Florence: Cinque Terre Small-Group Day Trip

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Experience a unique day tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Cinque Terre from Florence. Visit the charming villages of Vernazza, Monterosso, and Manarola.


  • Explore the towns of Manarola, Monterosso and Vernazza
  • Discover the world famous Cinque Terre National Park
  • Travel from Manarola to Monterosso on a shared panoramic boat


Discover the Cinque Terre on a day trip from Florence and explore the picturesque villages of Vernazza, Monterosso and Manarola. The early departure is to guarantee a better experience in an area that year after year has seen a growing number of visitors . Leaving early will allow us to beat the crowds and enjoy an overall more rewarding experience.Travel from Manarola to Monterosso on a panoramic boat, enjoy free time in Vernazza and get breathtaking views of the coast. After driving through Tuscany into Liguria, stop in the first Cinque Terre village of Manarola. Take in panoramic views of the surroundings with spectacular photo opportunities. Explore the narrow alleys and pretty pastel squares that epitomize the beauty of the area, and perhaps sample some renowned local wine at a cozy wine bar (own expense). After your visit to Manarola, meet your tour escort at a prearranged time for your shared boat ride to Monterosso . While on the boat, ogle the dramatic coastline from the water, framed against the hills. Stop at the Village of Monterosso and enjoy free time in this picturesque village - In summer months do not forget your swimsuit! Next reach the village of Vernazza by coastal train , with a large open harbor, castle, and church. Take advantage of free time to walk around and have a relaxing lunch (own expense) at one of the open-air restaurants, or take a stroll through the back streets. After a rewarding and memorable day in the Cinque Terre, make your way back to Florence .


Mercedes minivan English-speaking driver Ticket for a shared boat ride Ticket for a coastal train ride

Important Information

  • At least 5 fully paying people are required for this activity to take place. The maximum group size is 8 people per van. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please inform the local partner if an infant seat is required. All passengers pay the same rate irrespectively from their age. Public boats operate subject to weather conditions and along the Cinque Terre until about the 3rd week of October. When boats are not operative transfer between towns will be by train or by minivan. Boats do not operate in bad weather conditions and when the sea is rough. Transfers between towns is by local coastal train or by minivan.

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