• Duration: 12,5 hours
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Description

A full-day excursion to discover one of the most charming places in Italy, an authentic earthly paradise suspended between land and sea, the Cinque Terre National Park. You will leave Florence very early in the morning, in a comfortable bus and pampered by the attention of your expert tour leader, which will be dedicated to you all day.

The first stop will be Manarola, a charming town that will make you fall in love with its pastel-colored houses facing the Ligurian Sea. This is where the trekking route will begin, which will allow you to fully enjoy the beauty of nature that characterizes this fascinating region. 

You will have the sea on one side and on the other vineyards cultivated by locals. The views you will admire along the way will remain in your memory for a long time. 

Once you reach the top, you will begin the descent to Corniglia, located 100 meters above sea level, it is the only of the five villages that has no direct access to the sea. 

This stage will allow you to recharge your batteries to enjoy the rest of the day to the fullest, but not before exploring the narrow streets and small squares of this place that has a timeless beauty

After a brief train ride, you will arrive at Vernazza, a fascinating town located in a bay characterized by a small port where you can see some fishing boats. 

The last stop on this fantastic sea and nature day will be Riomaggiore, a fascinating village characterized by cliffs that sink into the cobalt sea and colorful houses one on top of the other. 

You will return to Florence late in the afternoon enjoying the memories of this lovely day, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Itinerary

Manarola

Manarola is one of the cutest villages of the 5 Terre National Card, characterized by pastel colored tiny houses and a quaint small port facind the Ligurian Sea

Cinque Terre Trails

A 3 hour hiking trail connecting Manarola to Corniglia. Follow your expert tour leader and explore these fascinating paths among vineyards, cobalt blue sea and imposing cliffs.

Borgo Storico di Corniglia

Located 100 meters above sea level, Corniglia is the only of the five villages that has no direct access to the sea, Explore the narrow streets and small squares of this place that has a timeless beauty.

Vernazza

Vernazza, a fascinating village located in a bay characterized by a small port where you can still admire fishing boats. The colors of the sea surrounding it will take your breath away!

Riomaggiore

Riomaggiore, a fascinating village characterized by cliffs that sink into the cobalt sea and colorful houses one on top of the other.

Stazione La Spezia Centrale

The final destination of your tour, from where you will board again the bus to come back to Florence!

What's included

  • Journey by fully-fitted GT Coach
  • Expert multilingual tour leader
  • Free time in Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Riomaggiore
  • Three hours of trekking experience from Manarola to Corniglia
  • Cinque Terre Card, the daily pass that allows you to travel by train from one village to another

What's excluded

  • Guided tour of the villages
  • Entrance to churches or monuments

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Weather-appropriate clothes.
  • Money for personal expenses.
  • Anything that might be useful to you.

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • Not recommended for people with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for people with heart conditions
  • Keep in mind that the trails to hike are hard but not impossible. Since the beauty of the area lies in its nature, you won’t find handrails or safety rails even when the steps formed by the rocks of the mountain are inclined or when the path is near to the edge of the cliff. For the above mentioned reasons, this tour is not suitable for kids under 8 years old
  • Please note that once you make the reservation, you have to send an email with the names, surnames, and date of birth of each of the participants of the tour. This information is necessary for the issuance of train tickets
  • We recommend wearing comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes for walking
  • Consider that the maximum height during the trekking is 1000 ft and the climb is very steep
  • ​In case the original itinerary cannot be carried out due to major causes such as weather and/or road conditions, CiaoFlorence can modify the itinerary with alternative solutions by train
  • The order of visits may change

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 2 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • ATV OR QUAD TOUR
  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR
  • HIKING
  • NATURE

Guided Language

  • English
  • Español

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