Cinque Terre hike from Monterosso to Vernazza, Italy
Cinque Terre, which means Five Lands, comprise the five small coastal villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso located in the Italian region of Liguria. Cinque Terre is a string of centuries-old seaside villages on the rugged Italian Riviera coastline. In each of the 5 towns, colorful houses and vineyards cling to steep terraces, harbors are filled with fishing boats and trattorias turn out seafood specialties along with the famous sauce of Liguria region that is pesto. The Sentiero Azzurro cliffside hiking trail links the villages and offers sweeping sea vistas.