Hotel Al Terra di Mare
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... and much much shorter, and I think the downwards journey was longer - though the ground on the descent was a bit more treacherous. The sky was threatening rain all day but luckily for us it waited until we were safely at Manarola. I would not like to be caught up the top when a storm hits - there is no shelter, and coming down is scary enough when its dry!
Manarola is my favourite town for the 5. I would recommend ...
... doesn't happen. We walked further up the cobble-stoned streets to the square and saw a shop selling handmade jewellery, this was a bit more expensive but definitely worth a look. We started talking to the lady in the shop and she suggested that we take a walk to the lighthouse to get a good view of the town and surrounds. We walked back and headed up the path towards the lighthouse and yes it was a very scenic walk and we got a good view of the lovely town and port.
... but Damon was a champ and pushed through. Weather was cold and damp...which I guess is the best way to test the warmth of our sleeping bag and waterproof tent. Campsite was a 10 minute walk to the cute town of Levanto and 5 minutes to the train that takes your to Cinque Terre. A 3 night stay seemed fitting and give us enough time to explore the 5 towns.
... regret about 4:00 p.m. and began the long way to PortoVenere, We walked and walked, again through the lovely pine forests at first, then on the rocky craigs around the coast of the sea, way way down below us. The trail became unbelievably rough and rocky, so much so that each step required constant attention and focus. We now have a whole new admiration for the work of the Ouray Trail Group!
"Tedious" was the word we used to describe this part of the trail, ...
... years as a hikers' and sun-seekers’ paradise. We walked through terraced vineyards and up steep, cobblestoned paths from village to village and it was fascinating to see how the landscape has been changed over the years to make it more amenable to agriculture. Generations of locals built rocky terraces out of the steep hills on the coast, and years and years of patient ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Al Terra di Mare Levanto
Service was excellent! View of sea is great from patio and infinity pool. Room was clean and modern. Wine and food is reasonably priced. The room is a little pricey, however. Overall great experience.
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