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Italian Culture in Milan and Nature trip in Cinque Terre

Fashion, design, luxury, culture, the Mediterranean way of life, tasty food and sparkling wines, so many reasons that made me want to immerse myself for two stays in Italy.

by carolineAbout Me:Hi, I’m Caroline, I’m 29 and I work like a layer in France since five years ago. I travel in South America during six month. read more

EuropeItaly6 days / April 2022

Highs & Lows

There were not many tourists during this period.

It rained a lot during this period.

Itinerary Overview

Italy is known for its good food, its tasty pasta and its inimitable prosecco, so I decided to immerse myself in the Italian cultural life for a few hours. This led me to visit the city of Milan, the world capital of fashion and design in northern Italy. Milan is the metropolis of the Lombardy region in northern Italy. It is also the financial center, seat of the Italian Stock Exchange. I discovered the gothic cathedral of the Duomo of Milan and the convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, which houses the fresco of Leonardo da Vinci, the famous "Last Supper".  Three days were enough for me to determine the contours and discover the character of this city. To discover the wild and natural side of Italy, I chose to go to the west coast to discover the famous Cinque Terre and its impressive cliffs. The five lands designate five municipalities that are located on the coast of the Levantine Riviera. The "Parco Nazionale delle Cinque Terre" (National Park of the 5 Lands) includes the villages of Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. These small villages built on the edge of the cliffs in a vertiginous way and the facades of the very colored buildings finished convincing me by the diversity and the Italian sweetness of life.

  • 4 Nights: La Spezia
    Discovery of the cinque villages perched on the cliffs of the mediterranean coast in the west of Italy
  • 2 Nights: Milan
    Culture trip with parties with friends

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?


  • Anything go wrong during the trip?


  • How was the food?

    Restaurant la torre in vernazza in the five lands during the the sunset, you can have a spectacular vue.

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    Even if there is a metro in madrid, you can visit this town by walking because it is à small town. You can bought youre ticket to take the way to go by feet of a Land of five lands to an other Land in the same time you take your train ticket, it's cheaper.

  • Packing tips?

    Take good shoes to walk in fives lands.

  • Transportation Tips?

    There is a train station in the Downey town so it's easy to go by train when you come from Europe.

  • Any surprises?

    The way to go to a land of the five lands to an other land of the five lands are not free, so you have to pay to walk.

  • Booking details?

    Air bnb in Milan, aparteman Ticinese in Navigli Air bnb in La Spezia, aparteman Chic and Cozy "in Fabio's house"