A driver will pick you up in Genoa and take you to visit the five towns of Cinque Terre. It takes only a one hour drive to get there. The first will be Riomaggiore a historic town, dating XIII century, full of vineyards where you can try some delicious local wine. You will go to your next stop, Manarola, passing by Via dell’Amore - the path of love - a street overlooking the sea, that connect the lovers of the two neighbouring towns. Manarola is a lovely town where you can enjoy some leisure time and some shopping. You will have lunch in Vernazza, a fishing village with no car traffic. Then you will go up to Corniglia, the only town of Cinque Terre that is not in direct contact with the sea, but thanks to its terraces you can enjoy spectacular views of the whole coastline. Your last stop will be Monterosso, where you can enjoy a gelato and relax through the streets of this charming town. Finished you tour your driver will take you back to Genoa.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Old Port, Genoa, Italian Riviera, LiguriaYour driver meets you at the lobby of your hotel or at the exit of your ship to start this wonderful day trip discovering Cinque TerreStop At: Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore, Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaAs contrary belief, Riomaggiore is not a fishermen village, yet a farmers village where you can enjoy delicious meat dishes. Riomaggiore is the first of the Cinque Terre and is the Head Quarters od the National Park of Cinque Terre. It is rich of history and is well known for its local wine.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Via dell'Amore, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaVia dell’Amore - the path of love - is a street along the coast that connect the two towns of Riomaggiore and Manarola. It is believed that in the past this street would connect lovers that were divided from the mountains. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Borgo Storico di Manarola, Manarola, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaManarola is the oldest of the Cinque Terre and is unique thanks to its bright coloured houses. Here town festivals are very important, especially August 10th when they celebrate Saint Lawrence, by looking at the shooting stars right upon the sea. Duration: 1 hourPass By: Vernazza, Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaIn Vernazza it will seem as you have leaped in the past, because there is no car traffic and it has remained a true fishermen village. This is where you will enjoy a delicious lunch.Stop At: Borgo Storico di Corniglia, Corniglia, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaCorniglia is the only town that is not in direct contact with the sea, but thanks to its terraces and vineyards you can admire from above to the whole coastline. It is the smallest town of Cinque Terre, it counts only 150 inhabitants. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, Monterosso al Mare, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, LiguriaMonterosso is the biggest in comparison to the other towns. It is divided in old town and new town. In the old town you can admire to the Aurora tower surrounded by antique medieval ruins.Duration: 1 hour