Trek & tour through the most beautiful area of Cinque Terre with a private guide. This tour will give you an understanding of the villages and the most comprehensive tour of the area in one day. Your group can be as small as 2 people or up to 15, depending on your needs. Personal service with a native English speaking guide. Walk through the villages and vineyards and learn about the history and how the regional wine Sciacchetrà is made. This guide is a local who lives here and not someone from out of the area. You will go higher then any of the trails other tours go on and really learn about Cinque Terre. It is recommend that you stay in Cinque Terre to really see and enjoy what beauty that is in store for you. Cinque Terre is not a check list or bucket list place, so don't be pushed through like cattle. Remember this is a private tour, not groups of people like you see advertised on other sites.
Trek begins at 8:30 a.m. from the train station in Riomaggiore. Walk through the village of Riomaggiore and learn about the amazing history Walk up above the village overlooking the harbor and see the castle and the many churches of Riomaggiore and you will have views of the closed Via dell 'Amore below.Continue climbing up the terraces, learning how the grapes were cultivated in the past and present and overlook of the Village of Manarola with views of the entire region of Cinque Terre including Groppo and Volastra (the less known villages of Cinque Terre)You will be walking through vinyards and passing idyllic homes nestled into the hillside and walk through a forested area until reaching the Sanctuario in Volastra, when you will stop for a quick lunch in Volastra. Continue onto the #6 trail to see Corniglia in the distance and an optical illusion when looking the village of Manarola. Walk through Olivegroves down into the village of Manarola. After that, there will be a short train ride to Vernazza when you will then walk around the back of the village, learning about the flood of 2011, walking through small alleyways down towards the harbor.There will be time for a stop for Gelato and take pictures. A short train ride will take you to the Beach resort town of Monterosso. Walk along the boardwalk which runs parallel to the beach. Visit beautiful churches and walk around the old town of MonterossoCatch the boat back to Riomaggiore