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From Florence: Cinque Terre National Park Guided Hike

Product ID: 280097
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Discover some of the most charming locations in Italy on a 3-hour hike through the Cinque Terra National Park. Admire breathtaking landscapes along the coast and visit 5 quintessential Italian villages to soak up la dolce vita.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an unforgettable day exploring the Cinque Terre National Park
  • Wander around quintessential Italian villages
  • Admire stunning views of the Ligurian Sea
  • Hike through some of the best coastal landscapes in Italy
Full description
Depart Florence in the early morning with your guide and head to the charming town of Manarola. Fall in love with the town’s pastel colored houses that line the Liguirian Sea and feel welcomed by the friendly locals going about their day. From here, begin the hike through the Cinque Terra National Park, which has been specifically routed to embrace the landscapes that characterize this fascinating region.

As you hike, admire the glistening sea on one side and the rolling countryside on the other, bursting with colorful vineyards. Once you reach the summit of the hike, begin the descent to Corniglia, a rustic town perched on a hill without direct access to the sea. Spend some time relaxing in Corniglia to recharge your energy for the rest of the day’s hike. Wander through the town’s narrow and winding streets, broken up by small squares that ooze timeless beauty.

After a short train ride arrive at Vernazza, a stunning bay town with a small but vibrant port. Explore the colorful streets of the town and immerse yourself in la dolce vita. The last stop of the day is a visit to Riomaggiore, a beautiful village characterized by brightly colored houses that appear to sit on top of one another set against a backdrop of imposing cliffs that sink into the cobalt sea. After a full-day of exploring, return to the hustle and bustle of Florence in the late afternoon.
Includes
  • Transport by tour bus
  • Expert multilingual tour leader
  • 3-hour hiking experience from Manarola to Corniglia
  • Cinque Terre Card - daily pass that allows you to travel by train from one village to another
What’s Not Included
  • Guided tour of the villages
  • Entrance to churches and monuments
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet at the "Tours and News" kiosk located at Piazzale Montelungo Bus Terminal, next to Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Your guides will be wearing a FUCHSIA JACKET in front of the kiosk located in the Southern area of Piazzale Montelungo.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sun hat
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Closed-toe shoes
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes for walking
• It is recommended you bring water, sunscreen, and a hat
• There are some difficult and steep trails during the hike, which can reach a climb of up to 1000ft
• There are no hand or safety rails on some of the mountain steps so please be careful
​• In case the original itinerary cannot be carried out due to factors such as weather and/or road conditions, the itinerary will be modified to find alternative solutions
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Ciaoflorence Tours & Travel

Product ID: 280097