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Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola

Via Tra Castello, Riomaggiore, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 10 attractions in Riomaggiore
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

This trail was straight up and straight down and really hard work. It takes 50minutes to an hour but don't imagine that for a second it will be easy. But it is worth it!

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Willows, Ca
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

My wife, sister, and I, had planned to walk the "way of love" but didn't see it as we ambled up the main street. Near the end was an information center, where we were told the the trail was closed, but that there was another way over the mountain. She said we shouldn't try it, as it wasn't maintained and... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Our family, with three young adult girls, tackled this hiking trail on a blistering hot day and we feel like we accomplished a great fete of strength! It's a tough hike and there are no markers to let you know how far you are going. It doesn't appear to be maintained - which explains why you don't pay a fee... More

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Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A nice bed-room , a great view on the village and the sea , a perfect reception and good tips given to hikers

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Geneva, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Lovers Path trail (easy paved one) is CLOSED from Riomaggiore to Manarola and from Manarola to Corniglia is also closed after about 100 yards as of 6/25/2014 and it didn't look it will open any time soon. We didn't plan on taking this trail but you should be in pretty good shape, where closed shoes with non-slip soles. Not like... More

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Melbourne
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27 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Not for the fainthearted. We are reasonably fit and admittedly it was a very hot day when we did this hike. As others have indicated it is straight up from Riomaggiore to Manarola or vice versa - but the views! Breathtaking! It's not a race so do enjoy the hike and take in the views. We kept our eye on... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Straight up, then down (and we're in good shape!) somewhat busy trail. Took an hour and forty minutes.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We did this trail because the blue trail to Manarola was still closed as of May 19th, 2014 when we were there. We found the trail by following signs next to the castle of Riomaggiore for Manarola. The map outside of the trail head is kind of misleading and makes it look like this trail is closed, but it is... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Take the time to do this walk, it's straight up 2/3 of the way from Manarola. I prefer going up hill it's easier on knees. Breathtaking views you wouldn't ever see if you take the train. Depending on your stops it can take between 50 min to however long avg about 1.5 hours. Less tourists and for the unfit but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The great thing about this trail is that it is challenging. What this means is that the hordes of tourist groups and old people that tend to ruin amazing places just aren't there, I encountered maybe 4 people when hiking in the early afternoon. The hike is a little dangerous, just find a stick to support yourself on the way... More

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