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A journey through the Cinque Terre area is more than a conventional holiday, it is the starting point for priceless memories.
Whether on your own, with your family or with a partner, whether you are cycling or walking, in the Cinque Terre area fun, uncontaminated, wild landscapes, and breathtaking corners are just around the corner.
The spectacular landscapes, the coast etched by the Mediterranean Sea and mountains behind the Ligurian sea, the bays that mirror that special light from the clear skies make the Cinque Terre a unique experience.
Each village has its own special attractions and is rich in the best Italian folklore, food, etc...
There is something here for everyone. You will never be disappointed.
The "Cinque Terre", where "Terre" (lands) stands for maritime medieval fishermen's villages, are a landscape included by UNESCO among the "World's Heritage" due to their beauty, and the particularities which characterize this territory.
The Cinque Terre, the "Five Lands" or the "Five Villages" (Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, Monterosso) is famous all over the world, mainly thanks to its paths and walks which wind round the coast or reach the sanctuaries above each village. The breath-taking view can be enjoyed by everybody: young or old. Public transport (train, ferryboat, bus, etc..) offers an ideal easy trouble free way to enjoy the Cinque Terre at its best.
The Five Lands are a group of five picturesque tiny villages along the coast surrounded by vineyards, olive groves, and woods.
Charming and pleasing places, so united in customs, traditions and cusine.
The only true way to enjoy the Cinque Terre at its best is train and by foot or by boat.
Trains along the railway line La Spezia-Genoa stop at each coastal village and the boats regularly sail to and from La Spezia and the 5 Terre, Affittacamere A Posada is within walking distance (300 meters) from the main Railway Station of La Spezia connecting, with a 7 minutes train ride, Riomaggiore, the first village of the Cinque Terre.
Five tiny villages one after the other, Five miles of full of rocks coast.
Houses and paths suspended between the earth and the sky, make it a natural beauty unique also because kept intact and faithful to the nautical tradition.
The evocative type of cliff coast to the sea, with falesie that often catches up the verticality, alternated to charming bays, gorges and small beach between the rock, with high depth and rich of fish varieties, make this country one authentic "work of art" of the nature.
The exigencies of life imposed on the inhabitants of the 5 Terre a strong agricultural bent, so that in the old days they were known for the excellence of their wines.
Nowadays these idyllic retreats with their picturesque beauty, far removed from the noise of the world, are gradually being discovered.
The 5 Terre: Recognized finally as a National Park in 1999 and UNESCO protected territory since 1997 as a system of naturalistic environmental interest.