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The Cinque Terra area was one of the prettiest areas that we have visited. The tour was conducted by Walkabout Tours and they were very good. Julian and Freddie were our tour guides and did an outstanding job. One of the ladies with us has a fear of heights. Freddie stayed with her on the hike and made sure that she made it safely. Both Julian and Freddie kept the tour interesting and fun. I would highly recommend this tour.
An outstanding day in every respect. We had perfect weather, a great group of fellow hikers and fantastic tour guides, who really made the day fun with their knowledge of the area and good humour. The lunch on a
Terrace at Corniglia was delicious and the views spectacular. The walk was mainly downhill and in the morning before it got too hot. We were all relieved after our lunch to be taking the train between the next 2 towns and the boat ride for the last leg was fun and a great photo opportunity as we passed all the picturesque little towns on our way back. Plenty of time in the towns to shop, swim and eat gelati, this day trip was definitely one of the highlights of our Italian holiday. I highly recommend and if you are lucky enough to get Julian and Freddy as your guides, please tell them Bongiorno and Grazie for a wonderful day!!
Great tour, very happy patient guides. Beautiful towns, yummy lunch and very organised schedule. Hike is rigorous but do-able, the scenery is lovely.
Absolutely awesome! Both stefano and Julian were not only knowledgable but fun. The countryside is breathtakingly beautiful, will definitely be staying a couple of nights in the Cinque Terre on our next visit. Highly recommend the tour!
Freddy and Alex were are tour guides. They were so knowledgeable of the area, giving us history of the towns we passed on our way to Cinque Terre. They made the trip fun and encouraged us as we hiked along the trail. Lunch was so good! My husband and I really enjoyed this tour.
I was willing to leave the group and wonder with my husband on our own. But I have to say, for a 12 hour trip we did a lot, and our guide Barbara was very active and attentive. We left the group in MonteRosso, as the time we had there was short and we prefer to have a coffee and crostatta in a charming Cafe by the beach. The hiking was tough, but amazing. Do it on your path and enjoy the view, Barbara will be in the finish line waiting for you.
Having spent the week in Florence, this is a great way to see the Cinque Terre in one day. The tour guides were awesome, and even took the time on the return bus trip to help everyone with the rest of their stay in Florence (restaurants, sites, etc). The only caution I would give is about the hiking portion - 32C, full sun, and no breeze certainly impacted the difficulty of the hike, but we stilled enjoyed it.
Would highly recommend this tour.
Our tour guide Freddy was great. Thoroughly enjoyed our day exploring Cinque Terre
Even though we had a lot of rain to deal with during our day the brother team (tour guides) were excellent. Under the circumstances I was surprised they knew where each person was during this day. We will be doing Viator tours again on all out travels and look fwd to visiting Cinque Terre again.
This is definitely a must. We had a great time on this tour, the guide were friendly and funny. What an amazing view and top that with very good food. I will definitely spend more time in Cinque Terre next time I visit Italy. The hike wasn't too bad but you have to be fit. Bring plenty of water ... You will definitely need it!
A great hike in a great place by very great and informative tour guides. Thanks Freddy and Julian :-)
Totally worth every penny
Cinque Terre Hiking with our Guide Freddy was the best part of our trip, He was very informative and fun! The hiking and food was wonderful! It is one of my best memories Freddy is very upbeat and happy! He enjoys his job and I can see why when you hike thru these towns. The wine was also the best! I would recommend this tour to Cinque Terre to everyone!
Deb S - Phila PA
Thanks to our wonderful guides! The trip was really amazing! Such a beautiful place. Wish everyone visit Cinque Terre.
The Cinque Terre hike was the highlight of my recent trip to Italy. Freddie and Barbara exceeded my expectations and even let my friend and I forego one of the train rides and hike to the next city. I would highly recommend this tour company and the day trip.
This was a great tour, the lunch at the restaurant was lovely, a beautiful seafood antipasto entree and then a pasta with pesto sauce ....this meal was one of the nicest we had in all of Italy. I was feeling aprehensive of this hike as they kept saying it was strenuous and that it was hard....there was several people that considered missing the hike part and just getting the train to the last town however even though it was a quite warm day and yes there was quite a few steps and lots of downhill walking over uneven ground at the end we felt it was not too hard at all and one girl that at lunch was very worried about actually being able to complete even she said it wasn't too bad...at monterossi the guide showed us where there is a bakery that does the area specialty fried bread....it is really like a puffed up donut with cheese lining on inside....delicious! Highly recommend you try one...they are only one euro and we went back for more twice....even though we had a big lunch prior. The boat ride back was a lovely relaxing way too finish the visit to cinque terre before trip home....this was a lovely way to get an overview of the area and we have decided we would love to spend a few days there to see more.....the scenery will not disappoint.