Are you dreaming of dramatic panoramas dotted with colorful buildings perched on rocky cliffs? If the answer is yes, then the Cinque Terre, a stunning area along Italy's northwestern coast composed of five charming fishing villages, may be the perfect vacation destination for you. Spend your days hiking along the trails of the park visiting each of the villages, interacting with the locals, taking photos of unforgettable coastal panoramas and sampling the delicious local cuisine. You will have one full day with a local guide to familiarize yourself with the area, then the rest of your time will be at leisure to continue exploring the Cinque Terre or to visit other nearby areas such as Portovenere or Portofino. Enjoy the pristine natural beauty of the Italian Riviera during a memorable vacation to the Cinque Terre.
3 night stay in one of the five villages of the Cinque Terre, UNESCO World Heritage Site;
Private guided sightseeing tour of the Cinque Terre National Park and Portovenere;
DAY1: MONTEROSSO AL MARE, CINQUE TERRE
Arrival on your own in Monterosso al Mare, one of the five villages of the Cinque Terre National Park, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Check in at your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
DAY 2: GUIDED SIGHTSEEING TOUR, CINQUE TERRE NATIONAL PARK
After meeting your tour guide in the hotel lobby, you’ll depart for a full day guided sightseeing tour of the Cinque Terre National Park. We’ll take the train to Vernazza, a pedestrian only fishing village, and then on to Manarola, considered to be the oldest of the Cinque Terre towns. We’ll take a hiking trail with amazing panoramas to reach Riomaggiore, a quaint village where will enjoy a wine tasting. Later, we will reach our next destination, Portovenere, by boat. With its many churches, including the Church of St. Lawrence, built on top of the remains of a temple dedicated to Jupiter, the picturesque harbor and the rocky fortress, the lovely town of Portovenere was once a haven for the Romantic poets Byron and Shelley. At the end of this unforgettable day, we’ll take the boat back to Monterosso.
DAY 3: MONTEROSSO AL MARE, CINQUE TERRE
After breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a whole day free to do as you please. You could relax and sunbathe on the small beaches, or revisit the villages of the Cinque Terre by local train using your Cinque Terre Card (included) or perhaps take a day trip to Portofino, a famous resort town (optional activities not included). The day is all yours!
DAY 4: MONTEROSSO AL MARE, CINQUE TERRE
After breakfast, our services will end.
PACKAGE START AT $658.00 INCLUDES:
- 3 nights accommodation in 3 Star Hotel in Monterosso in double/twin rooms with private facilities;
- Daily Breakfast;
- 1 full Day licensed tour guide assistance;
- Wine tasting;
- 2 days “Cinque Terre Card” including ” including admission to the Cinque Terre National Park, access to pathways, and train transfers in the park;
- Boat ticket Riomaggiore-Portovenere-Monterosso;
- Vat Taxes and service Charges.
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:
- All Land & Air prices: Additional U.S. & Foreign Departure Taxes and Surcharges Fee(s) assessed by the Airlines.
- Hospitality city tax which varies by city and hotel category. Where applicable, it must be paid locally at the hotel.
- Meals and beverages.
- Entrance Fees to Monuments or Museums, Tips, Extras.
- All which is not mentioned under “PACKAGE INCLUDES”.
Independent travel package.
Minimum number of participants: 2 people.
(*) Rate based on two adult persons sharing a double or twin bedded room with private bathroom. Single rooms are available at an additional supplement. Children’s, triple room rates and alternative accommodation arrangements are available upon request. (Additional and different charges may apply).