GETAWAY FOR A DAY: CINQUE TERRE EXCURSION FROM FLORENCE BY TRAIN

Day Trips & Excursions in Florence

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Five colorful villages embedded among the rocks like pearls embedded in a jewel, Italy.Admire and know the story of 5 Terre: Monterosso, with its double face, the old and the new city; Vernazza, a truly spectacular town with the little cliff side town with its hooked harbor, its church steeple and its red roofs; Manarola, the most charming and romantic of the Cinque Terre villages and Riomaggiore, the most southern village of the Cinque Terre.
Roundtrip train from Florence to La Spezia Monolingual Expert tour leader- Visit 4 of the 5 lands: Monterosso, Vernazza, Manarola and Riomaggiore. 5 Terre card  Ferry boat Meet your tour leader in Florence at Campo di Marte train station and jump on a train to La Spezia. During the trip, the tour leader will give us all information about history and curiosities of any of the 5 villages.Arrived at La Spezia we will take the local train to Monterosso, where, on our free time, we will have the opportunity to see the double face of this fishing village (the old and the new city) and where we can relax on the beach before taking the train to Vernazza. Here we will appreciate this truly spectacular town, from this perspective we will admire a little cliff side town with its hooked harbour, its church steeple and red roofs, and the sparkling waters of the sea in the background. There you’ll take the ferry to Corniglia, located in the middle of the Cinque Terre, 100 meters above sea level. Arrive by boat to Manarola, built on a high rock, 70 metres above sea level, one of the most charming and romantic of the Cinque Terre villages. The tiny harbour features a boat ramp, picturesque colourful houses facing the sea, a tiny piazza with seafood restaurants and cafés. Then you’ll take the train towards the last stop, Riomaggiore, the most southern village of the Cinque Terre. At the end of the tour, let’s board again the high-speed train back to Florence.

What’s included

  • Roundtrip train tickets from Florence to La Spezia.
  • Expert tour leader
  • 5 Terre card and ferry boat ticke

What’s not included

  • Hotel pick-up/drop off 
  • Food/beverages 
  • Gratuities
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