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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza

Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great hike” (100 reviews)
“bring water” (100 reviews)
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Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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"great hike"
in 100 reviews
"bring water"
in 100 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 68 reviews
"wear good shoes"
in 51 reviews
"flip flops"
in 59 reviews
"two hours"
in 61 reviews
"hiking boots"
in 50 reviews
"take your time"
in 62 reviews
"challenging hike"
in 33 reviews
"views are spectacular"
in 48 reviews
"decent shape"
in 22 reviews
"bottle of water"
in 34 reviews
"lots of water"
in 34 reviews
"monterosso vernazza"
in 35 reviews
"opposite direction"
in 25 reviews
"tough walk"
in 22 reviews
"steep steps"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are a couple in our mid sixties that are fairly physically fit (work out in the gym several times a week and walk the other days several miles) We found the path to be a bit challenging. We would recommend hiking shoes and poles...More

2  Thank monavine
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This hike is a must. Go early and bring water as the first 30 minutes are straight up and so worth the views.

1  Thank ravegan
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent hike. Was very tough at parts. We carried two small kids but our 7, 10, and 11 year olds all did super well. Great views. Narrow paths but all very safe despite some small unguarded paths. Really worth the effort.

1  Thank timmy t
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Due to the nature of the cinque terre landscape there are lots of stairs on this path as well as uneven ground and some slippery bits if it has been raining. You need a moderate amount of fitness but lots of patience if you leave...More

1  Thank jayneeveringham
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really fun hike. Go about 3 miles, drink some wine. Repeat. Repeat. 😎🍷. Consider taking the boat back to your base town as the trains were crazy crowded by the afternoon

1  Thank Mozart2005
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took this trail with two young children, age 3 and 7. I’m a regular runner and I carried my 3 year old from time to time but she did more than half of the whole journey herself. Very well done. The road was quite...More

2  Thank Yomi B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hike from Monterosso to Vernazza is beautiful! The trail is steep and very narrow at times, but the views are amazing! We completed it in about 1.5 hours, we didn’t stop for long only to admire the view and to take pictures.

1  Thank Lilly_Morales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They say this hike is 1.5 hours. Plan on 3 hours because the wife will stop and want a picture every 100’. It truly is a beautiful trail that you should experience. Start early since the crowds come later. Travel west to east so that...More

5  Thank Britton T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Cinque Terre to hike. We arrived during a few days of heavy rain in March. This high trail from Monterosso to Vernazza was the only trail we found open on the first day after the rains stopped. We considered ourselves very fortunate...More

1  Thank TravelPixProDOTcom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I and my spouse are middle aged, not fitness gurus, and although LOTS of stairs to start the red trail from Vernazza to Monterosso (more, steeper, going opposite way to start), the trail levels out for a bit before a steep downhill, and was very...More

1  Thank Mclade
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cbsjohn
25 December 2017|
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Response from beckymello | Reviewed this property |
Weather was perfect. Shirt sleeves, with a vest or shawl some of the time. Not cold at all. We were there first two weeks of May, boats were running unless seas too rough. The hike was strenuous but we took our time and made... More
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Cheyennie
15 November 2017|
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Response from SLT1962 | Reviewed this property |
Two days is really not enough. The hiking takes time and you want time to explore each of the towns. Based on what we saw, it is easiest to stay in Monterosso as the hike from the train station is easier. Enjoy!
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Phyllis C
4 May 2017|
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Response from littlegirlblue | Reviewed this property |
Monterosso is the easiest, as the station is a flat walk to either the Old City or the New City. Both are about a 5 minute walk from the station. Manorola is also easy, as the station is in a tunnel right in the middle of... More
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