Hikinglvl. 2 to 3
Level 2: An average of 4 to 5 hours of hiking per day on a well-marked hilly path or trail.
Level 3: An average of 4 to 5 hours of hiking per day on well-marked trails and/or 600 to 800 meters of vertical gain, and/or distances up to 15 kilometers.
Level 4: An average of 6 hours of hiking per day on well-marked trails or off trail, and/or 700 to 1000 meters of vertical gain, and/or distances of 15 to 18 kilometers.
Level 5: An average of more than 6 hours of hiking per day off trail or on rugged terrain, with more than 1000 meters of vertical gain (and/or distances up to 20 kilometers). Possibly sections at high altitude.
Level 6: An average of more than 7 to 8 hours of strenuous hiking per day off trail or on rugged terrain, with more than 1000 meters of vertical gain and/or distances up to 20 kilometers. Possibly sections at high altitude.
Scenic villages with terraced gardens.
Wellness and spa at a high-end hotel, one 30-minute treatment included, and preferred pricing.
Depending on the season, the possibility of a boat excursion to enjoy the views from the sea.
Accommodations are centrally placed in the most accessible village of Cinque Terre: the train helps make sure each day's walk is a reasonable distance.
Your choice of lodging + Meals
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* Price based on 4-person group
The price includes / does not include
The price includes
— 5 nights in a 4-star hotel (local rating system), in a "standard" double bedroom.
— Breakfast buffet from day 2 to day 6.
— Access to the wellness center.
— A 30-minute treatment.
— A guidebook and a Italian map sent at the first hotel (1 per 2 to 4 persons).
— Parking at the hotel for the duration of your stay.
The price does not include
— Transportation to the meeting point at the start of the trip and from the point where the trip officially ends.
— Insurance for trip cancellation/interruption, lost/stolen baggage, or assistance.
— For reservations made less than 15 days before the start, all additional fees for priority processing.
— An additional information pack send to the first hotel (€30).
— Anything that is not specified in the "included in the price" list.
— Lunches, dinners, drinks, and personal expenses.
— The access pass for local trains and access to park trails (€7.5 to €16.5 / person / day).
— The sea ferry trip from Portovenere to Levanto (€20 in 2019).
— Local occupancy taxes (about €4.50 per person for the entire stay, to pay there).
Better to have cash in the most remote areas to purchase extras (ex.: for drinks). Huts do not always accept credit cards.