Cinque Terre National Park
Province of La Spezia, Italy
About Cinque Terre National Park
The Cinque Terre National Park is a national park established in 1999 which is located in Liguria, in the province of La Spezia. It is the only institution in Italy aimed at the protection of an anthropized environment and provides, among other things, the safeguarding of the system of dry stone walls that support the cultivated terraces overlooking the sea and protects a coastal area where man has created a stable life of mutual coexistence between himself and nature.
Attractions near Cinque Terre National Park
The Verde Azzurro path is a hiking itinerary that runs entirely within the Cinque Terre National Park .  In reality it is the path number SVA of the CAI of La Spezia and, going further back in time, the path that has always been used by the inhabitants to move on foot between the five villages.
The Via dell'Amore is a pedestrian street overlooking the sea which, with a path of just over a kilometer, connects the villages of Riomaggiore and Manarola, in the Cinque Terre, in Liguria. Famous throughout the world for its beauty and breathtaking views, it is one of the most important tourist attractions in the area and is an integral part of the Cinque Terre National Park and the area declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Cinque Terre, which means Five Lands, comprises the five small coastal villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso located in the Italian region of Liguria. They are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The Cinque Terre area is a popular tourist destination. Over the centuries, people have built terraces on the rugged, steep landscape right up to the cliffs that overlook the Ligurian Sea.
The sanctuary of Nostra Signora di Soviore is a Catholic place of worship located in the municipality of Monterosso al Mare, along the provincial road 38, in the province of La Spezia. The religious building is located within the Cinque Terre National Park along the slopes of Mount Soviore between woods and terraced fields near the carriage road between the towns of Monterosso al Mare and Levanto. The sanctuary is part of the complex of the " Cinque Terre sanctuaries ", together with the Marian
The Castle of San Giorgio is an ancient Genoese fortification on the high ground of the city of La Spezia called "Colle del Poggio". The castle can be reached via XXVII Marzo which crosses what today remains of the belt of walls erected in the 14th century to defend the city. The castle retained its medieval structure until the mid-fifteenth century when the introduction of artillery imposed the construction of new thick walls, even if of lesser constructive accuracy, with a shoe profile and ch
The Naval Technical Museum of the Navy is located in La Spezia. La Spezia is the most important of the Italian naval museums and, although it has been here for just over a century, it has much older origins. Located next to the main access portal to the military Arsenal, it has been here since 1958. Previously it was located in the mechanical workshops inside the military establishment.
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The Liguria region is a destination recommended both for those who like relaxation and for dynamic people: with its jagged land, its hills, peaks and cliff-hanging villages, is the ideal spot for hiking or bicycling, diving or paragliding, as well as visiting villages rich in history.