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From Florence: Private and Group Cinque Terre Full Day Tour (With Lunch)

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13 hours

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From 07:00

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Group 1+

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From Florence: Private and Group Cinque Terre Full Day Tour (With Lunch)

What you'll do

Discover the stunning coastline of South Liguria, near the charming city of La Spezia. Our guided tour takes you through the heart of the Cinque Terre towns - Manarola, Monterosso, Riomaggiore, and Vernazza. This unforgettable journey includes private bus transportation along with train and ferry boat tickets as well as a stop off at a local restaurant for an authentic lunch. Travel comfortably with our guided tour. The Cinque Terre, with its unique landscapes perched on cliffs by the sea, can be challenging to navigate independently. With numerous activities to do in Cinque Terre, a dedicated guide can help you experience the best the region has to offer. Whether it's finding the most romantic trails or the most picturesque views, we will ensure you take home lasting memories.

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  • Enchanting Coastal Villages: Cinque Terre comprises five charming villages – Manarola, Riomaggiore, Vernazza, Monterosso al Mare, and Corniglia. Each village has its unique character, offering visitors a diverse and picturesque coastal experience

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site: Cinque Terre is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, emphasising its cultural and natural significance. The preservation of these historic villages and their landscapes adds to the allure of the destination

  • Stunning Scenery: The rugged coastline, vineyards, olive groves, and colourful cliffside houses create breathtaking and iconic scenery. Cinque Terre is a haven for nature lovers and photographers

  • Guided Exploration: Guided tours provide in-depth knowledge about the history, architecture, and traditions of each village. Local guides enhance the visitor experience by sharing fascinating stories and insights

  • Cultural and Historical Richness: Explore medieval churches, fortresses, and historical sites within the villages. Cinque Terre is not only a visual delight but also a treasure trove of cultural and historical gems

  • Via dell’Amore (Path of Love): The famous pathway connecting Riomaggiore and Manarola is known as the Via dell’Amore. It's a romantic trail with stunning coastal views, making it a highlight for couples and hikers

  • Culinary Delights: Indulge in local seafood, pesto, and other traditional Ligurian dishes. Culinary experiences are an integral part of Cinque Terre tours, offering a taste of the region's gastronomic delights

  • Relaxing Seaside Atmosphere: The laid-back, seaside atmosphere of the villages provides a relaxing contrast to bustling city life. Visitors can unwind, enjoy coastal walks, and take in the tranquillity of the Ligurian Sea

  • Unforgettable Sunsets: Cinque Terre offers stunning sunset views over the Mediterranean Sea. Sunset experiences are often included in tours, providing a magical end to the day

  • Group & Private Options: This allows guides to cater to individual interests and preferences

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    Duration: Approximately 11-12 hours
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    Start Time Private Tour: Between 7 AM and 8 AM
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    Group Size Private Tour: 1-8 people
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    Meeting Point Private Tour: Includes hotel pick-up/drop-off
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    9:30 AM Manarola - Seaside Charm and Olive Groves
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    Begin your journey in Manarola, a coastal gem surrounded by lush olive groves. Marvel at the unique 'case-torri' (house-towers) with pastel colours, perched on a rock by the sea. Discover the art and history of Manarola, by visiting San Rocco Hospital, the Oratorio dei Disciplinati, and the Gothic Church of San Lorenzo
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    11:30 AM Riomaggiore - Fishing Heritage and Via dell’Amore
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    Explore Riomaggiore, founded by fishermen, and admire its double-entrance houses and natural port. Stroll through the narrow caruggi, understanding the town's history of escaping pirates through back doors. Visit the castle on Cerricò hill and the church of San Giovanni Battista, the starting point of the famous Via dell’Amore
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    2 PM Vernazza - Medieval Charms and Maritime Traditions
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    Lose yourself in the true colours of Cinque Terre in Vernazza, with its medieval alleys and vibrant case-torri. Experience the unique atmosphere while maintaining the maritime traditions of fishing and sailing. Explore the Doria Castle, a historical fortress protecting the village from pirate raids
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    4:30 PM Monterosso al Mare - The Pearl by the Sea
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    Visit Monterosso al Mare, the pearl of Cinque Terre, known for its comfortable sandy beaches.Discover the seaside charm, including the Spiaggia del Gigante with the statue of Neptune by Francesco Levacher.Explore Monterosso Castle and the Parish Church of San Giovanni Battista, offering breathtaking views from the Cappuccini hill
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    Return to Florence, enriched with insights and memories of the enchanting landscapes and historic towns.
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    End Time: Between 7 PM and 9 PM
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    Please note: The itinerary may vary slightly depending on the size of your group and the location of your hotel.

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What's Included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Expert multilingual tour leader

  • Free time to take a swim in the sea

  • Free tour in Manarola , Monterosso, Riomaggiore and Vernazza

  • Unlimited train rides to move between the villages in the Cinque Terre National Park

  • All Fees and Taxes

  • Typical Ligurian Lunch in a traditional seaside restaurant in Monterosso

  • From November 1st to March 31st the boat service is not available so the itinerary will be guaranteed with a train ride

Please note inclusion vary slightly between private and group tours.

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What's not included

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Unfortunately, this tour is unable to accommodate wheelchair users

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Meeting Points

The meeting point is Piazza della Stazione (Piazza della Stazione, FI Firenze, Toscana, 50123) at 7 am.

Kindly ensure you are punctual and reach the meeting point 10-15 minutes prior to the departure time.

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  • In the case of bad weather or rough sea, the boat between Monterosso and Riomaggiore will not operate. In this case, the boat will be replaced by a train route

  • Please be advised that it's not a private tour but it's a group tour, and the mode of transportation is selected based on the number of participants. We prioritize our guests' comfort and aim to ensure that everyone has a great time. Our vehicles are equipped with air conditioning to ensure a comfortable ride, regardless of the weather.

  • Please note that the boat ride will be available from April 1st until October 31st

  • Comfortable shoes are recommended

  • Please be advised that reservations made less than 12 hours prior to tour departure cannot be guaranteed. To ensure you receive all necessary communications and updates regarding your tour, it is crucial that you provide an email address and an active phone number that you check regularly at the time of booking. We use these details to send important updates and notifications about your tour, and failure to check your email or answer your phone may result in missing critical information about your tour. In any case, whether your booking is made less or more than 12 hours before the


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Cancellation policy

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.

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