Last update: January 2019.

The Azure Trail: Corniglia - Vernazza

The Trail, described here on this page, is highlighted on the map. In case you are interested in the other route, just click on it to read more information, or visit the page “Hiking trails in the Cinque Terre”, where you can find the information on the main routes.

The current status of the trail (January 2019): open.

Some main information about the trail

Time for walking: 1 hour 30 minutes.
Distance: 3,2 km (2 miles).
The maximum height: 220 metres (720 ft.).
Difficulty level: simple.

Recommended direction: doesn't matter, but there are more steps from the side of Vernazza.
The cost: Cinque Terre card is needed to enter The Azure Trail.

The Trail description

The route is extremely popular among the Cinque Terre tourists, it connects Vernazza, one of the most magnificent villages of the Cinque Terre Park with Corniglia, which tourists forget about while visiting the Cinque Terre within one day.

View of the village from the Blue Trail, Corniglia, Cinque Terre, Italy
View of the village from the Blue Trail, Corniglia
View of Vernazza from the path towards Corniglia, Blue Trail, Cinque Terre, Italy
View of Vernazza from the path towards Corniglia, Blue Trail

The trail offers stunning views of Corniglia and Vernazza, Moreover, San Bernardino can be seen on the hilltop, which can be reached if you walk along a longer Corniglia-Vernazza route.

If you decide to walk along this trail, picturesque view is guaranteed! You will pass the olive trees, vineyards and Mediterranean bushes. There is a panorama of the famous village with the medieval tower on the trail near Vernazza.

Corniglia - Vernazza, Blue Trail, Cinque Terre, Italy
Corniglia - Vernazza, Blue Trail
Corniglia - Vernazza, Blue Trail, Cinque Terre, Italy
Corniglia - Vernazza, Blue Trail
View of San Bernardino from the path Corniglia - Vernazza, Blue Trail, Cinque Terre, Italy
View of San Bernardino from the path Corniglia - Vernazza, Blue Trail
View of Vernazza from the path towards Corniglia, Blue Trail, Cinque Terre, Italy
View of Vernazza from the path towards Corniglia, Blue Trail

Text printed from website www.cinqueterrehike.com

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