Trekking & Beach in Cinque Terre

Trekking Cinque Terre & Portofino | Culturalitaly.com

Tour Introduction

7 NIGHT TRIP
Cinque Terre & Portofino Tour: Hike and visit the Cinque Terre!

Highlights:

  • Hike among the the Gulf of Poets and Palmaria island
  • Explore the Cinque Terre by train and boat
  • Discover the vinyards around Manarola
  • Portofino and San Fruttuoso Abbey

DAY 1: ARRIVE IN CINQUE TERRE
Upon arrival at the airport, meet your private driver and transfer to your hotel in Cinque Terre. Check in and time at leisure. Overnight stay.

DAY 2: PORTOVENERE AND PALMARIA ISLAND
Breakfast at the hotel. This morning meet with your guide and start a full day tour including to the Island Palmaria, the biggest island of the Ligurian Sea. You will then reach the pretty village of Portovenere by ferry. Guided tour and then time at leisure and picnic lunch on the way. Back to hotel in the early evening. Overnight stay.

DAY 3: “HIDDEN” CINQUE TERRE: THE SANCTUARIES WAY
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your guide for a full day tour on the Sanctuaries hiking path, named this way as it links all the sanctuaries of the National Park of the Cinque Terre. Visit to the famous seaside villages:  Vernazza, Reggio Sanctuary, Soviore Sanctuary, and Monterosso. On the way stop for wine tasting in a local winery. Back to hotel. Overnight stay.

DAY 4: HIKING FROM SESTRI LEVANTE TO PUNTA MANARA
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your guide to start a full day excursion in the beautiful villages of the Cinque Terre. Board the train to Sestri Levante and upon arrival, continue on a nice walk along the coastal path that leads to Punta Manara, an amazing terrace overlooking the Ligurian Sea from where you can enjoy amazing views of the Baia del Silenzio (Bay of Silence). Time at leisure for a picnic lunch. Afternoon at leisure to discover Sestri Levante. Back to hotel by train. Overnight stay.

DAY 5: TREKKING OF THE PARADISO  (PARADISO’S GULF)
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet with your guide for anther full day hiking excursion. Board the train to Camogli and start the hike that will take you from Camogli to San Rocco, Mortola, Toca, Pietre strette, and San Fruttuoso. Board the boat from San Fruttuoso to Portofino and to Santa Margherita. Back to hotel by train. Overnight stay.

DAY 6: HIDDEN CINQUE TERRE : THE VINEYARDS OF VOLASTRA
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your guide for a full day hiking excursion to Manarola, Corniglia and the vineyards of Volastra. Board your train to Manarola and begin of the hike. A one-day-trip where history meets nature: trekking along one of the most spectacular paths of the park and visit of the famous seaside villages: from Manarola – Vineyards of Volastra – Corniglia. Time at leisure to have picnic lunch along the way. In the afternoon the excursion continue with a visit to another village, Vernazza or Riomaggiore, that you will reach by train. Return to the hotel by train. Overnight stay.

DAY 7: DAY AT LEISURE
Breakfast at the hotel. Today is a full day at leisure for you to relax and enjoy the sea. In need of ideas, available extra activities are: cooking course, sailing day, paragliding, kayak. Overnight stay.

DAY 8:  DEPARTURE
Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer to the airport and departure. Arrivederci!

 

NOTE: This itinerary is subject to change based on the availability of the services/tours/activities listed at the time of your traveling.

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