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guide to the cinque terre and the gulf of poets


Subtitle: history, villages, sanctuaries, hiking paths, natural environment, beaches, poets, cuisine

Author: bardi m. (a cura di)

Publisher: toscana book

ISBN: 9788890600722

Provided on request

Provided on request


The “Via dell’Amore” leaves Riomaggiore and reaches Manarola and is sometimes considered the most famous trail of the Ligurian coast and of the entire Italian peninsula. Sculpted into the living rock, while hugging the cliffs, it seems suspended between the sea and the sky. Below, the waves seem to threaten its stability. On a sun filled day it represents the platonic idea of beauty, in a storm the trail is transformed into an overwhelming experience. The “Via dell’Amore” like the Cinque Terre themselves is intact and virgin, contaminated only by the rocky cliffs that descend into the sea.

Monterosso, Corniglia, Manarola, Vernazza, Riomaggiore, Lerici, San Terenzio, Tellaro, Portovenere