Cinque Terre and Portovenere amazing excursion departing from Tuscany

Full-Day Group Tour of Cinque Terre and Portovenere departing from the main cities of Tuscany

13 h
min 45
Day Trips & Excursions
difficulty Medium
Wheelchair Not Accessible
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One Day excursion to Cinque Terre and Portovenere from the main cities of Tuscany

Discover the amazing coast of Liguria with our exclusive tour of Cinque Terre from Tuscany. Explore the outstanding paths and admire the panoramas of the Cinque Terre villages. You will visit Manarola, Vernazza,and Monterosso. You will have the chance to visit Portovenere as well!

Cinque Terre and Portovenere amazing excursion departing from Tuscany highlights: 

  • Explore in one day the astonishing Cinque Terre, which has been declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO
  • Visits to some of the villages of the coast, where earth and sea blend create a unique landscape
  • Discover the amazing locations and rich heritage of Manarola, Vernazza, Monterosso and Portovenere
  • Take a swim in the deep blue water of the Mediterranean Sea and enjoy a boat ride
  • Be amazed by the scenic panoramas of Liguria, where nature and human architecture are perfectly balanced!

Get ready to explore one of the most amazing and unforgettable destinations in Italy and even the whole world, with this tour of the Cinque Terre and Portovenere from the main cities of Tuscany! This tour departs from Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca, Montecatini and there is also the possibility to request it from Pisa.

Discover the magnificent Cinque Terre area, famous all over the world

The Cinque Terre area on the coast of Liguria has become famous in the whole world for its unique and wild beauty. The magnificent old villages perched on the rocky coasts look trapped between the mountains and sea, forming a picturesque panorama that has granted Cinque Terre the title of UNESCO world heritage site.

Explore the alleys and take amazing photos in Manarola, Vernazza and Monterosso

Our unbelievable tour of Cinque Terre from Tuscany will make you fall in love with the destination and never forget it. You will have the chance to experience Cinque Terre and its 18 kilometers of coast, both by train and by boat. 
First, you will reach Manarola, a beautiful, coloured village in the Cinque Terre. Then you will move to Vernazza, famous for the castle ruins and medieval tower that overlooks the village from above. There, you will be free to visit the village and enjoy some free time. After, you will reach the incredible Monterosso, known as "the pearl of Cinque Terre"; ann ancient fishing village with amazing beaches. There, you will be able to swim in the blue, crystalline water of the Mediterranean Sea. Monterosso is an old fishing village and features small idyllic beaches. If you want you can have an incredible lunch with fish-based menu, in a restaurant over the cliffs and overlooking the bay. The lunch is not included and can be purchased on the day of the tour.

Enjoy a boat ride and visit the beautiful Portovenere

The villages, small beaches and caves are just part of the heritage of this region. After a boat ride, you will cross to Portovenere, declared UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its natural beauties and its architectural complexe, such as the impressive parish church of San Lorenzo, the Sanctuary of the Madonna and the White Church of San Pietro, in Genoese gothic style. 
There, you will have some free time to explore the city and take incredible photos before taking another boat to reach La Spezia, where the bus will be waiting for you.

Other ways to visit the Cinque Terre

If you are looking for a more intimate and exclusive eXPerience, don't miss our Tour of the Cinque Terre in small groups, departing from Florence. You will travel aboard a comfortable minibus with wi-fi and air conditioning to visit the most beautiful places in the Cinque Terre.

  • Departing from Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Montecatini, Lucca or Pisa
  • Manarola
  • Vernazza
  • Monterosso
  • La Spezia (bus towards your destination)
  • Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning
  • Expert multilingual tour leader
  • Free tour of Portovenere, Vernazza, Manarola, Monterosso
  • Tasting of "limoncino ligure"
  • Ferry boat and train tickets*

*Please note that during winter season (November 2nd to March 31st) due to the absence of the boat service the itinerary would be guaranteed with trains and bus).

  • Lunch (optional 20€ per person)
  • Tips (optional)
Meeting point: 

This tour starts from:

  • Siena;
  • San Gimignano (Poggibonsi);
  • Florence;
  • Montecatini;
  • Lucca;
  • Pisa (ON REQUEST).

During the booking process remember to choose the appropriate meeting time for your starting point.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.


The duration and the price of the tour depends on the departure city. This tour departs from Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca, Montecatini and, on request, from Pisa.
We suggest you to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. In summer, remember to take your swimsuit for a swim in the sea.
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.
Until March 31st due to the absence of the boat service the itinerary would be guaranteed anyway with trains and bus. The itinerary will slightly vary, and you will visit Vernazza before Monterosso. The tour in Italian, French, Portuguese, German, Russian, Chinese and Japanese available with a minimum of 4 passengers.

Confirmation will be received at time of booking. You will receive a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.

Reviews of Full-Day Group Tour of Cinque Terre and ...

Reviewed by Claudia V. from

Despite large group it was very well guided!

Well organised despite change in weather conditions.... friendly tour guide!
Reviewed by Richard H. from

Simply an absolute must if visiting Tuscany. Well worth the 2 hour drive from Florence.

The return by boat from Monterosso was stunning.
Reviewed by Frank F. from

beauitful sites, boat ride and the trains

A must tour to do Fun filled day with a great guide Once again thanks to Luigi for make our booking easy
Reviewed by Mike S. from

Excatly as described

Very enjoyable and properly organised and ideal for a day trip.