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Address: Cinque Terre National Park, Riomaggiore, Italy
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Coastal trail was closed

We took this trail because the coastal trail was closed by a landslide. It is a trail for mountain goats. Straight up and straight down. But the views were remarkable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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La Salle, Illinois
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La Salle, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We took this trail because the coastal trail was closed by a landslide. It is a trail for mountain goats. Straight up and straight down. But the views were remarkable.

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Many hikes were closed and this was the only one opened at the time. The woman at the train recommended this direction for us and she was right. The climb up was rocky but not horrible and the way down (down is more challenging for me) was mostly stairs - lots of stairs. The views were amazing, it was a... More 

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Kila
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

A little steep going down to Manarola but well worth it! I only slipped once and fell softly, would do it again in a heartbeat.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Beautiful views, disappointed all the trails weren't open. Need to be in somewhat good shape, lots of ups and downs.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Went to Riomaggiore with a packed train today for walking the Sentiero Azzurro (Via dell'Amore) to find that most of it was closed. BIG disappointment, that was made worse by the very unfriendly lady in the information office blaming us for not informing ourselves! So take a very, very close look at their website before you go! It only tells... More 

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Piraeus, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Some parts of via d'amore where closed, but the rest was open, and it offered a great experience, with some great points for taking pictures of the villages.

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Singapore River, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Do not be misled buy the "reltively easier trail". It can be pretty demanding for the ascent in the first 20-30 minutes. Make sure you have at least a litre of water.

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michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We took the bus "UP" to Volestra and walked down to Corniglia. If you go the opposite way it all uphill the first hour!!!! Amazing views and a good option since Via Amore is still closed. Great adventure for young and old alike..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Spectacular views looking down on the rugged coast line and a good way to burn a few calories before the next grand meal. It's a world famous trail so you might as well hike it--be sure to wear appropriate hiking/trial shoes. I saw a few people wearing sandals and they were struggling. The Via dell'Amore portion of the trial between... More 

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Pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We walked form Monterosso to Corniglia then took the train to Riomaggiore as the trail was closed. We then returned by Ferry to Monterosso. The walk gives you unprecedented spectacular views of the cliffs along the coast. The 5 villages are a must see with each having its unique character. However the ferry ride back gives a different perspective to... More 

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