Take the chance to spend a day hanging around the Cinque Terre, enjoy the sun and the blue sea. As an alternative you can choose to walk one the itineraries described below.
Before departing for your walk, go to the Park Information Office at Monterosso Train statin and collect your Cinque Terre Card.
WALK A: Walk or Taxi to Soviore and walk back to Monterosso via Vernazza
Walk or take a bus or taxi to the Soviore Sanctuary where you can stop for a visit before starting the walk to Monterosso via Vernazza. From the sanctuary you walk on asphalt road, and then take a nice panoramic path that slightly descends to the Madonna di Reggio. Continue walking on a stone path down to Vernazza where you take the panoramic coastal path back to Monterosso. To shorten the walk, you can stop in Vernazza and take a train back to Monterosso.
WALK B: Corniglia-Volastra-Riomaggiore-Manarola
Reach Corniglia by train from Monterosso and reach the village. Then you walk up and take the path towards Volastra that finally will take you to Riomaggiore. Once you arribe in Riomaggiore, take a train to go back to Monterosso.
WALK C: Monterosso-Vernazza-Corniglia
Today you walk along the busy coastal trail that connects the five villages of the Cinque Terre. The trail contours the coastline, ascending and descending, and it includes some stone staircases that can be challenging. The route is straightforward and easy to follow.
Challenge: 4/4/3 hours, 10 - 7 km / 6 - 4,5 mi, 643/471/482m ascent, 1098/448/404m descent