How many places truly have something for everyone? Sure, places like Paris, Rome, London, San Francisco, New York, just to name a few obvious ones, can say it. But, a group of villages with a population less than 5,000 combined? How could that be?
Cinque Terre can deliver in the categories of exercise/fitness/sport, landscape/nature/outdoors, food and wine, history, culture/art/music, and who isn’t interested in at least one of those things? Cinque Terre is truly paradise, offering something for every type of traveler.
Exercise, Fitness, and Sport in Cinque Terre
Hiking is the most obvious and common reason that people visit Cinque Terre. Originally, trails were used by the locals as transportation routes. Now, the trails, i sentieri, are popular trails for hikers. The section between Riomaggiore and Manarola is paved, making it suitable for everyone from babies in strollers (hopefully, with someone pushing) to someone in a wheelchair. There’s nothing