Cinque Terre Day Trip from Florence

Day Trips & Excursions in Florence

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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.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Borgo Storico di Manarola, Manarola, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaYou’ll first reach Manarola, a tiny urban jewel characterized by Genoese style ‘case-torri’. Enjoy some free time in this unique village of Cinque TerreDuration: 1 hourPass By: Via dell'Amore, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaAdmire the "love road" that connect Riomaggiore to Manarola. Unfortunately is closed but you can still see the main entrance while taking a relaxing walk in there. Pass By: Chiesa di San Lorenzo, Manarola, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaTake a look at the beautiful church of Manarola and its panoramic view as its located uphill. Stop At: Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaLocated in the main square with a beautiful view over the seaside, this is the main church of Vernazza dedicated to Saint Margaret the saint protector of the village. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Castello Doria, Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaDuring your free time decide to climb this ancient fortress that will give you an unforgettable view over the Cinque Terre. Do not forget to bring your camera with youDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Vernazza, Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaThen 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.Duration: 1 hourPass By: Church of San Francesco - Capuchin Friars Monastery, Monterosso al Mare, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaIf you wish to avoid the tourist places go up to this beautiful church that dominates the Cinque Terre and offers beautiful views.Just be prepared to climb as it is pretty uphill. Stop At: Borgo Antico, Monterosso al Mare, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaDuring your free time in Monterosso you can opt to take a swim or to visit the ancient center with local shops and colored houses. We suggest you to do both.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Spiaggia di Fegina, Monterosso al Mare, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaEnjoy some free time on the main beach in Monterosso. Fall in love with its crystalline water and weather permitting have a swim.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Il Gigante, Monterosso al Mare, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaFree time in this unique village of Cinque Terre Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Monumento a San Francesco d'Assisi, Monterosso al Mare, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaLocated uphill close to a monastery you can admire a statue dedicated to San Francis of Assisi. This place will give you a unique panorama over the riviera. Just be prepared to climb some steps as the monument is uphill.Duration: 10 minutesPass By: Oratorio della Confraternita dei Neri Mortis et Orationis, Monterosso al Mare, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaThis Church is located in the historical center of Monterosso and has a beautiful baroque style facade Stop At: San Pietro Church, Porto Venere, Italian Riviera, LiguriaAdmire the stunning San Pietro in Portovenere that faces the Gulf of the Poet. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Portovenere, Porto Venere, Italian Riviera, LiguriaFree time in this beautiful village with unforgettable sceneriesDuration: 1 hourPass By: Porta del Borgo, Porto Venere, Italian Riviera, LiguriaThis is an ancient gate to the villagePass By: Santuario della Madonna Bianca (Chiesa di San Lorenzo), Porto Venere, Italian Riviera, LiguriaA simple but beautiful church located in Portovenere Stop At: Castello Doria, Porto Venere, Italian Riviera, LiguriaIf you wish to have a beautiful view than you might be interested in climbing this castle. Duration: 10 minutesPass By: Portido Marina, Porto Venere, Italian Riviera, LiguriaThat's the beautiful, tiny port of Portovenere surrounded by colored houses. Definitely it deserves a visit. Pass By: Le Scalinate - La Spezia, La Spezia, Province of La Spezia, LiguriaHere at the end of the day take our bus that will be waiting for you and go back to Florence

What’s included

  • Travel by coach or minivan with air-conditioning
  • Expert multilingual escorts
  • Stunning ferry boat to reach Portovenere with unique views
  • Typical ligurian lunch (only if option selected)
  • From November 1st to March 31st the boat service won't be available so the itinerary will be guaranteed with trains.

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and dropoff
  • Entry/Admission - Castello Doria
  • Entry/Admission - Castello Doria

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
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