Two routes to discover the Val di Vara sanctuaries

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Monasteries of Val di Vara: two hiking trails surrounded by history, religion, and nature Val di Vara has a thousand-year history during which it was inhabited by various populations over the centuries like the ancient Ligurians, the ancient Romans, the Byzantines, the Lombards. The peoples that have passed through this area have left traces of […]

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Astonishing experiences for adults and children in Equi Terme

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An escape that meets the tastes of adults and kids Often during the months of July and August I feel the need to disconnect from hiking and to look for adrenaline but at the same time relaxing experiences. Working in a hotel in Cinque Terre I have always looked for, in the summer months, places […]

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A circular and fascinating hiking trail in the Ancient Ligurians area in Pignone

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Technical data Difficulty: simpleDifference in altitude: about 135 metersTrail number: 556, then 556v (it’s called Anello del Benessere too. It means Wellness Circuit)Recommended period: all year round as long as it’s good weatherDuration: 1 hour and a halfSuggestions: the hiking trail is very suitable for mountain biking too Among the many hiking trails in Pignone, […]

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Hiking trails in Val di Vara, the Bio Valley

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To rise and shine after the lockdown The trails in Val di Vara are an excellent alternative for those who, like me, love the total contact with nature. Last spring, when after almost 2 months of lockdown it was finally possible to leave our houses, I found it very pleasant to go into the woods, […]

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Carro-Mattarana hiking trail: a walk in the heart of Val di Vara

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Technical data: Difficulty: medium-easyTrail number: 622, then 630 Recommended period: all year round as long as the weather is good and it hasn’t rained heavily recentlyDuration: about 3 hoursSuggestions: you can walk the path going there and back, it will be about 15 km. Alternatively, you can get there with 2 cars, leaving one in […]

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The Manarola Volastra Corniglia trail, among vineyards and terraces of the Cinque Terre

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Technical data Difficulty: medium Difference in altitude: 335 meters (1099 feet) Trail number: 506, then 586, then 587 Recommended period: all year round (not recommended in case of bad weather)Length: 2 ours and 30 minutesSuggestions: the first part of the hiking trail has a very steep climb (1200 steps!) which the lazy ones can skip […]

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