Photo Essay: Exploring Cinque Terre

Photo Essay: Exploring Cinque Terre

Last month my girlfriend and I spent 5 days exploring Cinque Terre, this wonderful area of Italy is busy but if you go slightly out of season and stay locally you can avoid most of the crowds. From an Airbnb in Riogmaggoire we managed to visit all five towns and walked mostĀ of the trails in between them including the higher sanctuary trail.

As Cinque Terre is one of the most photogenic places I’ve ever been I’m just going to let the photos do the talking for a change:

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Spending a day to see the sights of Pisa before our train to Riomaggoire
Riomaggoire at sunset
Riomaggoire at sunset
Manarola
Looking across the bay at Manarola
Vernazza from the trail
Vernazza – Taken on the trail from Manarola
Boats in Vernazza
Local boats pulled up into the harbour square in Vernazza
Vernazza
Organising the boats in Vernazza
Looking back over Vernazza
Looking back over Vernazza towards Monterosso
Riomaggoire
Riomaggoire in the late afternoon sun
Lucca
Looking out over the beautiful town of Lucca – A pit stop on the way back to Pisa for our flight

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