Cinque Terre Full-Day Tour from Florence or Siena

Cinque Terre Full-Day Tour from Florence or Siena

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Discover one of the most dramatic landscapes of the Ligurian Coast on a 12-hour tour of Cinque Terre from Florence or Siena. Travel along 5 miles of rocky coast on 2 promontories to visit small towns of characterful houses nestled among cliffs and creeks.

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Duration 12 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the most scenic stretch of the Ligurian Coast on a tour of Cinque Terre
  • Explore the 5 small villages and hamlets by boat and train
  • Enjoy a seafood lunch in a cliff-side restaurant in Monterosso
  • Taste the sweet lemon based limoncino liquor in a typical wine shop
  • Get panoramic views from Corniglia, the only inland Cinque Terre village
Full description
Spend the day exploring the unforgettable Ligurian Coast of Cinque Terre, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997 for its cultural and scenic values. Discover a place where the earth and sea fuse to create a unique landscape. Following a pick-up from your accommodation in Florence or Siena, transfer across the Tuscan hills for Liguria. Upon arrival on the Italian Riviera, marvel at an 11-mile (18-kilometer) stretch of beaches, coves and cliff paths. Start your Cinque Terre tour in the tiny village of Manarola, built in the Genoese case torri (fortress) style. Continue to Vernazza, overlooked by the ruins of a castle and a cylindrical tower from the 11th century. Stroll through the 13th-century village of Riomaggiore, the most southerly of the Cinque Terre, especially noted for its wine and walking paths. Go to Corniglia, the only Cinque Terre village not connected to the sea. Marvel at the scenic views from its cliff-top setting. Finally, go to the “Pearl of Cinque Terre,” the stunning village of Monterosso, an ancient fishing village with beautiful beaches and rich vegetation on its rock face. Sit down to a delicious 3-course fish lunch in a cliff-side restaurant with a beautiful view of the bay. Seal your Cinque Terre experience with a tasting of the sweet limoncino liquor in a wine shop in the town center. Then, unwind for the rest of the afternoon, swimming in the sea, or exploring the town at leisure.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned car or minivan
  • English-speaking driver/escort (other languages available on request)
  • Free tour of Manarola, Corniglia, Riomaggiore, Monterosso and Vernazza
  • Limoncino tasting
  • Motor vessel and train tickets
  • Lunch in a traditional seaside restaurant
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • 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
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative rapid test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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    The driver was not trained in tourist tour

    The French-speaking driver Marco was nice but had NEVER done the Cinque Terre circuit for clients (his job is only a driver). The pick-up at our hotel was compliant then he dropped us off at "La Spézia" station asking us to buy our train tickets: surprised I told him that the train and boat tickets were included in the service ! he didn't know about it: he paid for them out of his pocket. Everything was like this during the day: no information on the circuit, no indication of what to see, where to find a nice table, or even where to take the boat (which meant we had to pay for a water taxi out of our pocket. ). Well of course, we did not taste Limoncello as planned (I think he was not aware?). I am very unhappy because apart from the car service our Cinque Terre tour was far from a private excursion. I paid 770 euros for a taxi: I always have them across my throat.

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    April 24, 2016

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    Product ID: 49838