The Cinque Terre is a rugged portion of the Ligurian Riviera di Levante on the territory of the province of La Spezia between Punta Mesco and Punta di Montenero, in which there are five villages or, as he once said, land, listed here from west to east: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore. They are part of the Ligurian Riviera, and more precisely the stretch of the Riviera di Levante (Riviera and La Spezia).
Since 1997 are part of the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site, with the following motivation: “The eastern Ligurian coast of the Cinque Terre it is an exceptionally valuable cultural landscape which represents the harmonious interaction settled between man and nature to produce a landscape of exceptional quality, which manifests a way of millennial traditional life and continues to play a leading role in the socio-economic life of society. ”

 

DURATION 4 days / 3 nights
THEME Culture, Art City, Nature
Cod. Tour 0117
PACKAGE INCLUDES:
Accomodation in 3 star Hotel All breakfast
English speaking guide Lunch and dinner in hotel or restaurant
PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE
Travelling from and to the start place. Beverages, snack.
Hotel tax unless otherwise mentioned

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Day 1: Versilia area

Arrival in late afternonn  to your hotel in the Versilia area. Dinner and overnight.
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Day 2: Cinque Terre

After breakfast, departure to “La Spezia”. Meeting with the local guide and continuing with bus along the panoramic street which leads to Manarola. You can enjoy the beautiful view:
Military arsenal, gulf and the Alps. After a few kilometers you can reachthe coast of Cinque Terre with its terraces modeled by clay. The steep coastline is nominated by the UNESCO as World Heritage. Trip along the famous walking trail between Manarola and Riomaggiore called “Via dell’Amore” Love’s Trail, known as the “Path of Love”. – Departure by train to Monterosso Lunch in a restaurant .
In the afternoon return by boat to “La Spezia”. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight
3

Day 3: Pisa - Lucca

Departure after breakfast for Pisa and guided visit to the Piazza dei Miracoli, where the city’s most important monuments are situated, including the world-famous Leaning Tower, the Cathedral, a masterpiece of Pisan Romanesque architecture, the Baptistery, the largest in Italy, with excellent acoustics that are demonstrated every half-hour, and the Monumental Cemetery.
Free time and lunch in a restaurant near the Leaning Tower. Guided visit in the afternoon to the splendid city of Lucca, noted for its intact walls around the city centre, with a walk through mediaeval alleys with their wealth of traces from several periods, like the Cathedral, the Piazza dell’Anfiteatro and the Piazza Napoleone.
Return to hotel at the end of the afternoon for dinner and overnight stay
4

Day 4: Florence

Full day dedicated to visiting Florence, the cradle of Renaissance art and culture. The city centre is like an open-air museum, with a local guide for visits to the main monuments, including the Piazza del Duomo with the Cathedral and the Baptistery, the Piazza della Signoria with its famous statues, the Palazzo Vecchio and finally the Ponte Vecchio bridge.
Lunch in a restaurant and afternoon free for shopping or a visit to one of Florence’s museums, like the Uffizi Gallery, certainly the most famous, the Accademia Gallery or the Palazzo Pitti.
Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay
5

Day 5: Siena - San Gimignano

Full-day excursion to Siena and San Gimignano. After meeting the guide in Siena, a visit to the Piazza del Campo, where the traditional Palio horserace is run, the Cathedral and the
Palazzo Pubblico. Free time for a stroll in the characteristic streets of the old city centre followed by lunch in a restaurant. The guided visit continues in the afternoon to San Gimignano, a charming mediaeval town in the heart of Tuscany, enclosed by walls and famous for its 16 towers, which have earned it the name of the “Manhattan of the Middle Ages
In the afternoon return to hote, dinner and overnight
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Day 6: Carrara

After the breakfast, departure to Carrara. Meeting with the local guide and visit of the marble quarries. In the late morning continuing to Colonnata and visit of a “Larderia”.
In the afternoon free time. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight
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Day 7: Portovenere

After breakfast, departure to Portovenere and meeting with guide. Visit of the characteristic village. Ferry boat trip to the Gulf Islands: “Tino”, “Tinetto”and “Palmaria”.
Short stopover on Palmaria. Return to Portovenere. Lunch in a restaurant In the early afternoon departure to Lerici. Time at leisure.
Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
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Day 8: Departure

After breakfast departure for your home destination
Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre
Genova
Cinqueterre Manarola - Liguria
Cinqueterre Manarola - Liguria
Piazza dei miracoli - Pisa

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