Hiking The Cinque Terre


Despite centuries of changing landscape, this string of towns remains ideal for adventure (and a little relaxation, too).

Hike through vineyards and lemon trees in Italy’s Cinque Terre

This article, written by PAM LEBLANC, appears on The Olympian.

This place doesn’t look real.

From the top of a steep hillside covered in lemon trees and grapevines, the village of Manarola tumbles out below, like a handful of pink, orange and yellow blocks that have been shaken, then poured from a toy bag.

Read on to get hiking tips and view itinerary suggestions at The Olympian.

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