The five towns of the Cinque Terre can be hiked. However, I only did the easy parts - specifically, from Riomaggiore to Manarola, and then from Manarola to Corniglia. From Riomaggiore to Manarola, it's an easy 30-minute stroll along the famed Via dell Amore, the Path of Love, a little walkway with ocean views (everything has ocean views here) and romantic graffiti all over.
The next one, from Manarola to Corniglia, is a bit longer and more challenging. It took us about an hour, with several stops along the way, to sunbathe, to eat ice cream, to chat with fellow hikers. The trail turns slightly rough halfway through, but it is really easy - nothing to worry about. Because if I can do it, EVERYON...Read More