Explore Cinque Terre and Liguria, in North Italy: a 4 days tour departing from Milan to discover beautiful places such as Genoa, Portovenere, Sanremo, Rapallo and much more, including accommodation in Hotel in Genoa.
With this tour you will have 4 whole days to enjoy Cinque Terre and Liguria one of the most beautiful areas of Italy, departing comfortably from Milan, with accommodation and Hotel included.
Day 1: Milan, Genoa
The meeting with the group will be around 8:30 am in the center of Milan: the first destination will be Genoa, Seaport, one of the largest of the Southern Europe, the first in Italy; the 6th city of the country, this town has an important history, as a Maritime Republic. Its historical center has grown around the dock, is full of narrow and characteristic streets and has amedieval origin. Visit of the modern zone of "Ancient Port", restored for the 500 years of America discovery by Christopher Columbus. Here we find the Aquarius, the second biggest in Europe.
Free time for lunch. Accommodation in the hotel and free evening for personal interests.
Day 2: Genoa, Sanremo
Breakfast at the hotel and outgoing to Sanremo, defined as the city of flowers and sun, known all over the world for the Italian Song Festival. Its economy is based on flower farming and tourism. This little town of Riviera di Ponente (Western Riviera), offers many possibilities of entertainment like beaches and nice promenades. Its famous Casino is situated on the top of the most elegant street of the town, where you can find shops of clothes and many others. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon return to Genoa along the Riviera di Ponente and passing through characteristic villages. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 3: Genoa, Portovenere, Cinque Terre
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Porto Venere, a fishermen village located at the end of La Spezia Gulf. Visit. Ferry to Cinque Terre (if the atmospheric conditions doesn't permit the boarding, the visit will be done with a panoramic itinerary in minibus). Heritage of the Unesco, these 5 fishermen villages, symbolize a group unique in the World for its beautiful landscape and the medieval style of their buildings. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon coming back to Genoa. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Genoa, Rapallo, Portofino, Santa Margherita Ligure, Milan
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Rapallo, a famous tourist center. Visit. Here, we invite you to try a slice of focaccia, typical local bread with its amazing variety, only produced in this area. Then, road to Portofino. Around a little square, you can have a nice view of a group of high, colored and picturesque houses. In the small port, during the high season, you can see expensive yachts from every part of the world. Visit. Finally, stop in Santa Margherita, a famous seaside city of Riviera di Levante (Eastern Riviera), located in the Tigullio Gulf and free time for lunch.
In the afternoon, return to Milan.