Join the only tour that takes you to the Cinque Terre on a one-day hiking trip from Florence. Hiking is the only way to truly experience the magic of the Cinque Terre. Take a break from the bustle of the city and hike this UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. It's a unique and memorable experience, exploring the only unspoilt survivor of the genuine Italian Riviera.
Excellent value for money
Led by your knowledgeable guide you will trek scenic trails and wander through vineyards and olive groves, over stone walls and along a spectacular coastline. This tour includes coach transportation, rail and boat travel between villages, entry in to Cinque Terre National Park and a delicious lunch.
The Cinque Terre takes its name from the five picturesque fishing villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. Each town has a distinct character, but all share alleys, arches and steep stone steps, best explored on foot. An idyllic snapshot of old-world Italy, the villages are surrounded by sunny beaches, narrow lanes lined with shops and stalls, brightly colored fishing boats, seaside promenades and sleepy piazzas.
The ancient trails are rough but manageable. Be prepared for the hiking – although the path is open to everyone, remember that the ground can be slippery, uneven, and in places steep and narrow. The charm of the area is that it is natural and unspoilt, so do not expect hand rails or safety rails when steps are steep or when the path is close to the edge.
with my wife, enjoying the last stop Riomaggiore of the Cinque Terre Hiking Day Trip
Photo by: Lee
The stick ladies
The walking sticks were a bonus, great for hiking like this. Joked about selling them but glad we kept.
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Having fun at Cinque Terre
Us on the dock of the bay
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Our tour guides Stefano and Sandra
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Wine tasting in Riomaggiore, ...
Amazing wine tasting included in the tour.
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Cinque Terre Hiking Trip
Vacationers enjoying the Sun
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Great Picture - Cinque Terre, ...
My friend and I striking a pose.
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Cinque Terre July 2010
Cinque Terre tour through Viator
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View of one of the towns of Cinque Terre
Photo by: Graciella Cremonini
The villages were amazing.
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Hiking in Cinque Terre
Surrounded by flowers!
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Hiking from Corniglia to ...
Hiking from Corniglia to Vernazza
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Gabe and Sheila Mcbride on the Cinque Terre Day Hike,
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We made it through the hike and got to dip our feet in the Mediterranean. Make sure to grab a take-away beer or wine ...
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View from Lunch
this is the view from the cute restaurant where we ate lunch. Great location, amazing views, and delicious good. ...
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Amazing Pesto Pasta lunch
They served an amazing lunch full of all different kinds of fresh seafood and a pesto pasta dish. I don't eat seafood ...
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Slushies halfway through the ...
This is the view from a cute little spot halfway through the hike. You can see the starting point is that town on the ...
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Father and son
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Tour commences at Santa Maria Novella station.
8:00am (arrive strictly at 7:45am)
12 hours 30 minutes
Returns to original departure point at approximately 8:30pm
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Cinque Terre Hiking Day Trip from Florence
40-minute boat ride (weather permitting)
Rail travel between villages, where necessary
Transport by air-conditioned coachnch)
Entry into Cinque Terre National Park
Food and drinks, unless specified
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
Suitable walking shoes required – no flip-flops. Suggestions: walking boots or sneakers, closed toe shoes with non-slip soles.
If you want to swim during free time, please remember to bring your own towel and swimwear.
On rare occasions the boat ride will stop operating due to bad weather or strong winds. It is beyond our control so no refunds or discounts will be issued.
A large amount of walking is involved. You must be of average fitness and be able to keep up with the rest of the group.
Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking difficulties, below average fitness, or young children.
Minimum age is 12 years.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local Operator Information:
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. 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.
This hiking day trip was the absolute highlight of our trip to Italy. Originally we were going to attempt to do Cinque Terre on our own but not having ever been before we decided it would be a good idea for our inaugural trip to go with people who know what they're doing and I'm SO glad that we did. Our tour guides were awesome - personable, knowledgeable and entertaining. We were a large group so I was pretty impressed with their ability to keep us all organized. The day itself - transportation, bathroom stops no small feat in Italy!, lunch - which was wonderful! -- was very well organized. I so enjoyed not having to worry about anything but just having FUN! We didn't have quite as much time as I would have liked in each village but I understand why not - this is a big venture to do all 5 villages in one day and I was quite exhausted by the end of the day. I feel like we got our money's worth and more. It was certainly nice to be able to just sleep on the bus on the way back to Florence. Good job!!!
Reviewed by: Wai Fong, Hong Kong,
It is an excellent trip, with a five star tour guide who was so funny and enthusiastic, who also took good care of us. Excellent arrangement, good hiking trail, sufficient free time to wander around the towns, good time management, all in all, safe and enjoyable trip thanks to the driver...! If I were to pick on one thing which displeased me would be the lunch - it seems a bit lean..., otherwise, it would be perfect!