Cinque Terre

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Cin·que Ter·re

 (chēng′kwĕ tĕr′rĕ)
A group of five villages (Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore) of northwest Italy on the Ligurian Sea southeast of Genoa. Built into the sheer rocky coast, they are famed for their rugged scenery.
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In Italy, he visted Siena, Arezzo, Lucca, Rome, Bologna, Pisa and the Cinque Terra. And in Florence, he was invited to teach for the Washington Community College Consortium for Study Abroad.
Le Cinque Terra, a collection of European casual upholstery, incorporates sun-kissed colors of pinks and corals with sea-inspired blues and greens set atop crackled, antique finishes.
Walking Italy's Tuscan Hills and Cinque Terra. June 12-26, Starting from Pisa, home of the historic leaning tower, in the first week we'll explore the Cinque Terra, a newly discovered gem of Italy, staying in pensions and hiking to the five villages built on seacliffs and in steep ravines.