Due to its unique suggestive location, Camping Smeraldo is from always the favorite destination for the ones who wish to make underwater excursions in an area between the two marine reserves of Portofino and the Cinque Terre.
The camping Smeraldo puts at disposal to diving enthusiastics a charging service for scuba tanks and from its beach guests can leave by boats to discover a natural heritage one of the most beautiful in Italy. In addition the Diving Center Punta Rospo in Moneglia (www.puntarospo.com) provides vehicles and equipments, as well as the possibility to follow diving courses.
The camping don’t forget also the sport fishing enthusiastics and all the ones who want sailing to discover the Ligurian coast.
The camping Smeraldo is a perfect starting point for rubber boat trips along the coast, as evidenced by the article published in the journal “Il Gommone” back in October 1985.
Extremely panoramic, it enables to visit the small villages on LEMME and Monterosso dating back to before the 12th century as well as the Our Lady from Montenero Sanctuary restored in the last century.
Across the vineyards – where not only lanes are to be found but also cable ways and modern monorails – an important cross – roads linking 5 Terre to the Golfo dei Poeti (the Poets' Gulf) can be reached.
Of urban, architectural and naturalistic interest. It offers the possibility of a visit to the 5 Terre agricultural consortium cellar; the path continues towards Casella in the Vara Valley.Lenght: Time: Difficulty: Levels:
It features panoramic views with frequent contrasts between bush and vineyards.Lenght: Time: Difficulty: Levels:
It offers impressing views on Vernazza and the rest of Cinque Terre, as well as on a landscape characterised by strong contrasts between the sings of large landslides and the intensive construction of terraces on the part of man.Lenght: Time: Difficulty: Levels:
It is the most classic excursion in the Cinque Terre. It allows to visit the five seafaring villages and to walk through the coastal environment within a "frame" characterised by the blue of the sea and the sky, and the bright colours of the bush. It is possible to stop in picnic areas outside the centre or to enjoy delicious dishes and excellent wines in the villages, where a visit is a must.
It is possible to shorten the walk by train or boat or to continue on other transversal paths. The part between Riomaggiore and Manarola is a wonderful walk on the sea waves known as La Via dell' Amore (Love's way).
Short walk mainly of cultural and religious interest with paved parts in the middle of the wood.
Short climb in the bush and pine-wood, with large panoramic views and interesting historical remains (ruins of S. Antonio's church and the 11th century Cenoby) as well as special environmental features.