Marvel at the enchanting landscapes of Cinque Terre National Park and its colourful villages
Free time to explore Riomaggiore, Manarola & Monterosso
Free time to swim
Expert and knowledgeable leader to guide you throughout the day
Operates: Daily (March – November)
Duration: 12 hours
Child: €48 (4-12 years) minimum age 4 years
Upgrade Option: Lunch in a typical restaurant in Monterosso – €20 per adult / €10 per child
This tour is not suitable for passengers with wheelchair or mobility issues.
Please note: Path of Love is currently closed and the opening will depend on the local authorities. If this is closed during peak season, we will offer a longer boat ride (subject to weather condition).
This tour is always guaranteed in English and Spanish. Other languages including German, French, Portuguese and Italian are available on selected days. German on Fridays, French on Sundays, Portuguese on Mondays and Italian on Saturdays and Sundays, all require a minimum of 2 passengers. Please select your preferred option when you book.
Meet your guide at Piazzale Montelungo Bus Terminal, next to Santa Maria Novella train station by 6:40am
Journey by coach to our first Cinque Terre stop - Riomaggiore. Admire the houses set into the cliff and enjoy some free time to explore the picturesque cobblestone streets.
Walk along the 'Via dell'Amore' (Path of Love) to reach the charming seaside village of Manarola
Continue the journey to Monterosso where you will have free time to swim or take in the stunning scenery
All aboard the boat to Vernazza, our last fishing village stop before heading back to Florence
Consisting of five wonderfully rugged hillside towns, the Cinque Terre coastline is one of Italy’s most beloved summertime destinations. The brightly coloured homes and businesses cling to the steep cliffs as stunning hiking trails offer incredible countryside scenery and sea views. This special one-day tour will have you experiencing the entire region as we delve into Cinque Terre and go in search of its charming coastal delights.
Led by a professional guide, we’ll leave behind the busy streets of Florence and head straight from the coast not long after the sunrise. Our first stops is the village of Riomaggiore – the furthest southern town that dates back to the 8th century. Weather permitting, we’ll climb aboard a boat and admire its charms from the sea.
Our second stop is the village of Manarola and the lush national park that stretches along the hilltops above. Stepping off your comfortable transport, we’ll walk through the quaint farms and olive groves that dot this section as we eventually arrive in Corniglia. The only town here not built directly on the sea, Corniglia is likely going to be the quietest stop on our trip as many tourists head to the beachfronts further along the coast. Once we disembark, we’ll make our way along the famous Lover’s Lane pathway that leads us to the stunning picturesque scenery of the surrounding building of Cinque Terre.
Next, we’ll take a short stroll to the train station, which runs between all five towns, and take a quick ride to Monterosso. Surrounded by towering hillsides, this town is best known for its great sandy beach that is the largest in Cinque Terre. The narrow Monterosso streets are full of interesting shopping boutiques and cafes where you’ll have the chance to rest and enjoy a cold drink.
The final beautiful town on our jam-packed tour is Vernazza. You’ve likely seen photos of its picturesque harbour before, but there’s also an outstanding square that features numerous restaurants and bars. Once we disembark, we’ll make our way back to our starting point and the end of our fantastic day out.
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Expert multilingual escort
Return coach transport from Florence to the Cinque Terre
Free time to explore Riomaggiore, Manarola, Monterosso and Vernazza
“Via dell Amore” tickets
Please meet the tour at Piazzale Montelungo – Bus Terminal, next to Santa Maria Novella train station. It is mandatory to be at the meeting point by 20 minutes prior to your departure time. You will be given the full instructions once you have completed the booking.