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.
Get ready to spend an unfogettable day in this stunning corner of the Italian Riviera where lie the Cinque Terre, the five villages famous for its candy-colored houses, cristalline seaside, rocky coasts with caves, beaches, hiking paths and breathtaking views. Moreover you'll get the chance to visit Portovenere a hidden gem that dominates the Gulf of the Poets. Depart early in the morning from Florence and reach with our comfortable bus the Ligurian riviera. First you'll have some free time to visit  Manarola a village surrounded by terraced hills, full of vineyards used for the production of its famous white wine: Sciacchetrà. Here, you can take perfect postcard-photos from the rocky harbor that will give you fantastic panoramic views. Then your trip continues direction Vernazza one of the most colorful and prettiest villagges where in the square that overlooks the seaside you can admire the unique Saint Margharet church and the remains of a Medieval castle that if you wish you can climb it. From the top, you'll certainly fall in love with its stunning views all over the Gulf. After you'll head into Monterosso the biggest village of Cinque Terre which is divided in two parts: the old and the new side. Upon arrival those of you who ave chosen to add the lunch option will taste a typical Ligurian lunch (detailed menu can be found below) and after can enjoy some free time to visit the historical center of Monterosso with narrow roads and local artisanal shop or you con spend some time at the beach and take a swim in this cristalline seaside.  Later in the afternoon  with a stunning boat ride you'll reach Portovenere an elegant destination where nature and human architecture are perfectly balanced. With the boat ride you'll see all the five villages of Cinque Terre from a seaside perspective. After the free time in Portovenere you'll enjoy another boat ride to La Spezia, the main city of this paradise corne, where the bus will be waiting for you and you'll start the ride back to Florence where the tour will end.  

What’s included

  • Travel by coach or minivan with air-conditioning
  • Expert multilingual escorts
  • Train and boat tickets**
  • 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 (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and dropoff

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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