Visit Corniglia during your stay in Liguria, Italy.
Cinque Terre, La Spezia
Enjoy the breathtaking view of Cinque Terre and the coast
Corniglia, being the central-most village in Cinque Terre, does not lie directly at the sea. It lies on a hill. This village with its colourful painted houses lies surrounded by vineyards.
Form the village you can have a breathtaking view of the coast, the sea and the surrounding villages. Undertake long walks and hikes through the beautiful natural scenery and surrounding areas, and also visit the other four localities in Cinque Terre.
Within a few minutes you are also at sea and can enjoy the refreshing water.
Corniglia is one of the five villages of Cinque Terre. In the Old Stone Age there was already the first evidence of human settlement. Also archaeological findings from the bronze period show, that Cinque Terre was already at that time an inhabited area. Roman settlers occupied Corniglia. Corniglia and Cinque Terre belong to the UNESCO world heritage since 1997.
Corniglia belongs to the Cinque Terre municipality and is a locality in the La Spezia province which lies in the Liguria region. In the vicinity of Corniglia there are several other villages like: Vernazza (7.1 km), Manarola (12.1 km) and San Bernardino (3.9 km). From Genoa take the A12/E80 towards Strada Statale 566/SS566 near Brugnato. Take the exit to Brugnato-Borghetto V. from the A12/E80, then the Strada Statale 1 Aurelia di La Spezia, from da Strada Provinciale 38/SP38 and SP51 towards Via Stazione a Vernazza.