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Program #21050RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
There are few places on Earth where the marriage of land and sea is more poetic than the Cinque Terre — the “Five Towns” along the Italian Riviera. Here, fishing villages cling to the hillsides above hidden coves, medieval fortresses still stand guard, vineyards and olive trees thrive in the Mediterranean sun, and dramatic cliffs plunge to the sea below. Connecting each of the five towns are centuries-old foot paths that offer intimate views of the sea-swept landscape. Join us on glorious walks amid the beautiful ruins and rugged hillsides of the Cinque Terre. For people who love to hike and experience local culture up close, there is no place better.


Highlights

• Enjoy expert-led walks on stunningly beautiful footpaths connecting the villages of the Cinque Terre.
• The president of the Lunigiana Wine Route welcomes you to his beautiful property and teaches you about the local wine, cheeses and focaccia bread.
• Hike through a chestnut forest and arrive at the abandoned and beautifully maintained village of Vergheto.

Activity Notes

Hiking up to six hours a day, steps and rugged paths.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Portovenere, 7 nights; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
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7 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips

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4.8
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