Trip to Cinque Terre – Vernazza to Monterosso al Mare and Punta Mesco

Here we are on our second day of hike, leaving Vernazza for our final destination, Monterosso al Mare. While Vernazza was my favourite village, the trail from Vernazza to Monterosso was my favourite walk. It was very green and wild and for a long while we felt like we were completely alone. A nice way … Continue reading Trip to Cinque Terre – Vernazza to Monterosso al Mare and Punta Mesco

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Trip to Cinque Terre – Vernazza

I'll start here with a funny anecdote: about a year ago, when we were still in Melbourne (we lived in Australia for 10 months) we bought a few puzzles to make on our free time. One of them was that beautiful scene of somewhere in Italy... It looked really nice and we loved it so much … Continue reading Trip to Cinque Terre – Vernazza

Trip to Cinque Terre – Corniglia to Vernazza

Corniglia was the third village of the Cinque Terre we were going through. After some tiring hikes and a lot of steps, we were feeling like a break and some food before going back on track for our last hike of the day. Let's check out how it went! Corniglia Corniglia is a bit different … Continue reading Trip to Cinque Terre – Corniglia to Vernazza

Trip to Cinque Terre – Manarola to Corniglia via Volastra

At the end of my last post, we were arriving to Manarola after an intense first round of more than 600 steps... and we knew double of that was awaiting us on the next hike... Manarola Manarola is a cute village filled with boats "parked" on the streets. You arrive by the top of the … Continue reading Trip to Cinque Terre – Manarola to Corniglia via Volastra

Trip to Cinque Terre – Riomaggiore to Manarola

Here we are on the second day of our trip, when serious things start! I left you in Milan, where we had a nice day and night to get ready for the pièce de resistance: the hike in Cinque Terre. On that first day of hiking we went through three of the Cinque Terre villages … Continue reading Trip to Cinque Terre – Riomaggiore to Manarola

Trip to Cinque Terre – Milan

We chose Milan as the starting point as it was easy and cheap for us from Belgium. The flight was pretty early, which meant we would have a full day in the city. I didn't know what to expect as I'd never heard anything really about Milan, and the few comments my relatives had made … Continue reading Trip to Cinque Terre – Milan

Trip to Cinque Terre – Itinerary

Following my last post about our trip to Italy and Cinque Terre, I am now sharing with you our itinerary and how we put the trip together. We decided to do the hike in the way Riomaggiore to Monterosso but it is really up to you. Because we wanted to sleep in Vernazza and Monterosso … Continue reading Trip to Cinque Terre – Itinerary

Trip to Cinque Terre – Introduction

About a month ago, my partner and I were going through some travel magazines and books (I started a collection years ago, I just love them!) looking for our next trip idea. We wanted something close by, nice and different. An article about the best hiking places in Europe caught our eyes and we started considering … Continue reading Trip to Cinque Terre – Introduction