GUVANO BEACH IN CORNIGLIA
Corniglia is the only one of the Cinque Terre that does not have direct access to the sea. Paradoxically it hosts perhaps the most famous beach: the beach of Guvano, known for nudists and in the seventies for hippies.
Located in an enchanting bay between Vernazza and Corniglia, it is nowadays difficult to reach due to the poor condition of the pedestrian path that connects it to the Sentiero Azzurro to Vernazza and for the closure in 2016 of the tunnel of the disused nineteenth-century Genoa-La railway. The only way to get there is by boat. The beach is made up of sand and stones and retains all its suggestive power.
There are two other accessible beaches in Corniglia are the “Spiaggione” and the Marina. The first one is located near the train station, turning right and crossing the abandoned shacks of the Europa Village (be careful). The second is located under the village, reachable by a staircase from the town center.