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Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola

Via Tra Castello, Riomaggiore, Italy
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Beautiful hike

Like all the Cinque Terre trails, this hike is insanely beautiful. It's definitely worth the... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Nate D
Lansing, Michigan
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UNESCO rated--need we say more?

The splendors of this hike must be experienced, up close and personally! I could not BELIEVE the... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Normal, Illinois
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Via Tra Castello, Riomaggiore, Italy
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Like all the Cinque Terre trails, this hike is insanely beautiful. It's definitely worth the workout!

Thank Nate D
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The splendors of this hike must be experienced, up close and personally! I could not BELIEVE the beauty of the centuries-old terraced vineyards and the lovely chapel and its courtyard, a nice place to take a break. Go in with your eyes open and your...More

2  Thank normalwriter
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Riomaggiore is very beautiful, a little more rugged i would say but none the less worth the hike. Highly recommend

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 4 October 2017

There is a lot of trail to hike in the Cinque-Terre area. There is two popular trail in Riomaggiore; a coastal walk to Manarola (trail 2a / Via dell'Amore / difficulty: easy) and Trail 531(Riomaggiore to Manarola / Beccara / difficulty: intermediate) going straight up...More

2  Thank Anik L
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

In addition to all research you do once you are there -- make sure you do a bit of research on the trains. Schedules are good and kept to timing. Very easy to get from city to city. The big problem is the crowding of...More

Thank jambpw
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I started my trail adventure here , since my hotel was in Riomaggiore eassy access, they do have an actual entrance with an agent to the trail so they check and stamp pass right there... the climb is a little steep , specially if you're...More

Thank apocalipse
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This trail has been closed by court order and is locked up on top with a barrier and signs stating it is closed below. Climbing over the fence or barrier can get you fined. Pay attention to the signage so that you don't go down...More

Thank riorasta
Reviewed 23 September 2017

One of the gems of this coastline, Riomaggiore can be viewed from the paths just up from the town, looking down from above. Once you get to La Spezia Centrale on the train you can purchase a ticket valid all day to get between each...More

Thank WillMarks
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The trail to Manarola to Riomaggiore is a fun trail to do as it snakes along the coast with views of the vineyards going up the slopes.

Thank SkilledOne4
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola is a really great trail, if only you could walk it! When we were there, last May, it was unfortunately closed, so we were unable to walk along this route., although we did on the rest. The villages, however, are...More

Thank Dimitris L
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17 September 2017|
Response from PhillyTraveler3 | Reviewed this property |
Let me start by saying diving off of any cliff is dangerous and I would never recommend it. That said, the cliffs that I saw people jumping from (not too much diving) are to the left of the main port as you look at... More
3 August 2016|
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Response from Ozless | Reviewed this property |
Definitely only stay in one town. They are all reached easily by frequent trains. I recently stayed in Monterosso al Mare. The reason I choose it is because as the biggest town it has the most amenities that I like. More... More