Frequently asked questions

What time can we arrive?

In high season you can check in from 13 to 18.

In different times or during the winter months you can self check in.

Where can we leave our luggage before checking in and after checking out?

If the house is not ready yet or after checking out you can leave your luggage at the reception.

Are there bars, restaurants, shops, ATMs, pharmacies, petrol stations in Corniglia?

In Corniglia there are numerous bars, restaurants, wine bars, pizzerias and sandwich shops with take-away service. In the village there are markets, shops selling typical products of the Cinque Terre and souvenirs. There is a post office and a cash dispenser. In Via alla Stazione there is a pharmaceutical dispensary. The commercial activities are all open in high season. In mid and low season they may be closed. In high season it is recommended to book restaurants. There are no petrol stations in the Cinque Terre. The nearest are in La Spezia and Levanto.

Where to go to the beach?

In Corniglia, the closest place to go to the beach is the picturesque cliff La Marina, reachable from the center of town by a beautiful staircase overlooking the sea, five minutes to go down and ten to go back up. The sea is immediately deep and its colors will remain impressed in your heart. Do not forget to bring your mask for an unforgettable swim. La Marina is not equipped and there are no bars. The nearest equipped beaches are located in Monterosso.

How do we get from one country to another during our stay?

The fastest way to move between the Cinque Terre is by train. From April to October, every 15 minutes (during the daytime) you can take a regional train or the Cinque Terre Express. From one station to another the trip takes about five minutes. It is not recommended to use the car to move from one village to another. It is difficult to find parking and the journey is much longer than by train. Riomaggiore, Manarola, Vernazza and Monterosso can also be reached by boat.

How do you get to the trails?

From Corniglia it is possible to follow the path along the sea up to Vernazza and the high path towards Manarola and Riomaggiore.

it is possible to buy the Cinque Terre Card, valid for one or more days at your choice, in the information offices of the Cinque Terre National Park.

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