shore excursion, day trip to ligurian coast
One of the most beautiful coastal area in the world is waiting for you to discover it. UNESCO listed as a World Heritage, for being a wonderful result of a combination of opulent nature and human activities through the centuries. Small picturesque villages nested along the rugged coastline long 15 miles. Riomaggiore is the major town. Main street, with all kind of street food, fruit or souvenir shops are to be discovered. Manarola has a very suggestive little bay in the port where you could enjoy your first swim in the crystal clear sea, jumping from the rocks. After that refreshment we would take the train to Monterosso where you will have available time for a gourmet lunch, following a pleasant walk in the center. On a hot days you may go back to swim on the sand beach. Taking a short boat trip at 5 pm to Vernazza. A short walk, and a drink at the terrace where the locals gather will be a fantastic end of an unforgettable day in Italy. Price is set for 4 person. If more please ask the quotation.
La Spezia, train to Riomaggiore, stay 1 hour, train to Manarola 1 and 1/2 hrs. Train to Monterosso staying 3and 1/2 hrs. Motorboat to Vernazza staying 1 hour. Train back to La Spezia.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Cruise Ship Port, or Train Station La SPezia
End location: Return to the departure point. Or other if requested.
Duration: 9 hours
We will use the public transportation. Trains and motorboats are the most suitable since the roads to get by a car or van to each village are long and steepy.
My services as a local guide. Allround transportation. Tickets for trains and / or boats
Estimated Local Cash Needed
35 euro - Lunch and an aperitivo drink, per person
Food, drinks, souvenirs. Everything not mentioned here or in the customized proposal.
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Sinisa met us as arranged at the port building to start our day exploring the CinqueTerra. We began on a tourist boat to Manarola. We had a delightful day exploring several of the towns by boat. Part of our day was a delicious lunch overlooking the sea. Sinisa was very knowledgeable about life in this area. He is a skilled guide, very able to share his knowledge and adapt to the specific needs of our group. Sinisa answered all of our questions. We would highly recommend him as an excellent guide.