A beautiful national park, which many people have seen on the photos. It is stretched for ten kilometers and is composed of five villages, one is more beautiful than another.
Cinque Terre is located in the Liguria region of Italy, to the west of the city of La Spezia. You can reach it by train from Genoa and La Spezia.
On the territory of the national park are five villages: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. You can reach each of them by foot, they are located very close to each other. Movement of vehicles is prohibited here, the only parking is in Monterosso.
Most of the temples, palaces and cathedrals here were built in the Middle Ages, but you can find buildings from Roman times.
This is a fabulous place, which, as it seems, can exist only on the bright postcards and photos in the guidebooks. However, the spectacle that is opened up before the eyes of the travelers when they arrive in the Cinque Terre can not be compared with any picture.
Things to do here 4
Walk through the old Manarola
Among the colorful houses of the ancient city of Cinque Terre you need to walk with a camera at the ready - here are the sights at every turn!FREE19
Take a walk on Riomaggiore
Walk on the The Way of Love and you will appear in the flower garden of pleasing colors of the town houses, located on a rock.FREE11
Take a walk on Vernazza
Another city of Cinque Terre, that is filled with colours, you can walk through the city, get luxurious view and relax on the clean beaches.FREE11
Take a walk on Corniglia
Go up the long staircase to the centre of the small town of Cinque Terre, and seek out a natural terrace with incredible views of the bay.FREE10
Know more things to do?
Share your ideas of what to do in Genoa with other travellers — together we'll make our travellings more interesting!
Cinque Terre on the map
More places to visit in Genoa
Monterosso al Mare
The largest city of the Cinque Terre is located in the valley and is equipped with everything needed for a relaxing break - best beaches, beautiful sights and good service.4
Medieval town on a rock near the Ligurian coast, which is part of the Cinque Terre National Park and is popular among tourists for its beach and ancient buildings.19
The oldest city of the national park Cinque Terre near the Ligurian Sea, it is known for its colorful houses and incredibly beautiful harbor.30
The smallest town of the Cinque Terre, the town, in contrast to its counterparts, is located not on the coast, but at the top of the cape, and is known for its wine.14
Way of Love
A walking trail between Manarola and Riomaggiore is located in the national park Cinque Terre and hangs over the precipice.19
It is considered the most beautiful town of the Cinque Terre, with clean beaches, viewing platforms for a better view of the park and the beautiful buildings of the Roman Empire.16