dempster
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Susan Dempster

Hi Bianca I am heading to the Cinque Terre in 14 to 21 August 2014. Flying in to Genoa and then where I am not sure. My friend advised me to stay at the Suisse Hotel in Santa Margherita and do day trips from there. However after reading your suggestions… Read more »

Sharon McFarlane
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Sharon McFarlane

I want to visit Cinque Terre in September. I suffer from arthritis in my feet do you have any suggestions regarding accommodation , easy access etc I know there are lots of steps but don’t want to give up my quest to visit. Your help would be appreciated

Linda
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Linda

Hi Bianca, My husband and I will only be able to do a day trip to Cinque Terre from our cruise line. Tell me what you would do. We will be stopping in all the 5 cities. How much time to allow and is it possible to see a little… Read more »

Morgan
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Morgan

Hello, My fiance and I are thinking about a trip to Italy for our honeymoon but it would be the last week of October and first week of November…we are a little worried about the weather that time of year, do you recommend Cinque Terre during that time? We were… Read more »

Neil
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Neil

Hi Bianca,

Unfortunately probably not enough to join you on your tours (I am staying in Nice, but will be in Cinque Terre only for two nights), but I just warned to say I found your website very helpful, thank you 🙂

Hope you’re well.

Neil x

Cat
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Cat

Hello – Two friends and I are coming by evening train from Rome and wish to stay in Cinque Terre for two nights. It is getting later – June 11-13 – any ideas for a b and b, hotel or apartment that is charming and fun for young adults? A… Read more »

Andrew in Australia
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Andrew in Australia

Hi Bianca, Such a refreshing site. I have only read a few pages and have really enjoyed your style and enthusiasm. We are spending July in Florence and then finishing our Italian sojourn in Cinque Terre in the first week of August. We are planning on staying three nights in… Read more »

sonya ditzell
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sonya ditzell

hi – I am planning a trip for 4 days this June – picking up a car at Pisa. Unfortunately il Limeno is booked out – is there anywhere else you would recommend for a single woman with views preferably – I am reasonably fit so walking is not an… Read more »

Jackie Bowyer
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Jackie Bowyer

I am looking forward to spending 2 nights in Vernazza in mid June with my 22 year old son. You mentioned in your blog that Vernazza suffered damage after the 2011 mudslide. We booked a room there, but should we reconsider and book elsewhere because of the damage? Or is… Read more »

Danae Simonsen
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Danae Simonsen

Hi Bianca! Thank you so much for sharing your travel itinerary with us all! My boyfriend and I are heading to Turin for a few days for a work conference and then plan to go to Cinque Terre for 3 nights and then back to Turin for another day or… Read more »

Sianne
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Sianne

Ciao Bianca! Thank you so much for your tips and advice. Your post alone has helped me plan my entire Cinque Terre trip! I am very grateful! I can’t wait to visit =D

Clare
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Clare

I am heading to Riomaggiore next week and your article has been so helpful! Thank you so much! 🙂

Nano
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Nano

Hi! I’m traveling to Cinque Terre with my best friend and was wondering if you have a hostel or very cheap b&b recommendation. We’re 22 and 23 and thinking either Riomaggiore or Monterosso, but open to other suggestions. Thank you!

Mike
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Mike

Hello Bianca, I have been reading your wonderful website and I love all the information you’ve provided. I will be traveling with my girlfriend and my best friend from May 30th – June 2nd. You mentioned on your website that cheap (€60 – €100) apartments for rent can be found.… Read more »

Sil
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Sil

Hello! I’ll be staying at riomaggiore 20 and 21 of september, I can’t find available accomodation. Somebody recommended mi Casa di Yuri but I do not find any comment or pictures on the web. Do you know it? Thank you!!

Michael
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Michael

Hi Bianca,
We will be driving from Savona to the Cinque Terra July 15th 2014.
Do you have any recommendations on where to leave your car for 3 nights out side the 5 villages. We are planning to stay at either Riomaggiore or Manarola.
I hear Levento is a possibility?

Michael

Aimee Ekvern
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Aimee Ekvern

Dear Bianca, Thanks for a great blog. I am traveling to Levanto with my family (3 children age 5, 7 and 9) my husband and 2 grand mothers. We will be staying 7 days in Levanto, where we have rented a villa. We would like to stay 3 days in… Read more »

Rachel
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Rachel

We will be in Cinque Terre for one day with four children ages 1-10. No serious hiking for us. Can you help us out with suggestions of what we can do to best enjoy the area? Thanks!!

LUCINDA
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LUCINDA

HI THERE. WHAT WOULD YOU SAY IS THE EASIEST WAY TO GET FROM NAPLES TO CINQUE TERRE? IS IT BETTER TO VISIT CINQUE FIRST AND THEN NAPLES (END DESTINATION BEING POSITANO). HOW FAR IS BARCELONA FROM CINQUE? WE WERE THINKING ORIGINALLY OF DOING SPAIN AND THEN POSITANO, NOT SURE WHAT… Read more »

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