For travelers who consider themselves to be hiking specialists, a trip to Italy’s Cinque Terre is well worth your time. ‘Five Towns’ in English, this region  surrounding the compilation of quaint towns boasts a terrain that houses some of the best trails the world has ever seen. Complete with a breathtaking coastline, paths include olive groves, other plush greenery and easy access to either the water or the towns themselves.

Although the hikes themselves are considered fairly easy on the legs, some may find the often steep incline and climbing, particularly between Manarola and Corniglia, to be trying, so it is recommended that you be cautious about which paths to take. Also, a few of the towns, such as Monterosso, can accommodate visitors on a larger scale, with a wider selection of modern accommodations, many with coast-side views.  

Practical Info

If walking is not the way to go for you, there are other ways to explore Cinque Terre, including a ferry that glides along the coastline, providing smooth and comfortable experience peering into its unforgettable natural beauty.

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Cinque Terre Hiking Day Trip from Florence

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1257 Reviews

Join the only tour that takes you to the Cinque Terre on a one-day hiking trip from Florence. Hiking is the only way to truly experience the magic of the ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 12 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $113.60

Cinque Terre Winery Tour in Manarola

Discover the age-old winemaking traditions of Manarola in Italy’s Cinque Terre region on this 2.5-hour tour. Amble among vineyards, enjoy stunning views over ...  Read more

Location: Genoa, Italy
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $60.59

Cinque Terre Day Trip from Siena

4.5 star rating: Recommended 20 Reviews

Spend a day in the breathtaking Cinque Terre region with an expert local guide, on this must-do tour from Siena! After traveling by luxury coach, explore the ...  Read more

Location: Siena, Italy
Duration: 14 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $113.60

Cinque Terre Day Trip from Pisa Including Wine Tasting

Spend a day exploring the colorful coastal towns of the Cinque Terre and enjoying a wine tasting session in the company of a friendly tour escort. From Pisa, ...  Read more

Location: Pisa, Italy
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $112.34

Cinque Terre Small Group Day Trip from Florence

4.5 star rating: Recommended 648 Reviews

You'll fall in love with Italy's prettiest coastal villages on a small-group excursion to the Cinque Terre from Florence. You've probably heard of the five ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 9 to 10 hours

From USD $170.40
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Cinque Terre Day Trip from Milan

4.5 star rating: Recommended 181 Reviews

Discover beautiful Cinque Terre, one of Italy's most scenic secrets, on a day trip from Milan! Meaning 'five lands,’ these five lovely fishing villages – ...  Read more

Location: Milan, Italy
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $151.47

Cinque Terre Day Trip with Transport from Florence

4 star rating: Recommended 43 Reviews

Spend an unforgettable day discovering the breathtaking Cinque Terre region on this must-do tour from Florence, with transport between villages included. ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 13 hours (approx.)

From USD $90.88
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4-Day Tuscany and Cinque Terre Tour from Rome

4.5 star rating: Recommended 30 Reviews

Get to know gorgeous Tuscany and the UNESCO-listed Cinque Terre on this incredible 4-day tour from Rome! With 4-star hotel accommodation in Siena and La Spezia ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 4 days (approx.)

From USD $631.13

9-Night Italy Tour from Venice: Cinque Terre, Tuscany, Umbria and Rome

Succumb to the allure of Italy on a 9-night tour that starts in Venice, finishes in Rome and visits the highlights of the regions wedged between them! Two ...  Read more

Location: Venice, Italy
Duration: 10 days (approx.)

From USD $3,620.00

7-Night Independent Trip Through Venice, Cinque Terre, Florence and Rome

Discover Italy at your own pace on a 7-night independent tour that starts in Venice and finishes in Rome! The budget-friendly experience includes two nights in ...  Read more

Location: Venice, Italy
Duration: 8 days (approx.)

From USD $1,445.00

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