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Photos of coastal walks along Italy's Cinque Terre.

Photo Gallery of the CLASSIC CINQUE TERRE COASTAL PATH walk
Riviera Levante, Liguria, Italy.

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ITALIAN RIVIERA WALKS PHOTO SET
Picture Gallery RW07 - the CLASSIC CINQUE TERRE COASTAL PATH walk
Images of a walking trip along the 'classic' trail of the Cinque Terre.
This trail takes you along a coastal stretch that is recognised as one of the great walks of the world. An experience to remember forever and surely one that everyone with a passion for walking should enjoy at least once in their lives. Choose from 3 itineraries from 3 to 9 hours. Minimum time required is 4 hrs. One of the 'classic' walks of the world.


HOLIDAYS that take you to these walking trails on the Italian Riviera, Italy

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 Xtrallusion photo library of independent, self-guided walking and sightseeing holidays in Italy. Pictures, images, photos and photographs taken along the way of this 1-day walking itinerary, to give you a visual impression of the day's walk.

 Xtrallusion photo library of independent, self-guided walking and sightseeing holidays in Italy. Pictures, images, photos and photographs taken along the way of this 1-day walking itinerary, to give you a visual impression of the day's walk.

 Xtrallusion photo library of independent, self-guided walking and sightseeing holidays in Italy. Pictures, images, photos and photographs taken along the way of this 1-day walking itinerary, to give you a visual impression of the day's walk.

 Xtrallusion photo library of independent, self-guided walking and sightseeing holidays in Italy. Pictures, images, photos and photographs taken along the way of this 1-day walking itinerary, to give you a visual impression of the day's walk.

 Xtrallusion photo library of independent, self-guided walking and sightseeing holidays in Italy. Pictures, images, photos and photographs taken along the way of this 1-day walking itinerary, to give you a visual impression of the day's walk.

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Adding new photographs of Liguria, the Italian Rivieras and Italy every month.
Choose from 3 itineraries from 3 to 9 hours. Minimum time required is 4 hrs. One of the 'classic' walks of the world.

1. Cinque-Terre Villages: Graded GREEN, Village Visits Only Tour, 3 to 8 hrs. Monterosso - Vernazza - Riomaggiore.
2. Walk & Visit: Graded BLUE, Walking Visit, 3.5 to 8 hrs. Monterosso - Vernazza - Manarola - Riomaggiore.
3. Medium Walk: Graded RED, Walking Tour, 5.5 to 9 hrs. Monterosso by train or boat - Monterosso - Vernazza - Corniglia - Manarola - Riomaggiore.

Levels of Difficulty

GREEN : Requiring no walking experience at all, typically for those itineraries which offer a scenic way to visit the seaside towns of the Riviera.
BLUE : These itineraries are for those of reasonable fitness and who quite regularly take leisurely country walks. They will typically take 3-4 hrs and without too many ups and downs.
RED : For those that consider a good walk to last 4-6 hrs and are not put off by the odd hill climb.
BLACK : If you want a long day's walk with a generous sprinkling of ups, including the odd mountain, then these are the ones to take. Although these trails follow marked pathways, the terrain is often rugged requiring good walking gear. A good level of fitness and a 'head for heights' required.

Back-pack hints

* Bottled water: it is suggested that you take at least 1.5 litres of water per person and more during the months of July and August.
* Mobile phone: should you ever need assistance, phone Xtrallusion on the number given below at any time. Other than in a few locations, mobile phone coverage is good and you should never be without a network for more than a few hundred metres.
* Sunglasses.
* Shorts, T-shirt and a cajole in case of wind.
* Fleece & cajole when walking in the higher coastal alps.

Tips

* - If you can, it is better to do this walk during the week rather than at weekends when it is really full of visitors, both local and from abroad.


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Prestigious properties amongst the olives on the Italian Riviera - with terraces, gardens and pool.


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Adventure, activity and walking holidays in Italy on the Italian Rivieras. Independent, escorted and self guided walking holidays in Liguria, Italy - plus paragliding, 4x4 and skiing holidays. Come and discover the undiscovered and allow yourself to be charmed by Italy's beautiful Ligurian Rivieras. Visit and explore mountains, mediterranean rivieras and one of Italy's lesser known regions - on foot, by 4x4, with paraglider or on skis.
Enjoy relaxed, independent walking holidays in Italy along the Italian Rivieras using self-guided itineraries. Explore the beautiful mediterranean countryside and coastal mountains by foot taking in some of the regions most famous and magnificent towns and coast - the Cinque Terre, Portofino, Genova (Genoa), Santa Margherita, Rapallo, San Fruttuoso, Camogli, Chiavari, Sestri Levante, Vernazza, Manarola, Riomaggiore, Monterosso al Mare, Corniglia, Portovenere, Savona, Spotorno, Noli, Finale, Alassio, Imperia, San Remo and it's national parks to name but a few.
Whatever you look for in the great outdoors, the region of Liguria in northern Italy, is a paradise for independent walking, hiking, mountain walking, coastal walking, and simply exploring the regions characteristic seaside towns and fishing villages - in spring, summer, autumn and winter. Liguria, an intense flavour of Italy in one of Europe's most unique 'sea and mountain' locations.

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