Explore the small towns and fishing villages which are dug into cliffs and gullies, suspended high above tiny harbours, packed with colourful fishing boats. Follow stone paths that have linked the villages for centuries, starting in Levanto at the eastern end of the National Park and finishing in glorious Portovenere at the western end of the park.
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Levanto The tour starts in the charming coastal resort of Levanto.
Levanto – Monterosso The first walk follows a superb coastal path, through woods and scented scrub with breathtaking views of the gulf and the five villages of Cinque Terre (3 hrs). (B)
Monterosso – Vernazza – Riomaggiore Walk along the Sentiero Azzuro, a celebrated path that links the five villages, weaving along cliff tops, offering spectacular views (2.5-3 hrs each day). (B)
Riomaggiore – Portovenere Walk above the eastern part of the gulf to Portovenere (5 hrs). (B)
Portovenere Short ferry boat ride and an easy walk around a nearby island (3 hrs). (B)
Portovenere – La Spezia After breakfast, transfer to La Spezia. (B)