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May 28, 2019 - Two more days in Cinque Terre

Monday 27th May 2019 Corniglia, Italy (walk from Corniglia to Manarola) Up late today, went to the shop to buy eggs, bread, butter, milk and yogurt then back to the room to cook and eat it. At around 10:15am, we set off on a walk from Corniglia up through the hills to the next town Manarola. It was a very steep climb out of the town up very uneven steps. We went higher and higher and the path finally levelled out and became quite easy, walking with breathtaking views of the coastline and the sea as well as both Corniglia and Manarola. We...

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May 26, 2019 - Three days in Cinque Terre

Friday 24th May 2019 Corniglia, Italy (walk from Vernazza to Monterosso) Up late today, had breakfast (boiled eggs, a roll and yogurt and coffee) then we walked down to the railway station at Corniglia down the 300 odd steps. Today was quite warm and fine. We joined the throngs on the train and went one stop to Vernazza, a town with a very pretty port and a lovely church, bigger than where we are staying in Corniglia. We have a hike to do, up up and away from the town, very steep with many steps away from the coast into the terraced farms...

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May 23, 2019 - Florence to Cinque Terre

Thursday 23rd May 2019 Florence to Corniglia (Cinque Terre), Italy 𯇮𯇹 We didn’t have to be up so early today. Up at around 8am, then down to breakfast at a local cafe then back to our room to pack our bags and check out. Wheeled our bags the short distance over to the railway station in Florence. The station was like bedlam, packed with people and luggage and no seats at all. After some time waiting for the platform to be announced we boarded the train which left at 11:25am to Pisa, changed trains and caught one to La Spezia and changing...

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Jun 17, 2008 - Hike to Corniglia

There's a railroad running through mountain tunnels connecting all the five villages so you can hike wherever you want, then just hop on a train and zip back to your village. Today we set out on our first hike to the next village of Corniglia, and from there on to village of Manarola. We started by picking up the "Cinque Terre Pass" for 3 days of hiking. The hike to Corniglia was postcard picturesque . It was a long climb up through vineyards and past small country houses. From the top were great coastal views and then after a refreshing...

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Jul 2, 2007 - Corniglia

The hike down to this village was also amazing. The village is built right on the cliffs. There are very steep drops right off the sides of the buildings going to the sea. In each of the villages we walked around the market squares a little. We bought some really good strawberries from a little shop here. They were so small but so tastey! We continued our hike to the next village. This one was really easy with pretty much so elevation and only 1 km. The views may have been the best though. There wasn't any farmland around us, but the woods...

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