Activities summary

  • Departure Florence
  • Duration Full day
  • Available languages
    • English
    • Spanish
  • Meeting point Florence, Stazione Leopolda: Viale Fratelli Rosselli at the corner with Via Elio Gabbuggiani at 07:00am
  • Availability From 15.03.2018 to 15.11.2018

Description

You will spend an unforgettable day discovering the most impressive Ligurian landscapes. In this area, which has been declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, earth and sea blend created a unique landscape. The area consists of kilometres of rocky coasts with caves, beaches, hiking paths and breathtaking views. Meet our staff in Florence where the tour will begin. You’ll first reach Manarola a tiny urban jewel characterized by Genoese style ‘case-torri’. Then you will move to Vernazza a village overlooked by the remains of a Medieval castle with a cylindrical tower, in which you can enjoy some free time. After you will reach Monterosso, known as the ‘pearl of Cinque Terre’. This ancient fishing village with lovely beaches and lush vegetation covering the rocks will certainly enchant you. First you’ll have a typical Ligurian lunch, menù consists of: seafood starter, handmade pasta “trofie” with Pesto sauce, baked fish with potatoes, tiramisù (wine and water). Then you’ll try the typical “Limoncino” made with fresh lemons from Monterosso. After lunch you’ll also get the chance to take a swim as this is the biggest village and count with a perfect sandy beach and crystalline water.  After you’ll enjoy a 1h boat crossing to Portovenere in which you’ll have the opportunity to see unique views and the villages from a seaside perspective, perfect to take unique photos! Once in Portovenere you have free time to visit this elegant and popular touristic destination where nature and human architecture are perfectly balanced. Then take another boat to reach the city of La Spezia where the bus will be waiting for you. Enjoy a pleasant ride back to Florence where the tour will end.

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You will spend an unforgettable day discovering the most impressive Ligurian landscapes. In this area, which has been declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, earth and sea blend created a unique landscape. The area consists of kilometres of rocky coasts with caves, beaches, hiking paths and breathtaking views. Meet our staff in Florence where the tour will begin. You’ll first reach Manarola a tiny urban jewel characterized by Genoese style ‘case-torri’. Then you will move to Vernazza a village overlooked by the remains of a Medieval castle with a cylindrical tower, in which you can enjoy some free time. After you will reach Monterosso, known as the ‘pearl of Cinque Terre’. This ancient fishing village with lovely beaches and lush vegetation covering the rocks will certainly enchant you. First you’ll have a typical Ligurian lunch, menù consists of: seafood starter, handmade pasta “trofie” with Pesto sauce, baked fish with potatoes, tiramisù (wine and water). Then you’ll try the typical “Limoncino” made with fresh lemons from Monterosso. After lunch you’ll also get the chance to take a swim as this is the biggest village and count with a perfect sandy beach and crystalline water.  After you’ll enjoy a 1h boat crossing to Portovenere in which you’ll have the opportunity to see unique views and the villages from a seaside perspective, perfect to take unique photos! Once in Portovenere you have free time to visit this elegant and popular touristic destination where nature and human architecture are perfectly balanced. Then take another boat to reach the city of La Spezia where the bus will be waiting for you. Enjoy a pleasant ride back to Florence where the tour will end.

 

 

  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning
    • Expert multilingual tour leader
    • Limoncino ligure tasting
    • Ferry boat and train tickets
    • Free time in Portovenere, Manarola, Vernazza and Monterosso
    • Typical Ligurian Lunch in a traditional seaside restaurant in Monterosso (Seafood Starter, Handmade pasta “Trofie” with Pesto sauce, Baked fish with potatoes, Tiramisù water and white wine included)

    Price does not include

    • Optional activities
    • Personal expenses

    Notes

    A vegetarian menu is available upon request for the optional lunch.
    The itinerary may be changed due to acts of force majeure, such us strikes, bad weather etc.
    The tour planning can be different, but you will always visit 3 of 5 villages and Portovenere.
    Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs.
    Meeting point: Florence, Stazione Leopolda: Viale Fratelli Rosselli at the corner with Via Elio Gabbuggiani Lat:43.777883 Long:11.238635
    Departure time: 07:00 am (check in closes 15min before departure)
    Return point: Florence, Stazione Leopolda: Viale Fratelli Rosselli at the corner with Via Elio Gabbuggiani
    Return time: around 08:45 pm
    Price: Adult € 115,00 - Child 3-12: 50% - Infant 0-2: free of charge

    Cancellation policy

    Any changes and cancellations of bookings, must be sent via fax to +39 0577 1959066 or email to info@mytours.it or booking@mytours.it. No penalty applies for cancellations made up to 48 hours prior the starting date of the service. For changes within 48 hours MyTour will consider the case and get back to client with a solution. For any booking cancelled less than 48 hours from the date of service or no shows, My Tour applies a penalty of 100% of the total amount of the booking.