Spend an unforgettable day in the picturesque Cinque Terre villages together with a professional English-speaking tour guide. Thanks to your local guide you will be able to properly understand and visit this fascinating territory.
After the Cinque Terre National Park was declared a UNESCO world heritage site, the villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso have become a destination to be ticked off the bucket list for many travelers. However, our local expert knows how to move around best in the Cinque Terre and which villages to visit at what time of the day.
Your guide will show you some hidden treasures that other travelers won’t see, tell you about the work and life of the locals, the tradition of wine making and the true essence of the local landscape and history. You will discover secret corners and wonderful views by venturing up the stairs and along the tiny, narrow alleys on the sides. A memorable experience off the beaten track.
Price includes: English speaking tour guide for max. 7 hours (for guided visits, not for hiking) and all train rides between Levanto and La Spezia.
Additional services on request:
One of the most authentic Cinque Terre experiences with a beautiful hike off the beaten track.
You will meet your professional English speaking hiking guide in the morning. You will catch the train to Manarola together.
You will hike through pine forests, olive groves and the famous terraced vineyards. The stunning views over the sea and the tiny villages will make you speechless.
In this unique scenery, the famous Cinque Terre wine is produced. Your guide will tell you about the history of wine making in this area, the construction of dry stone walls and the people, who since generations have been struggling with the surrounding conditions and who are so proud of every drop of wine they produce.
Once you reach Corniglia, you will taste these fine wines and enjoy some local snacks like focaccia or vegetable cake.
Important: please bring good hiking shoes, a hat and sufficient drinking water. To participate in this program, a good fitness level is necessary. The total hiking time is about 2.5 hours.
Price includes: English speaking hiking guide (max. 7 hours), wine tasting with snacks, train ticket to Manarola and back from Corniglia (2 one-way tickets).
There is nothing worse than doing a hike along the famous Cinque Terre coast to admire the breathtaking view, only to notice too many other tourists doing the same thing. Fortunately, our local hiking experts have the solution for all your "off the beaten path" needs.
Together, we create your tailor-made hiking day, and according to your fitness level and interests, we choose the trail where hiking is still a real adventure, reserved for few hikers only. This way you can be sure to enjoy a local, authentic experience and discover hidden gems that other travelers won't know about.
One of these hiking proposals could start for example in the picturesque village of Vernazza. From there, you take an ancient pilgrimage path up to the so-called sanctuary trail. You walk through the mediterranean shrub and enjoy lovely views over the terraced vineyards, gorgeous nature and the crystal blue sea down below.
Important: please bring good hiking shoes, a hat and sufficient drinking water. To participate in this program, a good fitness level is necessary. The total hiking time is about 5 hours.
Price includes: English speaking hiking guide (max. 8 hours), picnic (focaccia and cold cuts or similar), train ticket to starting point and back from the end point (2 one-way tickets).
Let us give you a crash orientation course on the Cinque Terre. Meet one of our local experts in Manarola and learn how to use the train, bus or boat to move around between the five villages.
You will understand better the general layout of the area and its hiking trails, as well as other options of entertainment and activities. You will also have the chance to ask all the questions you want.
The meeting will be in Manarola, by appointment, other locations on request.
Price includes: orientation course of 45 minutes and a welcome drink.
Hello Tamara! I wanted to thank you again for your assistance in coordinating our 20 October tour with Veronica. My husband and I, as well as the other couple (the Waltmans) that joined us, had a wonderful day and returned to our ship with very special memories of the area. Veronica was informative, friendly and professional, and we won't hesitate to recommend you to friends and family. Kindest regards, Joane