Florence and Tuscany excursion to the 5 Terre: Manarola, Vernazza, Corniglia.
Day trip with personal driver-guide from Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Siena and most of the Tuscan towns to the Cinque Terre day tour.
Itinerary of the Cinque Terre from Florence private tour.
This is sample itinerary for exploring the 5 Terre region in relax, a very rich way for exploring this region with your private driver who will take you there starting from Florence, Pisa, Lucca and other parts of Tuscany. This itinerary permits in one day to:
– Have a touch of local culture;
– Avoid busy trains and possibly beat the crowd;
– Enjoy stunning views (from the sea, from up high, from inside the villages);
– Experience local wines and delicacies in a local restaurant.
Meet the driver-guide at your accommodation and depart to the 5 Terre, our first destination is Manarola. Upon arrival your driver-guide will escort along through the village providing information about the area and its peculiarities. Once arrived at the sea, enjoy some free time.
Afterward take the boat to Vernazza. Feel free to choose by taking the public or the private boat for a beautiful ride along the coast of the 5 Terre to admire the stunning villages from the seaside. The driver-guide attends for purchasing the tickets, eventually makes a reservation in a local restaurant and plans time and place for meeting each other in Vernazza after lunch.
In Vernazza there is a good choice of restaurants where savor some local specialties such as pasta al pesto, pasta and seafood, anchovies in different styles, mussels (steamed and stuffed), swordfish and other types of seafood and accompanied by the 5 Terre white wines table and dessert wine.
In the afternoon meet your driver and head towards Corniglia. This is the smallest village of the five, and the most isolated one, located on top of a rocky spur 100 mt. above the sea. Due to its isolation is always a little quieter than the others and offers a wide choice of gelato places!
Meet your driver again and, heading back to Florence, don’t miss the last photo-opportunities from the panoramic road that runs up high above the 5 Terre.