The Cinque Terre are the famous ‘Five Lands’ on the Italian coastline of Liguria, west of La Spezia and a stones throw from Portovenere. The name represents the five villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. These rustic villages have one of the most fascinating histories and have even been recognized as a National Park and UNESCO site.
The most magnificent thing about the Cinque Terre is that what was once inhabitable and unfertile land was turned into stunning landscapes with sandy cliffs, picturesque marina views, beautiful architecture and fruitful plantations. After centuries of hard work, the locals changed nature and made Cinque Terre the wonderland of wine, produce and coastal beauty they are today. Each village is unique in character and style, with crooked streets, narrow stairs above the sea shore and a buzzing life all day long,
If you start your journey from La Spezia, the first village is Riomaggiore, followed by Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. Each of the villages charm visitors with something unique, whether it is the stunning marina views from the trekking path between Riomaggiore and Manarola, or the panoramic views from the hill tops of Corniglia. All villages have access to the sea apart from Corniglia, where you will have to climb 380 stairs to get to the top of the mountain where the village is located.
The five lands have a different ambience from anywhere in the world, something that can’t quite be explained unless you go there and experience it for yourself. It might be the colourful buildings, the incredibly steep and narrow stairs, the dry-stone walls or simply the Italian culture, but there is something about the Cinque Terre that can’t be found anywhere else in the world.
The Cinque Terre can only be accessed by sea or train. There is a train going to each village, offering easy access from La Spezia and Levanto. However, if you want to truly explore the dazzling beauty and magnificent landscape of the Cinque Terre, there is only one way to do it right and that is with a yacht charter.
As the Cinque Terre have this unique history and amazing beauty, the villages attract tourists all year around. With limited access only by boat and train, if you choose the latter, you can expect delayed and overcrowded journeys.
Why put yourself through all that stress when you can enjoy a relaxing and luxurious yacht charter vacation. You can sail around the Italian Riviera in the comfort of your own yacht, with a private diner, a glass of Italian wine (maybe the famous Cinque Terre wine known as Sciacchetra) and the best views you can ever imagine of the sandy cliffs and colourful setting of the five costal lands. Instead of rushing through the crowded streets or waiting on busy platforms to catch the next train, you get your own sea view and admire the Cinque Terre without all the hustle and noise.
Exploring the Italian coastline by yacht is a memorable experience, and Cinque Terre is certainly one of the most picturesque destinations you can ever imagine. When you visit the Cinque Terre on a yacht charter, you are not only exploring these wonderful places, but you get a better view and a better experience – because the five lands are best seen from the Mediterranean Sea on a luxurious yacht.
Most importantly, you want to ensure that your yacht matches the beauty of the Cinque Terre and has everything you need to make this vacation an unforgettable experience. So why not explore the Italian coastline in ultimate luxury by chartering a yacht from Bespoke Yacht Charter? You can find out more about it at www.bespokeyachtcharter.com