GETAWAY FOR A DAY: CINQUE TERRE EXCURSION FROM MILAN BY HIGH-SPEED TRAIN

Day Trips & Excursions in Vernazza

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Enjoy the only Cinque Terre day trip, leaving from Milan, with our guided Monolingual Small group tour. You’ll visit Monterosso, Vernazza and Manarola, three of the five beautiful towns of the Cinque Terre. Travelling between the towns by train and by a scenic boat cruise, you will admire the panorama of the 5 Terre Park from the sea and take the most beautiful photos from the center of the colorful villages.
Meet your tour leader at La Spezia Railway Station Reach by local train Monterosso, Vernazza and Riomaggiore Take the ferry from Vernazza to Manarola admiring Corniglia from the sea Explore the maze of alleys and multi-coloured houses and delve in the Romantic Atmosphere of Cinque Terre- Relax in the knowledge that your travel logistics are prearranged Groups are limited to 18 people making sure you receive proper attention Board your speed train to La Spezia (approx: 3 hours). Meet your guide and, by a local train, reach our first stop: Monterosso, the largest of the five coastal villages. Located on hills cultivated with vines and olives, is famous for its amazing beach (the only extensive sand beach in the Cinque Terre), beautiful reefs and the sea’s crystal-clear waters. It is dominated by the ruins of the castle and characterized by typical narrow medieval streets with multi-coloured terraced houses. At the local market you’ll have the chance to taste some of the most delicious typical foods of the Ligurian Riviera. The next stop will be the small fishing village Vernazza, probably the most characteristic of the Cinque Terre, classified as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. There you’ll take a ferry that will give you the chance to admire Corniglia, located in the middle of the Cinque Terre and lays 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 harbor features a boat ramp, picturesque colorful houses facing the sea, a tiny piazza with seafood restaurants and cafés. Afterwards, you’ll take the train to reach the last stop: Riomaggiore, the most southern village of the Cinque Terre. At the end of the tour board your speed train back to Milan.

What’s included

  • Transfers to La Spezia by Train (Frecciabianca)
  • Cinque Terre Card train ticket
  • One way ferry transfer
  • An expert guide from La Spezia

What’s not included

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