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Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre

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It's probably best to go during the week and avoid overcrowded weekends! The train is ideal! Unfortunately the Sentiero Azzuro along the coast was closed due to landslides, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Lucca, Italy
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Lucca, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

It's probably best to go during the week and avoid overcrowded weekends! The train is ideal! Unfortunately the Sentiero Azzuro along the coast was closed due to landslides, but it was quite easy to go from village to village by train or by boat. The 'Casa del Parco' hands out timetables of trains and boats so it makes things very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We took the train from La Spezia out to Monterosso where we began our hike to Vernazza. It was a sunny, warm day, and it got hot quickly as we hiked up the mountain side. This is a difficult hike, but worth every step! Being small scale farmers, we were impressed with the agriculture that takes place all over the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best place I have ever been. The view is amazing, the place is amazing, the clear water is amazing... This place is simply amazing. One of the most exotic locations, all the five villages have a lot to offer.... a must go place if you are visiting italy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We stayed in Santa Margherita Ligure and rode the early, express train to the village of Riomaggorie, (a little more than an hour ride), to start our visits to the five villages of the Cinque Terre. Each one has it's steep streets and many churches, but also each has it's own unique characteristics and we enjoyed each for their own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stayed down the coast in Viareggio so easy access to Cinque Terra by train via La Spezia. Purchased the one day card, that included all trains between the 5 villages and free wifi access. Two trails were closed due to rock slides but the villages each provided enough hills for exercise.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We set out to see one or two of the enclaves but wished that we had planned for more. This network of cities is unique and beautiful. The homes and shops sloping down to the sea is remarkable. The towns are distinct yet have a combined persona that is worth seeing. This is one of the places in Italy that... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I had always wanted to hike in this reportedly very pretty part of the World. This desire began in 2001. In 2015, I finally arrived in the area, booked for a 5 day stay, and began exploring the place. It is very, very busy, crowded with tourists, camper vans, rude locals, avaricious parking attendants, pushy and arrogant drivers and very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This place is a tourist trap. It's like Disneyland for middle-aged American tourists who don't know how to pronounce Cinque Terre. The food isn't great, the "locals" looked rather jaded and acted relieved to find some tourists who spoke Italian. The views are gorgeous so I was happy to spend a weekend here – it was worth the trip given the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

If you are planing to go to Italy, this is one of the place you cannot miss out! It has all the colour and tradition of Italy. The only negative side it is not easy to reach with a car as well as very crowded during summer season. My suggestion is to reach La Spezia and then buy a train... More 

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Waikanae, Waikato, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Our trip here was much anticipated, but was a big disappointment, Portovenere was far superior. Visited in mid October, but still shoulder to shoulder throng of tourists in every village, most of our time was spent waiting for over crowded trains that are far too infrequent and unable to get on trains due to them being so full. Villages are... More 

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