Vernazza to Monterosso

SVA2 / Blue Trail
3.3 km / 2.1 miles
1-1.5 hours max
175 meters / 574 feet


Cost: Paid (You’ll need to purchase the Cinque Terre Card)

Trailhead if you start from Vernazza:

Going down the main street in Vernazza, you’ll see the pharmacy (green cross) on your left. The trail starts from the staircase DIRECTLY ACROSS THE PHARMACY, on the right hand side.
Trailhead if you start from Monterosso:

Coming out of the train station in Monterosso, looking at the sea, go left towards the historical center.  Go through the tunnel and take the road on the right, towards Hotel Porta Roca. Right before the hotel, you’ll see a staircase going down on the right, indicated “Vernazza ”.


START EARLY – You want to beat the heat and beat the crowds.

Don’t forget water, hat and sunscreen

Be sure to wear footwear with grip, as trails are uneven.

Cinque Terre


Lace up your shoes and explore the famous hiking trails that connect the fabulous five. Warning: magnificent views.