Siena to Cinque Terre and Portovenere Full-Day Trip with Guide

Day Trips & Excursions in Siena

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Explore the Ligurian coast on a full-day tour of Portovenere and the Cinque Terre from Siena. See a small corner of paradise, traveling along the villages suspended on steep cliffs overlooking the sea. Enjoy a boat ride (weather permitting), limoncino tasting, and free time in Portovenere, Manarola, Vernazza, and Monterosso along the way. Transportation by coach and train is included.
Meet our staff in Siena and on a minivan you’ll reach Florence where you’ll join your group to Cinque Terre. 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 and create a unique landscape. The area consists of kilometers of rocky coasts with caves, beaches, hiking paths and breathtaking views.First you will reach Manarola, a tiny urban jewel characterized by Genoese style ‘case-torri’ and fall in love with its colorful houses and incredible views. Then with a train you will move to Vernazza, this unique place that still  preserves the remains of a Medieval castle with a cylindrical tower that if you wish you can climb, from the top the view is simply amazing! After with another train ride 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.  After lunch you will have free time for a swim or a walk around the village.  In the afternoon from Monterosso to Portovenere you will enjoy a stunning 1 hour boat crossing with incredible views of the villages. Once arrived in Portovenere have some free time in this elegant and popular touristic destination where nature and human architecture are perfectly balanced. Wander in its narrow roads, discover all the hidden corners or relax in a local cafe. Afterwords with the last boat ride you'll reach La Spezia where the bus will be waiting for you. Enjoy then a pleasant and relaxing ride back to Florence and upon arrival a minivan will take you back to Siena.

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Boat ride (weather permitting)
  • Limoncino ligure tasting
  • Free time in Manarola, Vernazza and Monterosso
  • Free time in Portovenere
  • Lunch (only if option selected)

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Led by a local guide