Private Shore Excursion With English Speaking Driver
Cinque Terre are 5 small pictoresque villages clung on the cliff in the Liguria region, which borders Tuscany to the north. You will visit a couple of the villages, situated in a beautuful marine natural park, with breathtaking seascapes, in different ways: on foot walking along the famous "Path of Love"; or by boat, in a kind of minicruise, or by train.
You will taste the famous wine Sciacchetrà made here with grape farmed on steep terraced slopes, along with others typical local produce as citrus marmelade, anchiovies, honey etc.
We will then go to Portofino, one of the most famous italian seaside luxury resort, a beautiful tiny village set in a small bay, with its luxury boutiques and villas.
From Portofino is possible to visit the fascinating San Fruttuoso Abbey, a religious complex that dates back to 10th century, later property of a whealty genovese family that use the abbey as a burial place.
It is possible to arrive there only by boat or walking on a rough trail.
From La Spezia to Le Cinque Terre, about 30 min; we will spend about 3 hrs there visiting 2 or 3 hamlets out of 5.
Drive to Portofino about 1. 3 hrs; we will see the hamlet, about 1 hr.
We board the boat to sail to San Fruttuoso, we will spend 30 min there. 30 min back to Pportofino
Drive back to the port 1. 3 hrs
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At the ship, showing a sign with your name on it
End location: At the ship
Duration: 10 hours
Mercedes 9 seater a/c minivan
- Transportation with a Mercedes 9 seater minivan
- English speaking driver, that although is not a licensed guide can deliver a commentary on the places you are going to visit.
- The driver upon request can be with you all the tour long, or give you maps, tips,train and ferry schedules and meet you at the ending point
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 euros - lunch, boat and train tickets
Train or boat fares, Via Dell'Amore admission fee, meals
I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside historical monuments or museums.
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Leonardo was a great tour guide. I would 100% recommend him!!