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Customer Travel Tips for Cinque Terre

81% Avg. city rating Rated by 167 customers

Activities / excursions 93%

Restaurants / eating out 85%

Shopping 58%

Chilling out / relaxing 92%

Getting around / public transport 86%

Sightseeing 91%

Culture 85%

Nightlife / partying 55%

Value for money 82%

Customer Travel Tips for Cinque Terre

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89% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
89% Avg. rating


21 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: If you are looking for sandy beaches, then aim Monterosso.

Liked: Everything.

Disliked: Nothing

100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


26 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Get the 15 euro Cinque Terre Card to use the train as much as possible to all the villages.

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Everything was perfect

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
69% Avg. rating


30 May 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: make it a day trip and check to see if trails are open before booking travel.

Liked: Good for the outdoorsy sort, if you are into that. Lots of hiking and getting around. Break from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Disliked: everything closes are 9-10pm. so no staying out late

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


22 May 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Hiking paths in cost line and around mountains.

Liked: Beautiful small villages, paths for hiking.

Disliked: No.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


15 May 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in Ostello Tramonti

Liked: Amazing view

Disliked: Hard to find a hostel

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


11 May 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Do your research before going on parking! We had to park up the mountain and walk down 30-40 minutes.

Liked: Beautiful scenery and very unique area.

Disliked: Parking is an issue

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100% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: enjoy all villages if possible.

Liked: Its unique geographical location ans scenic beauty.

Disliked: no.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Visit all villages and swim in each of them.

Liked: It has nice atmosphere overall.

Disliked: Swimming in some vilalges centers are not that good due to the dirtyness.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in Corniglia if you wanna enjoy swimming.

Liked: Atmosphere

Disliked: Swimming in the center of some villages is not that good due to the dirtyness.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
91% Avg. rating


12 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Eat a lot of pesto and lemon gelatto

Liked: Beautiful!

Disliked: The lovers path was closed

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


01 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Make sure you're fit for hiking, although you could take trains between each village if you wanted to, but hiking gives you the best views and makes relaxing at the harbours/beaches afterwards much more rewarding.

Liked: Natural beauty. Very picturesque.

Disliked: If you're staying at Corniglia, there are 300+ steps to climb up to reach the village, so be prepared if you're planning on bringing a lot of luggage.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


29 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Relaxation / spa Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Do the walks from Monterosso to Corniglia, hard but worth the views. Spend time in each town. Stay somewhere with a balcony, worth it

Liked: The small towns, the weather, the activities

Disliked: Trains always run late, never on time and they are infrequent. Crowds at the train stations are seriously annoying

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


08 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Customer Travel Tip: Try not to go during high season.

Liked: Scenery, clear water for swimming, hard climbs

Disliked: Overcrowded with tourists and traffic! Delivery trucks, cars, etc. are now allowed into the towns.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


19 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Pack lightly, visit all five towns

Liked: Culture, food, beautiful sights, trails

Disliked: No

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
89% Avg. rating


13 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Bring torch light if you'd like to hike!

Liked: The sea!

Disliked: None :)

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
89% Avg. rating


06 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: If you don't understand the train timetable... you are normal and not alone...

Liked: nature and way of life of the local, unpretentious

Disliked: The train time table is rather confusing

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


06 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Don't eat at La Postal plan on it being very hot in the summer and walking a lot of stairs. Take the boat ride to see each town and enjoy this lovely place.

Liked: Amazing and beautiful mountain and sea views from five villages.

Disliked: It was very hot (first week of June). La Posta restaurant had a 2euro cover charge per person and small portions. Lots of stairs.

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
62% Avg. rating


02 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Family Holiday Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Trails

Liked: Charming cities.

Disliked: Rather many of the trails were closed, the Queues between Vernazza and Monterosso were impressing

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
91% Avg. rating


28 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Take appropriate shoes if you're walking from village to village.

Liked: Warm During the day and collar night. Hikes are awesome. Great views

Disliked: No

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


24 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Do the walks, be healthy and reasonable fit.

Liked: It is itself. A quaint, interesting part of Italy.

Disliked: At our age of course the steps.

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81% Avg. city rating Rated by 167 customers

Activities / excursions 93%

Restaurants / eating out 85%

Shopping 58%

Chilling out / relaxing 92%

Getting around / public transport 86%

Sightseeing 91%

Culture 85%

Nightlife / partying 55%

Value for money 82%

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