Cinque terre hiking tour
The Cinque Terre, with its pastel-colored fishing villages and terraced hillsides covered with vineyards and olive trees, constitutes one of Italy’s most impressive landscapes.
“A walk in the Cinque Terre, an area encompassing five towns of medieval origin on Italy’s rugged Ligurian coastline, offers three magic travel ingredients: splendid scenery, varied landscape and a sense of discovery…”The New York Times – Travel These winding ways still form one of the most amazing coastal routes in Europe. The Cinque Terre are five (cinque) towns along the Liguria coast, south of Levanto. If there were Sei (six) Terre, the sixth would be Levanto. Santa Margherita Ligure, it is located along the innermost part of the Tigullio gulf, to the east of the Portofino peninsula. Its surrounding hills are covered with Mediterranean vegetation and offer the most favourable setting for spectacular views out onto the coast. The terraced lands, the elegant cobbled roads which twist their way down through the colourful houses and the locals’ traditional fishing vessels make this town together with the charming Portofino and the pleasing Camogli, one of the most picturesque areas of Italy.”