- Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
- Rail Tour
On arrival, visit the delightful village of Portovenere located on the Ligurian Coast in the province of La Spezia, and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes the Cinque Terre. Learn interesting facts about the area and the Cinque Terre’s terraced landscapes, and hear about its five pretty villages, each wedged into rugged cliffs by the Mediterranean Sea.
Board a boat in Portovenere and enjoy a sea trip to Monterosso al Mare, the largest of the Cinque Terre’s ‘five lands’. When you arrive, enjoy free time to explore the village – divided by a pedestrian tunnel into the old town and new town – as you wish. You may want to stroll along the cliff-framed beach, delve into the pretty-as-a-picture squares, and relax over lunch (own expense) at one of the homespun restaurants or cafes.
Afterward, meet back with your guide and board a train to Vernazza, another of the Cinque Terre's beautiful villages.
Step off the train into this gem of a village, with its prettily painted houses flanking a quaint harbor. Enjoy free time to explore as you please: perhaps with a stroll along the Via Roma, the café- and gelateria- (ice-cream parlor) lined cobbled street, a visit to the 14th century church, or a foray into the lovely narrow lanes.
Later, rejoin your guide and enjoy another scenic train ride to the town of La Spezia. Here, hop back on your coach and travel back to Milan, where your trip ends.
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- Professional guide
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Boat trip from Portovenere to Monterosso
- Train trip from Monterosso to Vernazza and on to La Spezia
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- In case of bad weather conditions, the boat might not be able to sail or some of the docks may be not available for landing.
In such occasions, the itinerary will be subject to variations and the cruise may be cancelled or change course
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Marie, United States of America, August 2016
Yes, it's a long day and a long time spent on the bus but you DO have a couple of rest stops for bathrooms and food/coffee. You do not get to walk through all of the 5 towns but the boat ride toward the end of the tour takes you passed all of them. Very beautiful and the food in Monterosso was fantastic! We ate at Ristorante al Pozzo. So good!!
Reviewed by: shahiraiad, August 2016