Cinque Terre Small Group Tour from Florence: Food, Wine & Art

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Discover one of Italy’s most amazing destinations, the unforgettable Ligurian Coast of Cinque Terre, UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy scenic views of the ingeniously constructed fishing villages. Cinque Terre was proclaimed as Italy’s first national park in 1999.

The rocky landscape has been tamed by winemakers who carved and cultivated the steep terraces facing the sea. Cinque Terre remains Italy’s most difficult areas to cultivate due to unfriendly environmental conditions. Despite this, the area produces high-quality wines that reflect the traits of the territory: the salty whiff of minerality served as a reminder of the terraced vineyards on the Ligurian coast.

Apart from sightseeing, this tour is centered around wine and food autochthonous to the area and distinct in nature. Lunch will be provided in a restaurant overlooking the sea. Between the villages you will travel by well-connected trains. A relaxing boat ride is also included between 2 of the villages.

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Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes
Starts: Firenze, Italy
Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips



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Discover one of Italy’s most amazing destinations, the unforgettable Ligurian Coast of Cinque Terre, UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy scenic views of the ingeniously constructed fishing villages. Cinque Terre was proclaimed as Italy’s first national park in 1999.

The rocky landscape has been tamed by winemakers who carved and cultivated the steep terraces facing the sea. Cinque Terre remains Italy’s most difficult areas to cultivate due to unfriendly environmental conditions. Despite this, the area produces high-quality wines that reflect the traits of the territory: the salty whiff of minerality served as a reminder of the terraced vineyards on the Ligurian coast.

Apart from sightseeing, this tour is centered around wine and food autochthonous to the area and distinct in nature. Lunch will be provided in a restaurant overlooking the sea. Between the villages you will travel by well-connected trains. A relaxing boat ride is also included between 2 of the villages.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Florence, Florence, Tuscany

Pick-up and departure to the National Park of Cinque Terre.
The ride from Florence to the Cinque Terre will last about 2 hours.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore Italy

First village, Riomaggiore.
The town climbs up along the ridges overlooking the sea and it is characterized from the typical stone houses with coloured façades and slate-roofs.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Vernazza, Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, Liguria

Second Village, Vernazza
This town is unique in the Cinque Terre because of the small port that was built allowing ships to land in the protected bay.
Here you can visit the Church of Santa Margherita d’Antiochia built in 1318 or seat down in front of the Mediterranean Sea tasting one of the best gelato in Italy.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Monterosso al Mare, Monterosso al Mare, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, Liguria

Third village, Monterosso.
Is the largest of the five coastal villages known as the Cinque Terre. The village is located on hills cultivated with lemons, vines and olives. After a typical lunch, you can relax in one fo the amazing beaches.
From here we will take a boat ride to the next town.
You will take the boat to Manarola.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Borgo Storico di Manarola, Manarola Italy

Fourth Village, Manarola.
This town is one of the most charming and romantic of the Cinque Terre villages.
The village is all ups and downs, with steep narrow alleys carrugi, leading to the sea.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Riomaggiore, Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, Liguria

Final Stop. At the arrival to Riomaggiore, we will walk all the way to the Mini Van.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Florence, Florence, Tuscany

End of the tour and departure to Florence.
The ride from the National Park of Cinque Terre to Florence, will last about 2 hours.

Duration: 2 hours



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