CITR: 011027-BEB-0013

Territory. Cinque Terre

Between Liguria and Toscana.


The Cinque Terre are ideal for a day trip by train, in fact the only road linking the countries, is long and winding, treacherous. There are direct trains from Sarzana, otherwise your best bet is to take a train to La Spezia (La Spezia-Pisa line and is well served), or a bus, and from there to the Cinque Terre.  Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, Monterosso are the five medieval villages perched on the sea which are integrated into a jagged coastline of the Italian riviera, nature park and UNESCO World Heritage site since 1997. In a landscape full of coves, bays, rocky peaks of citizenship that man’s work has continued over the centuries was conducted in perfect harmony with the environment and respecting biodiversity. The characteristic dry stone walls that characterise the landscape, forming the terraces on which vines and olive trees are grown. Highly coveted by the seaside tourism destination, the Cinque Terre is also the center of interest to more and more new forms of tourism related to culture and sport in an area of abundant natural wealth. Famous for its local delicacies such as pasta al pesto, herb cakes and rice cake, also in the wine industry, the Cinque Terre are distinguished by their particular production of wines such as white 5 Terre and especially Sciachetrà, a sweet wine made from fermented grapes dried on trellises, commercial symbol of these lands , unique and only produced in this area. Clusters of houses perched on cliffs overlooking the sea, from the brightly colored plaster. Rugged coastline, small beaches, caves. Sea, backdrops to visit, rugged hills and verdant. Seafood restaurants, small shops for shopping as a tourist, nature trails. Cinque Terre contain many features that made them famous throughout the world for centuries. There are trails only walk connecting the 5 countries and enhance contact with the truest nature of this area. The vibrant marine life, saw the restocking of fish species that had left almost entirely our seas and, this occurred after the establishment of the marine reserve, in the Cinque Terre Park. The greatest Italian and foreign scholars have enjoyed their stays to the Cinque Terre and have cited these places in their works. By Gabriele D’Annunzio, nominating that proud Sciacchetrà that tapping into the five pampinose lands in his “Faville del Maglio” the great Eugenio Montale, who drew great inspiration from the ” his ” Monterosso, from nature, from the villages of poor fishermen, the sea …