Cinque Terre Small Group day trip

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Available from Sep 21, 2020
Day TripsDay Trips / Cinque Terre Small Group day trip

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  • Travel by minivan or GT coach
  • Expert multilingual tour leader
  •  Ferry boat and train tickets**
  • Free time in Portovenere, Manarola, Vernazza and Monterosso **From November 1st to March 31st the boat service is not available so the itinerary will be guaranteed with train**


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Come with us on a Cinque Terre Day Trip from Pisa. Explore the breathtaking coast in South Liguria, near the city of La Spezia. You will visit the main 5 terre towns - Manarola, Monterosso, Riomaggiore, and Vernazza, enjoying an unforgettable experience. This guided tour includes private bus transportation, train and ferry boat tickets.

Have you ever heard about a little piece of paradise called the five lands? If you look for the Cinque Terre on map you will be able to locate them going a little further north from Tuscany. Cinque Terre towns are located between Genova and La Spezia.

Reasons to take a guided tour of Cinque Terre

For many reasons, you won’t get there comfortably on a do-it-yourself trip. This unique landscape, suspended on steep cliffs overlooking the sea, is not that easy to reach. First of all, we are inside a natural park (Parco Nazionale delle Cinque Terre). Roads are twisted with speed limits and severe fines. Parking for your car is a few. While things to do in 5 Terre are many, having a dedicated guide can help you focus on the bests. Finding the best paths, the ones you desire. Walking on the most romantic trails or finding the most suggestive views, the one that you will bring forever with you.

In the end, having a guide is also useful for those who are coming by train. In fact, coming on your own you will not save much money. While joining a guided tour with Mytour you surely save time and earn an inestimable value in terms of energies saved and stress avoided.

 

Manarola Italy what to see: buildings, vegetation, vineyards, and wine tasting

The first land we’ll reach is Manarola, a tiny jewel that does not have any equal in Italy or worldwide. This place takes its name from the oil mill, underlining the importance of an excellent production still made here by farmers that are real heroes. Olives and extra virgin olive oil produced here are full of smell and taste coming from the sea (that is really close) and the sun, who keeps those lands warm even in the coldest winter.

From an architectural point of view, Manarola is a small town showing a unique kind of Genoese style colored buildings, called ‘case-torri’ (house-towers). They rely on a big rock close to the sea, one next to the other, showing their unique pastel colors. Together with the lush vegetation of the Mediterranean coastal area, they form a unique charming landscape. A view framed by vineyards, a view that you’ll be able to capture comfortably on photos, having the possibility to show this spectacular scenery when you’ll be back at home.

Manarola is also rich in art and history. San Rocco Hospital and the Oratorio dei Disciplinati are worth the visit. Then, in the upper part of the village you can visit the Gothic Church of San Lorenzo (1338) and its Baroque interiors. Here also relies the Torre Campanaria. The white bell tower, unusually separated from the church, offers a wonderful panorama sweeping down to the sea.

Riomaggiore Italy: the starting point of Via dell’Amore

Riomaggiore is one of the biggest villages in the Cinque Terre. Founded by fishermen who have been struggling since the dawn of time to get anchovies from the sea, this natural port is a truly suggestive place. The narrow streets called caruggi are crossed by lights and shadows, creating a unique effect, during summers and winters. Here houses are famous for their double entrance, one is located on the facade, in front of the alley, the other on the back, in correspondence of the upper street. When pirates came to conquer their houses, Riomaggiore citizens escaped from the back door. In this town, you can also visit the castle, located on the Cerricò hill, and the church of San Giovanni Battista.

Riomaggiore is also the starting point of the famous Path of Love, the Via dell’Amore, a fantastic road connecting the village to Manarola by foot.

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Additional Information

• In case of bad weather it may not be possible to take the ferry boat, which may mean a change in itinerary and no refund will be issued since it is beyond our control. •Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs. A moderate amount is involved to visit Cinque Terre. This tour is not wheelchair accessible. •If you wish to swim we suggest you to bring sunscreen, swimwear and towel. •In case of national railway strikes we may be forced to change the itinerary and no refund will be issued since it is beyond our control. •Please note: From November 2nd to March 31st due to the absence of the boat service the itinerary would be guaranteed anyway with trains and bus.

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