From La Spezia: Cinque Terre Private Guided Tour

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From La Spezia: Cinque Terre Private Guided Tour

From $594.73 per group up to 10

Explore the colorful fishing villages and dramatic coastline of Cinque Terre on a private tour from La Spezia. Ride the famous Cinque Terre Express to the enchanting villages of your choice.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the fishing villages of Cinque Terre with a private guide
  • Learn the history of the cliffside villages, from the early Middle Ages
  • Benefit from a flexible itinerary and choose which of the villages to visit
  • Ride the Cinque Terre Express train along the coast of Liguria
Full description
Depart La Spezia and journey through the beautiful countryside of Liguria to explore the 5 fishing villages of Cinque Terre at your own pace. Benefit from a flexible itinerary to see the sites that you prefer aboard the Cinque Terre Express train. Marvel at the jumble of colored houses built on cliffs that line the Ligurian coast. Dating back to the early Middle Ages, the villages are now free of traffic to protect their cultural and historical integrity. The oldest, Monterosso, was founded in 643 AD, whilst Riomaggiore was established in the 8th century by Greek settlers fleeing persecution in Byzantium. Choose which of the villages you would like to visit, including Vernazza, Corniglia and Manarola. Much of what remains today dates from the late High Middle Ages. Discover ancient castles, parish churches and much more at your leisure.
Includes
  • Private tour
  • Guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance to museums, churches and palaces
  • Cinque Terre Express train ticket
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Participants

Date

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide next to the cigarette store on platform 1 (the little store marked with a big "T" sign) at Stazione La Spezia Centrale, La Spezia.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour does not include the ticket for the Cinque Terre Express or entrance fees to sites with an entrance charge. Your guide can help you purchase tickets on the day
  • This tour will take place even in the event of rain. If the rain is exceptionally heavy, the tour may be cancelled and you will be given a full refund
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    5/5
  • Service
    4.8/5
  • Organization
    4.5/5
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Sandra was pleasant & knew the area well. Didn't learn about history.

This was a small private tour for our family of seven. The guide was easy to talk to and pleasant to spend six hours with. She knew Cinque Terre well and helped us get around to see many beautiful sites. We did not hear all that much about the history of the area (just some of the "high points"), and since we were a small group we did not use earphones/transmitter and so not all of our group heard what was said. Be aware that you may be told it is "customary" to buy the guide's train ticket (and possibly other tickets or meals) throughout the day.

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June 24, 2019

Our guide was great full of information!

October 7, 2018

Phenomenal Guide in Spanish (Barbara)

July 11, 2018

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