CINQUE TERRE TOUR AND SHORE EXCURSIONS FROM LIVORNO PORT OR LA SPEZIA Cinque Terre is part of the Liguria Region of Italy west of the city of La spezia so ideal also when arriving via cruise to visit this region , there are 5 lands ( islands ) the villages are Monterosso , VernazzaManorola and Corniglia and also Rio Maggiore. It's amazing Coast line and the hillsides that surround the area and its National Park area a natural habitat for vegetation and wildlife , Also Cinque Terre is a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE site. The area in all these years has kept its charm as you will not find the large commercial houses buildings but carefully architectured houses villas, to arrive in each village of the Cinque terre there are trains and Boats and is visited every year by many Italians and worldwide Visitors.
A brief History about the area which dates back to the 11 Century it was under Military rule ( the Republic Of Genova ) Genova is the famous port City of Liguria . During the 16th Century the area was attacked by the Turks , the citizens to fight and defend themselves built defense towers and thanks to the Military of La spezia the people managed to keep themselves safe . In the 19th Century everything changes a decline which caused great poverty and many people left the area because the railway was built between Genova and la Spezia so the people left to escape their isolation.
Only in the 1970's we see the renovation of the Cinque Terre and now is a rich resource for the area.