THE BEST OF CINQUE TERRE & PORTOVENERE

From EUR 95

Explore the breathtaking Ligurian coast on a tour of Portovenere and the Cinque Terre, a small corner of paradise subdivided into five villages suspended on steep cliffs overlooking the sea; a unique landscape, where vegetation and lush vineyards frame a spectacular scenery. Visit three of the five villages.

 

You will spend an unforgettable day discovering the most impressive Ligurian landscapes. In this area, which has been declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, earth and sea blend created a unique landscape. The area consists of kilometres of rocky coasts with caves, beaches, hiking paths and breathtaking views. Meet our staff in Florence where the tour will begin. You’ll first reach Manarola a tiny urban jewel characterized by Genoese style ‘case-torri’. Then you will move to Vernazza a village overlooked by the remains of a Medieval castle with a cylindrical tower, in which you can enjoy some free time. After you will reach Monterosso, known as the ‘pearl of Cinque Terre’. This ancient fishing village with lovely beaches and lush vegetation covering the rocks will certainly enchant you. Here you’ll also get the chance to take a swim as this is the biggest village and count with a perfect sandy beach and crystalline water. After you’ll enjoy a 1h boat crossing to Portovenere in which you’ll have the opportunity to see unique views and the villages from a seaside perspective, perfect to take unique photos! Once in Portovenere you have free time to visit this elegant and popular touristic destination where nature and human architecture are perfectly balanced. Then take another boat to reach the city of La Spezia where the bus will be waiting for you. Enjoy a pleasant ride back to Florence where the tour will end.


DAYS 

  • Every day in summer season 
  • Monday- Thursday and Saturday from 16th november to 6 January 

 


LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian (Saturday min 4 persons) 

DEPARTURE

  • 7.00 am

MEETING POINT

  • Stazione Leopolda: Viale Fratelli Rosselli at the corner with Via Elio Gabbuggiani - in front of Bar Julia la Chorrillana

CHECK IN

  • 15 minutes before

DURATION

  • 13,45 h

DISCOUNT

  • Children under 2 years of age free of charge.
  • Children between 3 and 12 years old, 50% discount.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • An unforgettable whole day devoted to the discovery of one of the most enchanting landscapes in the world, 5 villages hanging between sea and land, a paradise that has been declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco
  • An expert and knowledgeable tour leader, who will assist you during the whole trip
  • An amazing 40 minutes boat ride, admire the colourful villages from a different and fascinating perspective!

INCLUSIONS

• Travel by GT coach or minivan from Florence to Cinque Terre
• Expert multilingual tour leader
• Limoncino ligure tasting
• Ferry boat and train tickets (only train in winter season)
• Free time in Portovenere ,Manarola , Monterosso and Vernazza

 

 


NOTES

  • Comfortable shoes suggested as well as a swimsuit
  • Please note that the given order of the visits may change
  • We regret to inform that this tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility
  • At the moment the “Path of Love” is closed and the reopening depends on local authorities. If it still won’t be accessible during high season, a longer route in boat will be offer as financial compensation and the given order of the visits may change. Please note that due to bad weather it may not be possible to use the boat

Additional Information

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Stazione Leopolda: Viale Fratelli Rosselli at the corner with Via Elio Gabbuggiani - in front of Bar Julia la Chorrillana
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Route

  1. Firenze
  2. Vernazza
  3. Monterosso al Mare
  4. Manarola
  5. Riomaggiore