The Via dell'Amore (Lovers' Lane) is a well-paved coastal path linking Manarola with Riomaggiore (1km/0.6mi). Studded with picnic areas and stone beaches embedded in the cliffside, it affords stunning ocean views. At either end, steps lead up from the train station to the path - checkpoints along the way ensure no one sneaks by without a valid trail pass.
Western Redcedars (Thuja plicata) … are among North America’s largest trees. They can reach diameters of ft m) and heights of ft m), though they are still typically only one-third the volume of Giant Sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum).