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From Florence: Cinque Terre 1 Day Guided Trip

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Activity provider: City Wonders Ltd.

From Florence: Cinque Terre 1 Day Guided Trip

Activity provider: City Wonders Ltd.
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Explore the colorful rock side villages of the Ligurian coast on a 13-hour tour of Cinque Terre from Florence. Wander the steep terraces covered in vineyards, see rugged fishermen reeling in their catch, and savor the region’s most famous flavor; pesto.

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Duration 13 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the colorful cliffside villages of the Cinque Terre on land
  • Admire the Poets' Gulf and see why the landscape inspired so many artists
  • Enjoy some time at leisure in Vernazza, Monterosso, Manarola and Riomaggiore
  • Taste delicious street food and famous Ligurian produce
  • Take an optional hike of the Cinque Terre National Park to see it from a different perspective
Full description
Depart Florence early in the morning and transfer to the Ligurian coast by air-conditioned coach. Cross 2 of Italy’s most scenic provinces as pass the rolling hills of Tuscany for Liguria. Upon arrival at Cinque Terre, transfer to the public train and travel up the coast for breathtaking views of the villages. Cruise into Poets’ Gulf, dominated by green hills, clear waters, and vivid villages. Continue through Poets’ Gulf to Vernazza and Riomaggiore, one of the most stunning places on the west coast of Italy. Look at the little fishermen’s boats docked by the beach, and an old castle on the horizon. Enjoy some free time to explore the village on your own. Continue by train to see the Cinque Terre National Park from the sea. Marvel at how man overcame the challenge of nature, creating one-of-a-kind residences with unparalleled views. Stop at Monterosso, the largest town of the Cinque Terre. Enjoy some free time for lunch, and to swim in the sea, or join an optional light hike of the Cinque Terre mainland to enjoy it from a different perspective. Walk past terraced vineyards and ancient olive groves. Then, climb aboard the train to Manarola, where you’ll be dazzled by views of the tiny harbor, full of colorful boats and vibrant natural formations. Once again, take your time to amble around the area on your own and discover this town.
Includes
  • Round-trip transportation by comfortable air-conditioned coach
  • Train tickets
  • Local guide
  • Headsets
  • Free time in Vernazza, Monterosso, Manarola and Riomaggiore
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drink
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet at Piazza dell'Unità Italiana, next to the Obelisk. Piazza dell'Unità Italiana is in front of Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Your guide will be waiting in front of the Obelisk in the middle of the square.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water
  • Biodegradable sunscreen

Know before you go

  • This tour involves a fair amount of walking
  • This tour is unable to accommodate strollers
  • Tours operate with a maximum of 25 participants
  • The itinerary might be adjusted according to weather and transport conditions
  • Government-imposed COVID restrictions for entering countries and venues (e.g. booster shot, negative COVID test, vaccine certificate with a QR code) may change at short notice
  • It is the responsibility of all visitors to ensure they check the official travel advice on the government websites and comply with local requirements. The local partner will not be held responsible for refused access to museums and tourist attractions and no refund will be due
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 81 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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Antonio was our guide and he was excellent! He was helpful and informative. He also guided us on a hike to catch the beautiful views! The tour gave us enough time to explore the towns in cinque terre and to also get wet at the beach. I highly recommend if you are short on time and would love to visit cinque terre!

August 5, 2022

We loved our tour of Cinque Terre with our guide Renata. Friendly, attentive and organized, she made the visit simple and very pleasant. She knows the area very well, which allowed us to make the most of our day. Round trip from Florence to La Spiezza in unparalleled comfort (luxurious, air-conditioned and very comfortable minivan).

July 23, 2022

The tour was very very nice and the different villages were very unique. In addition, our guide (Antonio) was simply fantastic, he even took the time to talk to everyone individually. The only thing to complain about was the division of free time in the respective places. For example, we had an hour each in the last two villages (which was far too long for the size), this time could have been used much better at the 2nd stop (Monterosso).

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July 18, 2022

Product ID: 57210