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Michael

by mcfadzen Online Now Jun 18, 2006 at 7:39 AM

My wife and I will be traveling Europe for 3 weeks and plan on staying in Cinque Terre for 4 days at Corniglia. My question is: is it reasonable to haul our luggage to our room (up the 377 steps) We are in our 50s and in good shape. Or is there a way to get to Corniglia without going up the steps.

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    RE: Michael

    by dnwitte Online Now Jun 18, 2006 at 9:02 AM

    I have climbed those stairs, and there really are quite a lot of them. With luggage wouldn't be fun, but that's where the train stops, so there you are. Alternatively, you might consider taking a taxi from a neighboring town, say Monterosso, because that would at least be able to get you up to the edge of town, if not all the way to your door.

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    RE: Michael

    by RicardoBA Online Now Jun 18, 2006 at 10:24 AM

    Hi,
    There is a shuttle bus at the train station which will take you up to the town,so don't worry about your luggage.
    Cheers!!!

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    RE: RE: Michael

    by dnwitte Online Now Jun 18, 2006 at 11:23 AM

    Is that new?

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    RE: RE: Michael

    by rubbersoul75 Online Now Jun 18, 2006 at 11:35 AM

    Yes- the shuttle bus will get you up there from the station, and it is (usually) timed with the arrival of the trains.

    (just curious, what is the subject Michael for??)

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    RE: RE: Michael

    by RicardoBA Online Now Jun 18, 2006 at 11:52 AM

    The shuttle buses are usually included in the price of your CT daily pass.

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