From Levanto to Monterosso, 2 to 3 hours
(Beautiful path along the coast overlooking the sea)

From Monterosso to Riomaggiore, 5 to 6 hours
(Sentiero Azzurro along the coast overlooking the sea)

From Monterosso to Vernazza, 2 hours
Rough narrow trail, steep at times. Beautiful views of Vernazza.

From Vernazza to Corniglia, 2 hours
The greenest hike of the coast, steep at times.

From Corniglia to Manarola, 45 minutes
A broad and scenic low trail past a beach.

From Manarola to Riomaggiore, 30 minutes
The famous Via dell'Amore, paved trail cut into the cliff.

Riomaggiore down the headland to Portovenere, approx. 8 hours

Have a look at some steeper, more adventurous routes at 'Footpaths of the Cinque Terre', by the Tourist Association Cinque Terre

Levanto has some of Italian biggest lefts. Levanto's big bay offers several peaks and is partly protected on the south side. It takes a big S/W swell to make it pump. Holds up to 8-10 ft especially in the middle of the bay where big left tubes and nice rights make it worth the drive from the Versilia area. Seldom crowded, clean water.
The best months are March to May or September to November when the waves are more regular and the water is still warm.

For more information about surfing in Levanto check


Mountain Biking in LevantoThe area of Levanto and adjacent Cinqueterre is an perfect place for mountainbikers of all levels. A very well made map with different mountianbike-routes in Liguria is available from the Touristoffice (Piazza Mazzini - Tel./Fax 0187 808125)

For a map of itinaries near Levanto and the Cinqueterre click here.You can also rent a mountainbike for 20.- € from:

North Shore 
Via Garibaldi 63
19015 Levanto
Tel 0187 80 25 11


There are various excellent dive-spots around Levanto and the Cinqueterre. The area between Levanto and Monterosso has been declared a Marine Park since 1998.
Diving Center Cartura
has been offering fundives and courses since 1995 for the following agencies:
Fias, Nase, Padi, SSI. Equippment rental and tank filling is also possible.Diving Center Liscadipesce (PADI)
Levanto (SP)
Cell: 348-738.7859

Bed & Breakfast "Le Conchiglie" - Corso Italia 33/35 - 19015 Levanto (SP) - Italia
Tel: +39 0187 871498 | +39 338 447 3540 | +39 339 812 1750 Fax: +39 0187 871498
P.IVA. 0144200118
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"In Levanto, doorway to the Five Lands, only a few steps from the beach"

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