Cinque Terre Wine Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

258829


Categories

Shore Excursion, Local Experience, Food and Wine, First Time Visitor

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Children are welcome to join the winery tours. Legal drinking age in Italy is 18.

Friendly: Yes.
must be able to get in and out of the van

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

French (advanced), German (conversational), English (fluent), Italian (fluent), Swedish (advanced), Russian (fluent)

Shore excursion


A splendid day in exclusive locations away from the crowds - this tour is a real treat! After a late morning start, we transfer to the ridge above Cinque Terre to savor and learn about great local wines (three varieties of the Cinque Terre white wine and the heavenly Sciacchetrà). Views of all the five villages from here are amazing! We trade lunch for the visit of the famous marble quarries in Carrara (we go inside the marble mountain on a guided tour by local marble specialist) and learn the secrets of delicious local lard. The crown of the day awaits us in the foothills: a spectacular private wine estate with premium wines and owners for whom wine is the highest passion. Here, we savor their two best whites and one red, accompanied by delicious local treats and home-made jams, unique cheeses from the area, hams, rose and herb essences, local olive oil, and much more. Perfumes, flavors, and beauty indulge our senses. La dolce vita in every detail come true.

Itinerary

11AM: meet at the port of La Spezia and transfer to a winery above the Cinque Terre
Noon: visit the local wine producer, wine tasting, enjoy the views
1PM: transfer to Carrara marble quarries, visit of the quarries
3PM: visit of a private wine estate, private wine tasting (selection of their best wines) and savoring of local foods
6PM: back in the port of la Spezia

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: La Spezia port, cruise arrival terminal
NB: this tour can also start from Florence, Pisa, Lucca and Livorno

End location: La Spezia port, cruise departures terminal
NB: this tour can also end in Flornece, Pisa, Lucca and Livorno

Duration: 7 hours

For a shorter 6-hour day, the marble quarries can be omitted. For a more relaxed pace (more time for wine tasting), the day can be prolonged to 8 hours.

Transportation

Private a/c Mecedes van with professional driver, two rows three seats each, comfortable in four. Minibus with 16 seats (comfortable in 10) is available - please ask for a quote.

What’s Included

Other: Customizable tour according to your schedule, transportation by private a/c Mercedes van with professional driver, wine tasting and lunch arrangements, tour time with your guide.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

60 Euro - wine tastings €50/person, visit of marble quarries €10/person

What’s Extra

Other: wine tastings €50/person, visit of marble quarries €10/person

Restrictions

I am a licensed guide, not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car with driver. My Florence license is for English, Italian, Russian and French languages only.

Private tour guide Anna

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