Cinqueterre Private Guided Tour ~ 1 Day
- Private services
- Full day tour from Florence
- Walking & sightseeing Cinqueterre
- Tour Code: WTHCT20
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Morning departure from Florence to Venus’s Port (approx 2 hours). Riomaggiore; The birth of the village, according to tradition, dates to the 8th Century. The village has an urban layout made up of a series of footpaths which follow the outline of the land. These steep footpaths allow direct access to the upper floors of some of the houses, the oldest of which are tower-like and built vertically in parallel clusters. Overlooking the village is the parish church of Saint John the Baptist, ‘San Giovanni Battista’, built in 1340 by the Bishop of Luni.
Enjoy a walk of about 4 km’s – The Lover’s Path and reach Manarola, for its incredible landscape. It is easy to reach, just left of Rio Maggiore’s station square, you find the start of this beautiful footpath.
Continue to Vernazza, follow a path with breathtaking views winding along Mediterranean groves and partly deserted fields and vineyards, reaches its peak on the route leading to Vernazza. This village founded around the 1st Century, in time acquired
deep-rooted maritime traditions.
By boat you can reach Monterosso al mare, this village is protected by hills covered with vineyards and olive groves and is surrounded by vegetation. Its beautiful beaches, steep rugged cliffs and crystal-clear waters make this one of the most charming resorts on the Ligurian Riviera of the east. The medieval tower “Aurora”, located on the hills of the Cappuccini, separates the ancient part of the village from the modern part. In the church of Saint Francis “San Francesco” works of great importance such as the Crucifixion, believed by many to have been painted by Van Dyck, are preserved. Here many restaurants offer the chance to try the local Ligurian dishes (ex° pasta al pesto) accompanied with the famous Cinque Terre wine (Vermentino). Here would be the ideal spot to enjoy a seafood light lunch in a typical restaurant and taste the specialties of this incredible place.
- Private vehicle, English speaking driver and official guide
- walking tour
- tolls, parking
- luggage handling
- water on board
- Flights, Tips & Gratuities, City Tax (paid locally)
- Items & expenses of a personal nature, and any items not mentioned in the “ Includes”.
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Optional Additional On Request:
- Lunch in a typical trattoria
- Ferry boat / train ticket
Rates are per person in CAD ($) and indicative of Euro price, subject to change. Minimum 2 passengers.
All rates and hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply.