La Spezia: Cinque Terre Guided Hiking Tour

4.3 / 5

14 reviews

Activity provider: Shore Emotion

La Spezia: Cinque Terre Guided Hiking Tour

Activity provider: Shore Emotion

From US$ 64.35 per person

Embark on an unforgettable guided hiking excursion through the most picturesque fishing villages of the Cinque Terre. Hike in the company of an expert tour leader as you admire the stunning panoramas of the Mediterranean Sea.

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Duration 7.5 - 8 hours
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English, Spanish


  • Enjoy a fun experience in Cinque Terre in the company of your expert companion
  • Go hiking from Manarola to Corniglia, passing through the vineyards perched on the rock
  • Enjoy free time in each small town and admire the particular architecture of the Gulf of Five Lands
Full description
After you meet the tour guide at the port, start your adventure with a walk to the train station. Admire the beautiful and colorful city center of La Spezia during the journey and breathe in the scent of the breeze that characterizes this unique port city. Once you arrive at the station, board the first train that will take you to the small town of Manarola from where you will begin your intrepid hiking experience. Get ready and explore the ancient trails of this mountain passing through the vineyards perched on the rock. Enjoy the stunning panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea and the colorful houses built on the cliffs, it will seem that you’re admiring a work of art. When you reach the top of the mountain and begin the descent towards Corniglia, appreciate the charm of this little village that is more than 100 meters high at sea level. Discover the center of Corniglia as you walk through its narrow alleys and take a break to continue the adventure. After lunch, o to the train station to head towards your next destination, Vernazza. This village is a beautifully preserved coastal town and the perfect place to relax while you admire the wonderful landscape.  Finally, go to Riomaggiore where you will have some free time to walk through its narrow streets and enjoy beautiful hidden spots. Admire the particular construction of Riomaggiore and the Gulf of Cinque Terre from the panoramic terrace here. At the end of the day, return to La Spezia where you incredible adventure ends.
  • Expert multilingual tour guide
  • Train from La Spezia to Manarola
  • 3 hours of trekking from Manarola to Corniglia
  • Cinque Terre Card, for the use of the trains that you will need to go from one town to another
  • Wifi in the train station of each town to visit
  • Access to the bathrooms (except in La Spezia)
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 8 years
    • Pregnant women
    • People with back problems
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with heart problems

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sunglasses
    • Sun hat
    • Sunscreen
    • Water

    Not allowed

    • Pets

    Know before you go

    • This tour is not suitable for children under 8 years old
    • The maximum height of the climb is 1000 ft and the path is very steep
    • Please note that the trails to hike are hard but not impossible; since the beauty of the area lies in its nature, you won't find handrails or safety rails even when the steps formed by the rocks of the mountain are inclined or when the path is near to the edge of the cliff
    • ​In case the original itinerary cannot be carried out due to major causes such as weather and/or road conditions, the itinerary will be modified with alternative solutions
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 /5

    based on 14 reviews

    Review summary

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    Honestly, I chose this excursion because all others were full, and I couldn't be more happy. The walk in the mediterranean bush and cineyards is absolutely fantastic. The look of villages from thr top of the hills let You breathless. And last but not least our guide Mr.. Giuliano CIAPETTI was verycprofessional, helpfull.

    June 3, 2022

    nice but very exhausting tour

    The guide for this tour was great. He was very easy going and was very considerate of the participants. The views you could enjoy were really great. However, the tour at 33 ° was very exhausting and described benevolently. It was sometimes more than 30 minutes steep uphill and that on extremely uneven paths and stairs that could not be described as such.

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    August 20, 2019

    Worth it to have a full Cinque Terre in 1. Day

    We recommend this one day full expérience especially in you have only 1 day. Departure in La spezia to the Nice harbour of Venazzia, then hiking to the top to have a panoramic view on the small villages of Cinque Terre. Giuliano was our guide (english, a bit of French, only 4 people in the group). The hiking requires good shoes and could be difficult for children under 10. But Giuliano knows the trails with good view. The train ticket was usable after the tour so that we stayed longer to visit. With the tour you see 4 out of 5 (Monterosso is less typical but you can swim in sand beaches).

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    August 19, 2019

    Product ID: 227431