We did the quick cruise from La Spezia to Monterosso al Mare and then returned by train to La Spezia, stopping at each of the villages. The boat is the only way to see the villages in all their glory and colour, whilst the train allows you to stop and get a feel for each the places. We had an amazing day, great weather and photo opps galore. The only down side: Someone should tell the crew that the "no smoking" signs apply to them as well.
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