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From Florence: Cinque Terre Villages Full-Day Tour

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From Florence: Cinque Terre Villages Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: CAF Tour & Travel
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Walk from village to village along the cliffs of Cinque Terre and be enchanted by carefully cultivated terraces and pastel-colored houses that seem to hover between the sky and the sea.

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Duration 12 - 12.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish

Experience

Itinerary
8.5 - 9 hours
  • Florence

  • 2.3 hours
  • Manarola (free time)

  • 5 minutes
  • Vernazza (free time)

  • 5 minutes
  • Monterosso al Mare (free time)

  • 45 minutes
  • Riomaggiore (free time)

  • 5 minutes
  • La Spezia

  • Florence

Meeting point
Main stop
Transfer stop
Highlights
  • Visit the picturesque fishing villages of Cinque Terre
  • Marvel at the spectacular Mediterranean coastline
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch, served in a restaurant with views of the hills and the sea (depending on option selected)
  • Admire the brightly-colored fishermen’s houses during a boat ride across Cinque Terre Bay
Full description
Explore the villages of Cinque Terre on a full-day excursion from Florence, and experience the best aspects of this protected World Heritage Site as you walk along the ancient trails that connect the picturesque villages. Cinque Terre comprises a stretch of rugged, unspoiled coast along the Italian Riviera. Its name derives from the fact that it is a grouping of 5 picturesque fishing villages: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso. It has been well preserved because of its isolation and continues to be protected by its UNESCO status and its status as an Italian national park. Led by your knowledgeable guide, you’ll walk the spectacular coastline. Visit the Cinque Terre village of Manarola and continue with a lovely boat journey (weather permitting) to Monterosso, renowned for its beautiful beach and small craftsmen’s shops. After a short train ride, stop in Vernazza, one of the prettiest of all, for free time to sit in one of the cheerful bars and cafés.  Take the train again to Riomaggiore to enjoy free time for a refreshing swim in the Mediterranean or shopping into some of the picturesque shops. Enjoy a delicious local lunch served here in a typical restaurant with a perfect view of the sea and the hills declining down to the rocky coves (if option selected). From Riomaggiore, a train ride returns you to La Spezia, concluding the Cinque Terre visit, before returning to Florence by bus. Please note that the order of the visits may change.
Includes
  • Multilingual assistance at the Florence meeting point
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi on board
  • Licensed Tour escort for the entire trip
  • Boat Trip across the Cinque Terre Bay (weather permitting)
  • Typical light lunch with drinks (if option selected)
  • Transport by local train between the villages
  • The Cinque Terre National Park trekking pass
  • 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
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Piazzale Montelungo (Montelungo Square), at the end of the ramp connecting with the train station. An assistant will be waiting for you wearing blue clothing with the local partner's logo. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • A minimum number of participants is required to confirm the tour. If the minimum is not reached, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.8 /5

based on 34 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    3.8/5
  • Value for money
    3.7/5
  • Safety
    4.2/5

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On April 11, 2022, our family of 13, took a day tour of Cinque Terre through GetYourGuide. The bus driver, Raphaelo, and two guides, Tabitha and Marta were superb as they went above and beyond to make this excursion most memorable. Their knowledge of this Italian community and their attentiveness to our needs were outstanding. My wife lost her passport/other identification sometime during the tour. When notified, the guides quickly contacted authorities and others who could assist. Needless to say, we were devastated by this loss and the what the consequences could be. As we were to board the bus to return, our tour guides were able to find the documents, thus relieving our anxiety. In my opinion, they went above and beyond their responsibilities to make this a most enjoyable day.

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April 21, 2022

Visited 4 out of 5 villages. The boat tour was canceled due to the waves. We had enough time to visit each time. The guide Alfonso was really nice and was good at explaining. He was organized and paid attention to the group. The driver Raoul drove safely and carefully. The Zour was nice, but in no way comparable to the beauty of Amalfi. We hadn't booked the meal. But should have been good. Much offered for a Sisflug.

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October 8, 2020

Great experience

Visiting four of the five Cinque Terre villages from Florence was a long day but well worth it. I think we had just enough time in each of the villages. Instructions for the meeting points were very clear. The boat trip from Monterosso to Riomaggiore was definitely the highlight. Being able to recognise the villages we had just visited from the sea was a highlight for me.

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October 14, 2019

Product ID: 28848