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Cinque Terre – Self Guided Hiking Package 2016

Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
  Staying in Manarola or Corniglia

 

 

Includes

• 3 nights in Manarola or Corniglia with ensuite
• Information Pack (suggested itineraries, map of Cinque Terre National Park)
• Cinque Terre Train Card valid for 2 consecutive days, including unlimited train rides with local trains
between Levanto & La Spezia, entrance fee National Park Cinque Terre
• Local wine tasting in a Manarola wine bar
• 1 dinner of 3-course fish specialities
• Cinque Terre – Vineyards with sea view
• Book written by C Unger (1 per couple)

Cinque Terre Accommodation
Manarola or Corniglia

Rooms or studio apartments in the villages of Manarola or Corniglia. Centrally located in the town centre, close to restaurants, bars and shops. Balcony and seaview on request. 

Accommodation Options

Camere Taragio (Corniglia)
Studio Lucio (Manarola)
Locanda Giuliana (Manarola)
Upgrade apartment options on request
Park Hotel Argento 4* (Levanto)

Discover the fantastic Cinque Terre on foot. A tour for all individual travellers who love walking and have an interest to get to know the Cinque Terre, an unique landscape that is now a National Park and UNESCO world heritage site. Stay in one of the characteristic villages with its colourful houses. A road book describes the most beautiful itineraries off the beaten paths and provides interesting information about the area. A tasting of local wines as well as a dinner with sea food specialities complete your Cinque Terre experience!

Note

The “Via dell’Amore”, promenade between Manarola and Riomaggiore is currently closed. There is a large variety of alternative panoramic walks and trails.
Walking tours can be booked all year long with the best walking and hiking period being March to June and September to October. In summertime, because of the higher temperatures, the central hours of the day are not recommended for the walk.
Cinque Terre footpaths are narrow and often very steep and you need to have a good level of fitness. Comfortable and suitable clothing and foot wear for hiking is required.
Breakfast daily is served in the village centre of Corniglia or Manarola – approx 5-10 minutes walking distance from your accommodation. Costs approx NZ$20 per person.

Itinerary suggestions for an extended stay
• Walk the spectacular trail from Riomaggiore to Portovenere (approx 5 hours). Return by public ferry boat.
• Walk around to Palmaria island with beautiful views to Portovenere over the Gulf of Poets.
• Walk to the Levanto Valley, crossing olive groves and ancient hamlets.
• Ugrade to apartment accommodation, with fully equipped kitchen corner.
• Levanto Cooking class – learn how to prepare typical Ligurian specialities with renown chef. Duration 3 hours. Includes cooking class, lunch with wine. Cost approx NZ$275 per person

2016 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Tour Code: 2016-AC
Twin ShareSingle
Daily Departures
01 Jan - 31 Dec
590970
Additional Night155275
Guaranteed departures (Minimum 2 passengers)

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1

Upon check-in you will receive your pack containing information on Cinque Terre with train card and vouchers. Dinner is in a characteristic trattoria in Manarola or Corniglia including fish specialities.

Day 2

Today commence your walk on the beautiful Cinque Terre panoramic trail from Corniglia via Volastra to Manarola. It leads through vineyards perched on terrace fields, built and maintained by the local winegrowers. This afternoon enjoy wine tasting in an ancient wine cellar in Manarola tasting three local wines accompanied by a light snack. This evening dinner is at your leisure.

Day 3

Hike on an ancient pilgrimage path from the picturesque village of Vernazza to the sanctuary of Madonna di Reggio. Continue along the path to the holly shrine of Madonna di Soviore, enjoying the seaviews enroute. The trails ends in Monterosso the largest village of the Cinque Terre. Dinner at leisure.
Option: return by public ferry from Monterosso to Manarola €9 per person.

Day 4

Check-out and departure.

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