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Cinque Terre Photo Hiking Tour in the Italian Riviera

Photo Hiking Tour Italian Riviera
Photo Hiking Tour Italian Riviera
Photo Hiking Tour Italian Riviera
Photo Hiking Tour Italian Riviera

The beautiful Cinque Terre trails await you on this spectacular 3-day hiking and photo tour that will allow you to explore and snap beautiful day and nightime pictures of the unforgettable landscapes ahead.

3 Days

Jan - Apr, Nov, Dec




* Combine hiking and photography on a unique program in a UNESCO world heritage site.

* Explore the beautiful vineyard terraces and sea views of Cinque Terre and photograph the ones you most enjoy.

* Spend time in different light settings including dusk, dawn, day and night, in an unforgettable location.

* Taste delicious Italian cuisine.


This 3-day tour in Cinque Terre will take you to explore and discover the mountains and seascapes of Liguria. You will enjoy stunning views of  Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, and Vernazza seaside villages, as well as passing through beautiful natural areas that will take your breath away.

Over the course of our tour, you will enjoy short hikes that will take you to both the emblematic and secret spots of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Cinque Terre. You will have the chance to photograph your surroundings in different light settings, and also to enjoy the Italian culture and cuisine.

This tour is intended for hiking enthusiasts with some knowledge of photography. Physically, it is not demanding, however, you will need to have some technical know-how and photographic equipment for the expressive side of the adventure. Of course, you will be professionally guided along the way.

If you would like to join an amazing adventure in Cinque Terre, then send a message, and let's plan this together! You can find a detailed itinerary and other technical specifications below.

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Transport during the trip

- Personal insurance

Price details


Assistance from professional photographer

Nikon NPS

Accompaniment of a mid-mountain guide

Organization and assistance in the preparation of the program

Bed and breakfast in Hotel ***

CinqueTerre Card / Train transfers

Access to the Cinqueterre National Park.

Transfers by train

Common safety and rescue equipment



Transfers to and from meeting place. Possible shuttle transfer from Vidor to Malga Crocefisso. (approx. € 4 round trip, € 2 with Fassa Guest Card)

Overnight stay and half board in the refuge (€ 65 in a room with 8 seats shared with other participants, € 75 in a double room – limited number).

Midday lunches, extra.

Photographic equipment, clothing and trekking equipment


Day 1: Riomaggiore

We'll meet at Riomaggiore at 9:30 a.m., from there we'll transfer by train to Manarola and then Volastra by bus. We'll visit the vineyards and terraces in Volastra and hike from Volastra to Corniglia. Along one of the most scenic and beautiful trails of the Cinque Terre. (200m ascent, 530m descent – 3 hours excluding photo breaks). You'll be able to take photos in Corniglia at night. We'll return to Riomaggiore, have dinner and spend the night there.

Day 2: Manarola - Vernazza

We'll wake up early and transfer by train to Manarola to photograph the twilight (6:30 am). We'll have breakfast there and visit the alleys. Then, we'll transfer to Corniglia by train where we'll have a walking excursion along the Guvano panoramic path up to Vernazza. We'll have lunch there and visit the alleys. You'll be able to take photos during sunset in Vernazza from a panoramic point. We'll have dinner and finally, return by train to Riomaggiore.

Day 3: Riomaggiore

We'll have a photography session at dawn/dusk in Riomaggiore. Then, we'll have breakfast and post-production and photo-editing at the hotel. Lunch in Riomaggiore. Activities end at 14:00.


Equipment you will need to bring

Course suitable for owners of reflex or mirror-less cameras with at least one wide-angle or normal lens. Tripod Recommended, but not mandatory, a kit from 24mm to 200m, filters. (evaluate the weight of the backpack well). Mountain clothing, hiking boots. Required sheet bag.

About the guide

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Mountain Leader

I'm a Mountain Leader based in Italy. I love mountains, landscapes and nature. I live in Val di Fiemme known for the violin forest.
I started working in mountains in 1997 as a photographer and journalist.

In 2002 I've founded TrekkingFotografici (Photo trekking) with other guides.

I'm working together with Luca, Cesare, UIAGM guides, and Tarci UIMLA guide.

If you are a passionate hiking lover and photographer please get in touch.
It will be my pleasure to guide you and spend together unique experiences in Italy


Spanish | English | Italian | French



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