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Cinque Terre Cooking Lesson in La Spezia
"Meet your local guide also an expert cook at La Spezia Centrale railway station in the morning. La Spezia is located east of Cinque Terre only a few minutes away by railroad.Take a leisurely walk through the narrow winding streets and reach a large bustling marketplace. Enjoy the almost overwhelming sight: rows of crates stacked on top of one another laden with fish colorful produce and cheese
From EUR115.00
 
Portofino Coast Scooter Day-Tour
"Meet your guide at 9.45 and get your scooter (you need to have driving experience to join this tour) and immediately leave for Portofino where we arrive there after a 10 minutes drive. Park the scooter and discover this unique corner of the world that se actresses pop stars and royals spending few days enjoying the quiet and charm of the area. Go back to the scooter and drive along the same road to Santa Margherita Rapallo and Montallegro for a total of 15 km up to 600 meters above sea level where the view is stunning. Park the scooter and walk to one of the Holiest Chuches in the Region; it is here that the Virgin Mary appeared to a girl. The Church is great you will see 'ex voto' (sacred images icons) that miraculous survivors sent here from all over the world icons from Mexico earthquake
From EUR150.00
 
Kayak Tour in Portofino
"Starting on the beach the guide describes the paddling technique and the basis of kayak. The course will continue into the water during the excursion. The kayak and environmental guide shows the excursion route and the variety of fish you could sight snorkeling. Departing fro you start paddling into Paraggi’s Bay forbidden to boat traffic in order to take confidence with the kayak. You then arrive at the historical harbor you may also reach the famous “piazzetta” of Portofino.Paddling along you reach the Olivetta
From EUR98.00

surrounding, cinque terre Tips (18)

Where am I?

If you're a bit confused about locations and places, take a look at a map. As you can see, Cinque Terre are part of a National Park and the five famous villages are not far from La Spezia and Levanto....
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Sarita76
Sep 09, 2003

Riomaggiore

Riomaggiore has the shape of a medieval village and is overlooked by a castle built in the XV century.Riomaggiore's name derives from latin Rivus Major and its origins are legendary: tradition says it...
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Sarita76
Apr 04, 2003

Vernazza

Vernazza, the only natural harbour, is considered as the jewel of the Cinque Terre (I prefer Manarola, though).The village was built as a fortification where the houses grow creeping on the sides of a...
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Sarita76
Apr 04, 2003

Manarola

Manarola is one of the five villages of Cinque Terre.The village of Manarola is surrounded by vines and is situated along a stream. The "Via dell'Amore" starts here: a two-kilometers long track...
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Sarita76
Apr 04, 2003

Corniglia

.Famous for its vineyards and olive groves, Corniglia stands on the principal road over a rocky cliff dropping to the sea; it is the only village far from the sea but it can be reached by some steps.....
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matcrazy1
Jan 22, 2003

Riomaggiore

.Cinque means 5 and Terre means lands. The 5 towns in order are Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso.Riomaggiore is Village no. 1, it also has a little harbor which is...
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matcrazy1
Jan 22, 2003

Take the train to the towns of...

Take the train to the towns of the Cinque Terre and enjoy these charming towns! Vernazza has a beautiful harbor where you can climb up to the top of an old castle and take in the beautiful view. Even...
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Aragu
Aug 26, 2002

One thing I would recommend...

One thing I would recommend doing if staying in the Cinque Terre area would be to spend a day just doing nothing. Just enjoying the experience of being in a small coastal town. It might be more...
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denver662
Aug 26, 2002

Manarola. The walking path...

Manarola. The walking path between Riomaggiore and the second town, Manarola is called 'Via dell'Amore'( 'The Road of Love').It is the most famous section of path on the Cinque Terre trail.It...
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chrissyalex
Aug 25, 2002

See the Cinque Terre .You can...

See the Cinque Terre .You can see it by train,sea,or foot or a combination of the three. Le Cinque Terre means the five lands.The five towns are Riomaggiore,Manarola,Corniglia,Vernazza,and Monterosso....
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chrissyalex
Aug 25, 2002

Buying some wine and foccacia....

Buying some wine and foccacia. The sides of the hills of Le Cinque Terre are planted with grape vines.These grapes are used to produce a white wine called 'Sciacchetra' which means 'press and pull'....
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chrissyalex
Aug 25, 2002

... stay in Vernazza. During...

... stay in Vernazza. During August, Italians also takes their holiday so you have to be creative in getting accomodation. At the very last resort, go to Monterosso. You should be able to find...
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VzionQuest
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Torre Aurora - Aurora Tower

The Medieval Monterosso, as it was usual, had fortified structure. The whole od todays old town was surrounded by the city walls with 13 defending towers, but Torre Aurora is the only survived....
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