One Day excursion to Cinque Terre and Portovenere from the main cities of Tuscany
Discover the amazing coast of Liguria with this exclusive tour of Cinque Terre from Tuscany. Explore the outstanding paths and admire the panoramas of the Cinque Terre villages. You will visit Manarola, Vernazza,and Monterosso. You will have the chance to visit Portovenere as well!
- Explore in one day the astonishing Cinque Terre, which has been declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO
- Visits to some of the villages of the coast, where earth and sea blend create a unique landscape
- Discover the amazing locations and rich heritage of Manarola, Vernazza, Monterosso and Portovenere
- Take a swim in the deep blue water of the Mediterranean Sea and enjoy a boat ride (wheather conditions permitting)
- Be amazed by the scenic panoramas of Liguria, where nature and human architecture are perfectly balanced!
Get ready to explore one of the most amazing and unforgettable destinations in Italy and even the whole world, with this tour of the Cinque Terre and Portovenere from the main cities of Tuscany! This tour departs from Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Montecatini and there is also the possibility to request it from Pisa and Lucca.
Discover the magnificent Cinque Terre area, famous all over the world
The Cinque Terre area on the coast of Liguria has become famous in the whole world for its unique and wild beauty. The magnificent old villages perched on the rocky coasts look trapped between the mountains and sea, forming a picturesque panorama that has granted Cinque Terre the title of UNESCO world heritage site.
Explore the alleys and take amazing photos in Manarola, Vernazza and Monterosso
This unbelievable tour of Cinque Terre from Tuscany will make you fall in love with the destination and never forget it. You will have the chance to eXPerience the Cinque Terre and its 18 kilometers of coast, both by train and by boat. First, you will reach Manarola, a beautiful, coloured village in the Cinque Terre. Then you will move to Vernazza, famous for the castle ruins and medieval tower that overlooks the village from above. There, you will be free to visit the village and enjoy some free time. After, you will reach the incredible Monterosso, known as "the pearl of Cinque Terre", ann ancient fishing village with amazing beaches. There, you will be able to swim in the blue, crystalline water of the Mediterranean Sea. Monterosso is an old fishing village and features small idyllic beaches. If you want you can have an incredible lunch with fish-based menu, in a restaurant over the cliffs and overlooking the bay. The lunch is not included and can be purchased on the day of the tour.
Enjoy a boat ride and visit the beautiful Portovenere
The villages, small beaches and caves are just part of the heritage of this region. After a boat ride (weather conditions permitting), you will cross to Portovenere, declared UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its natural beauties and its architectural complexe, such as the impressive parish church of San Lorenzo, the Sanctuary of the Madonna and the White Church of San Pietro, in Genoese gothic style.
There, you will have some free time to explore the city and take incredible photos before taking another boat (weather conditions permitting) to reach La Spezia, where the bus will be waiting for you.
Other ways to visit the Cinque Terre
- Departing from Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Montecatini, Lucca or Pisa
- Travel by GT coach or minivan
- Expert multilingual tour leader
- Free time in Portovenere, Vernazza, Manarola, Monterosso
- Ferry boat (weather conditions permitting) and train tickets*
*Please note that during winter season (November 2nd to March 31st), due to the absence of the boat service, the itinerary would be guaranteed with trains and bus.
- Lunch (optional 20€ per person)
- Tips (optional)
- Pick-up and drop-off at hotel
This tour starts from:
- San Gimignano (Poggibonsi);
- Lucca (ON REQUEST);
- Pisa (ON REQUEST).
During the booking process remember to choose the appropriate meeting time for your starting point.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
Duration and price of the tour depends on the departure city. This tour departs from Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Montecatini and, on request, from Pisa and Lucca.
In case of bad weather, it may not be possible to take the ferry boat and itinerary may change (even in case of railway strikes). NO refund will be issued.
The itinerary may change for logistical and technical reasons.
Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs. This tour is NOT wheelchair accessible.
Until March 31st due to the absence of the boat service the itinerary would be guaranteed anyway with trains and bus. The itinerary will slightly vary, and you will visit Vernazza before Monterosso. The tour in Italian, French, Portuguese, Chinese and Japanese available with a minimum of 4 passengers.