Visit the National Park by Train and Boat
Duration 12h : 45m
20 participants maximum
• Visit 3 of the 5 villages: Manarola, Monterosso and Vernazza
• Visit Portovenere
• Free time to take a swim in the sea
• Limoncino ligure tasting
You will spend an unforgettable day discovering the most impressive Ligurian landscapes. In this area, which has been declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, earth and sea blend and create a unique landscape.
The area consists of kilometres of rocky coasts with caves, beaches, hiking paths and breathtaking views.
First you will reach Manarola, a tiny urban jewel characterized by Genoese style ‘case-torri’. Then you will move to Vernazza, overlooked by the remains of a Medieval castle with a cylindrical tower and after you will reach Monterosso, known as the ‘pearl of Cinque Terre’. This ancient fishing village with lovely beaches and lush vegetation covering the rocks will certainly enchant you.
After lunch you will have the chance to taste the local ‘Limoncino ligure’ in a quaint wine shop. In the afternoon you will have free time for a swim or a walk around the village.
From Monterosso to Portovenere you will enjoy a stunning 1 hour boat crossing with incredible views of the villages. Once you are in Portovenere enjoy some free time in this elegant and popular touristic destination where nature and human architecture are perfectly balanced.
* WINTER SEASON: From November 2nd to March 31st due to the absence of the boat service the itinerary would be guaranteed anyway with trains and bus.
Available Every day
• Lunch in a traditional seaside restaurant in Monterosso: € 20,00 per person (50% discount for children)
A vegetarian menu is available upon request for the optional lunch.
The itinerary may be changed due to acts of force majeure, such us strikes, bad weather etc.
Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs.
During low season (from November 16 to March 14): English and Spanish are always guaranteed without minimum numbers on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Italian, French, Portuguese, German, Russian, Chinese and Japanese available every Mondays and Saturdays with a minimum of 4 passengers.
In case that the minimum is not met the tour would be guaranteed in English.
The tour includes:
Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning
Expert multilingual escorts
Ferry boat and train tickets**
* Please note that frrom November 16th the pickup won’t be available
**Please note that during winter season (November 2nd to March 31st) due to the absence of the boat service the itinerary would be guaranteed with trains and bus).
The tour does not include:
Lunch in a traditional Restaurant in Monterosso
Photos of this tour
Tour meeting point
Stazione di Santa Maria Novella (in front of the pharmacy with the green cross) 50123 Firenze, Italia
Meeting point: Florence, inside Santa Maria Novella train station, in front of the pharmacy with the green cross
Departure time: 07:15 am (check in closes 15min before departure) *
Return point: Florence, Santa Maria Novella train station
Return time: around 08:00 pm
** Please note that from November 16th the tour will depart at 7:00 am.