Day trip

From Florence: Cinque Terre Full-Day Trip

From Florence: Cinque Terre Full-Day Trip

Activity provider: City Wonders Ltd.

From US$ 83.67 per person

Explore the rugged Cinque Terre region of the Italian Riveria on this day trip from Florence. Visit the charming villages of Manarola, Riomaggiore, Monterosso, and Vernazza.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration options: 12 - 13 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Italian, German, French, Spanish
Small group available
Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Pets
  • Baby strollers

Know before you go

  • The activity may be operated by a multilingual guide
  • Boat transfers to the different villages only operate when weather permits it
Highlights
  • Discover the Cinque Terre on a day-trip from Florence
  • Explore the ancient fishing villages of Riomaggiore and Monterosso
  • Enjoy free time to explore Manarola and Vernazza at your own pace
  • Spend an unforgettable day on the rocky coast of the Ligurian Sea
  • Take scenic train rides and boat trips offering breathtaking seafront views
Full description

Join an adventure to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Cinque Terre. Explore these 5 secluded villages built onto seaside cliffs, connected to one another only by paths, boats, or trains. Your trip begins early in the morning when you’ll meet your guide in Florence to begin the picturesque drive to the first village. Along the way, your guide will give you a thorough introduction to the region. After you arrive, the rest of the day’s activities are up to you. With the whole day free, it’s up to you as to where you go or how you spend your time. Take a scenic boat or train transfers to the 4 other villages of Riomaggiore, Vernazza, Monterosso al Mare, and Corniglia. Wander the cobblestone streets and marvel at the closely-packed, pastel-colored houses rising up from the coast. Head down to one of the many stunning beaches for white sand and crystal clear waters. Or enjoy a leisurely Italian lunch, overlooking the dramatic cliffs. After a full day hopping between the charming villages, you’ll board the bus for the journey back to Florence.

Includes
  • Live tour guide
  • Transport from meeting point and for activity duration: Bus / coach
  • Drop-off: Bus / coach
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Meet at Piazza dell'Unità Italiana, next to the Obelisk. Piazza dell'Unità Italiana is in front of Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Your guide will be waiting in front of the Obelisk in the middle of the square.

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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.4 /5

    based on 513 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.4/5
    • Transportation
      4.6/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5
    • Safety
      4.6/5

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    It was great to have someone show us each town where to get on and off the trains etc but there wasn’t much history of the area .

    May 6, 2022

    The ladies were wonderful and we had a great experience. However I saw in my checking account that I was double billed for our trip. Please advise. Thanks, Joseph Brady

    April 11, 2022

    During the long bus ride we received no historic information on our Cinque Terre tour at all. Would have been nice to learn a little background history of the area. For our first stop at approx 10am nothing in the town was open beautiful views bUT no shops or restaurants were open. At the end of our tour no directions on how to get back to either our hotel or the train station or a taxi. They should have either a map or taxis available. The actual scenery of the Cinque Terre was beautiful. And it was supposed to be a small group tour of 20 or less, but actually had 46 people. I would hire a private guide next time.

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    November 6, 2021

    Product ID: 395884

    VA ID: 395884