The wooded area around Casa la Brugna is ideal for short or long walks. There are several official trails in the area that are recognizable by the red/white arrows. The local alpine club regularly offers guided hikes, both in the immediate area and beyond. At www.trekkingtaroceno.it you will find the program and contacts.
Do you want adventure, you can descend the Cogena River. From Casa la Brugna is an hour’s walk to the starting point and clambering over rocks and through ravines you are back at home again within three hours.
The Cinque Terre consists of five villages of Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore and are listed as UNESCO World Heritage since 1997. The villages are difficult to reach by car, it is best to take the train. There is a walkway that connects the five villages; the part between Riomaggiore and Manarola is known as the Via dell’Amore. The trail goes through the olive and lemon groves and offers stunning sea views and rugged coastline. If you don’t want to walk you can reach all villages except Corniglia by train or boat.