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Trail 2

Cinque Terre National Park, Riomaggiore, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 10 attractions in Riomaggiore
Type: Hiking Trails
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Sammamish, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

The view is out of this world but get ready for the stair climbs! Vernazza and Manarola were are favorite villages. Stop by for lunch at Manarola. Great sandwiches and reasonably priced!

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Mumma-knows-best
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stayed at Riomaggiore which is beautiful and caught the train to Vernazza for the walk to Monterosso which was the only walk open at the time we were there. Hot and hard going at times but worth every step. Would definitely recommend it but wouldn't recommend walking the reverse. Swim and beer very well earned at the end of... More

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Riomaggiore is so Americanised and far too touristy. Packed with people all the time. It's just not worth it. Corniglia is much nicer - quaint and very pretty. Riomaggiore is just full of junk shops and T-Shirts. What a shame.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Was really looking forward to this trail, unfortunately its one of those places that is amazing but ruined by its own popularity. We went in late spring and had to walk in a convoy for most of the trail which meant that it lost a lot of its charm, I would recommend finding some alternative routes that are quieter and... More

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Despite the fact that the staff at the TI office told us that the entire trail was CLOSED due to landslides, we were able to hike from Monterosso to Manarola. The path up from Monterosso had the most people on it and was in the best shape. I would not recommend doing any of this in really wet weather -... More

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The view at the top is worth the sweat to get up there! The trail can be tough on the knees going up and down - a bit steep and slippery!

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We stayed in Vernazza 3 nights and took the opportunity to hike to both Corniglia and Monterosso via trail #2. The trail was open and very hikable. South of Corniglia the trail is gated closed, presumably from the Oct 2011 floods. As everyone has commented the views are magnificent, the time was late March, and the weather was sunny and... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We took the high trail from Manarola to Corniglia through Volastra. It was spectacular and lovely. However, it can be quote steep in places and there are narrow spots so if you get dizzy it can be an issue. My wife gets vertigo but she made it through. As of this writing the lower trail is technically closed, although we... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Definitely Hike all the trails if you can of each fishing village. This one was as well just as amazing and breathtaking as the others. So much beautiful scenery so have your cameras ready. The hike is not too strenuous and I believe anyone can do it. Must do!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Perhaps the best way to explore Cinque Terre and to enjoy its natural beauty is to hike from one village to the next on its trails trail #2 is one of the most popular ones. It's not the most difficult one but it can be. If you plan to be on it bring a small backpack with water and food.... More

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