Cinque Terre Day Trip from Florence with Optional Hiking

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Soak in the sun-drenched beauty of Cinque Terre on this day trip from Florence. Explore cliffside trails offering jaw-dropping views of the turquoise Italian Riviera. Choose between a challenging 5.5 km hike with panoramic views or a scenic train ride through charming villages. Both options allow you to immerse yourself in the stunning surroundings.

The entire activity lasts around 13 hours and is a great addition to any travel itinerary in Florence. Previous participants have given this day trip in Italy an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 6,672 reviews.

During the tour, you'll explore charming destinations such as Borgo Storico di Manarola, Borgo Storico di Corniglia, Vernazza, Borgo Antico, and Spiaggia di Fegina. Additionally, enjoy a scenic train ride to Monterosso, followed by a delightful boat excursion to Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore. On the journey back to Florence, you'll also pass by Stazione La Spezia Centrale, a bustling railway hub renowned for its architecture and history.

Borgo Storico di Manarola showcases vibrant coastal charm, with colorful buildings cascading to the sea. The Cinque Terre Trails offer a picturesque hike, guiding you through 382 steps to the villages—just be cautious, as the trails maintain their rugged, untouched character. In hill-perched Corniglia, enjoy serene vibes and panoramic views, while Vernazza offers an iconic Italian coastal experience with its colorful houses and picturesque harbor.

Borgo Antico welcomes you with historic charm and vibrant culture, boasting narrow streets lined with local crafts. Meanwhile, Spiaggia di Fegina provides a stunning beachfront backdrop for relaxation and coastal enjoyment. Monterosso awaits with its beautiful beaches and medieval old town. Finally, Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore captivates with its colorful cliffside houses, offering postcard-worthy views of the sea at every turn.

On this tour, you'll be accompanied by a knowledgeable tour guide who will enhance your experience with unique insights. The activity is offered in English and welcomes English speakers of all levels.

Your designated departure location is Piazza della Stazione, 14/39, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy. The first departure time for this activity is at 07:30. Rest assured, your experienced operator for this day trip can provide swift, comfortable transit to your destination.

The tour can accommodate a maximum of 25 people. Check the "Included" and "Good to know" sections below for more details about this day trip.

The cancellation policy for this activity is as follows: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time. This activity counts on good weather. If it's canceled due to bad weather, you can reschedule for another day or receive a full refund.

Don't miss the chance to explore the breathtaking beauty of Cinque Terre. Secure your spot on this day trip from Florence today! Italy's most stunning landscapes await.

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Time to explore the Cinque Terre villages on foot
Boat ride along the Riviera (end March to end October only - weather permitting)
Entry tickets to the Cinque Terre National Park
A fun and professional guide who is there to lead you through the day
Transport between Florence and Cinque Terre by coach plus all other transport for the day



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TRANSPORT ONLY: It is included ONLY the coach transportation from Florence to Cinque Terre and back on the same day.
TOUR WITH HIKING: This option includes some hiking to move between the Cinque Terre villages.
Dep 7:30am - TOUR ONLY
TOUR ONLY: This option does not include the hiking part of the tour. It will be used the train instead, to move between villages.

Good to know

Public transportation options are available nearby
Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
Suitable walking shoes are mandatory for those doing the hiking – no flip-flops. Suggestions: walking boots or sneakers, closed toe shoes with non-slip soles.
If you want to swim during free time, please remember to bring your own towel and swimwear.
On rare occasions the boat ride will stop operating due to bad weather or strong winds. It is beyond our control so no refunds or discounts will be issued.
In case of unexpected closure of the paths for unforeseen events, alternative routes will be taken instead for those doing the hiking
A large amount of walking is involved for those doing the hiking. You must be of average fitness and be able to keep up with the rest of the group.
Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking difficulties, below average fitness, or young children.
Minimum age is 8 years.

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