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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza

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It was a glorious sunny morning in January that we hiked the two sections of the Cinque Terre path that were open. Reviews suggested that tackling the Monterosso - Vernazza... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Queensland, Aust.
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Queensland, Aust.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a glorious sunny morning in January that we hiked the two sections of the Cinque Terre path that were open. Reviews suggested that tackling the Monterosso - Vernazza section first was the best idea as it was the most strenuous and would take about two hours. I was worried that I might hold my much fitter husband and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I will start by saying that this was tough but the scenery and experience was worth it. I probably should have been better advised about the roughness of the track, think I was expecting boulevards. There were spots at the start that seemed relentless in the ascent but evened out a bit with some good tracks interrupted with difficult terrain.... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was on my bucket list and during the height of summer we set off to walk to Vernazza. Neither of us were prepared for the roughness of the track and although we loved the scenery and felt an amazing sense of accomplishment when we completed the walk I wouldn't recommend this unless you are pretty fit. My suggestion would... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a truly stunning hike, you're walking above the towns, above the Mediterranean, and it's breathtaking. Advice: Go as early in the day as you can. We were there in June and it was very hot. Make sure you have solid walking shoes, wear tons of sunscreen, and carry a pack with a lot of water and a snack.... More 

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Albany, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have the strength to endure lots of steps...some quite high....and don't mind some slippery paths, you really should do this walk. The views are quite wonderful and with each village you get to have a gelato! The range of hikers varied from babies in pacs, to people in upper ages who are quite fit or have the fortitude... More 

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Mechanic Falls, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started early in the morning which was good since it got hot very fast. The views were incredible. Although this was one of the steeper parts of the hike, it was very manageable. The trail system is kept up quite nicely. We hiked in September and saw plenty of people on the trail, but it was not overly congested.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Have done this walk in winter and in summer and would do it again. Before you walk down into Vernazza, stop and take in the stunning view of this pretty village.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing views absolutely stunning. A definite must do on the bucket list. Will definitely be back. Was nice to do in winter as trails were very quiet.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I visited solo by catching train to Monterosso..... I arrived early and looked around did not think I would walk the trail. However you start to look at the views and the trail draws you in ... late November so trail was not busy and weather perfect 👌

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SeaTac, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This was a very up and down path with lots of narrow spots, but it was absolutely gorgeous! Wear good hiking shoes and bring a water bottle and camera.

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