by boat & trains
This guided tour incorporates the use of public transportation (local trains and boats) to allow for exploration of the small villages within the Park, a World Heritage site since 1997.
Cinque Terre literally refers to the "five lands" or villages linked by an ancient Roman road, all of which were isolated until the construction of the local railway.
A delicious seafood lunch, accompanied by a DOCG white wine, in a local seaside trattoria refuels you for the afternoon activities.
Meet in La Spezia or Florence Train Station.
Visit of Riomaggiore / Manarola / Vernazza & Monterosso according train schedule.
Lunch in one of the villages. * if you wish to seat at a Restaurants has to be booked and organize by your guide!
Wine Tasting in Monterosso.
Boat ride or train ( depending on sea wheather conditions !) from Riomaggiore to La Spezia with a stop in Portovenere .
PS: in case of inclement weather, the tour can be adjusted by the guide.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Port of La Spezia.
This tour can also depart directly from Florence. Ask for more details !
End location: La Spezia
Duration: 8 hours
trains, boats, feet
Licensed Expert Environmental Guide for the whole trip (my service).
Planning all arrangements: day route, lunch reservation and transportations.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
120 EURO - Transportation ( round trip boat ride, train tickets), water, lunch, wine testing
€ 30 per person / fix menu Lunch organized in advance by your guide - on Request !
€ 25 approx Wine Testing
€ 3 per person/ Water bottle
€ 35 per person / Round trip boat transportation from La Spezia (or €26 one way )
€ 20 approximately, per person / Cinque Terre trail and rail pass
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and drive.