Half day Shore trips from la Spezia to the cinque terre and Portovenere, by car only.
All by car shore excursion from La Spezia short itinerary (5 hours) to Portovenere, Corniglia and Vernazza where the driver will drop you off very close to the pedestrian area.
This is a sample itinerary, feel free to require further customization of your Cinque Terre half day shore excursion from La Spezia, that better suites your wishes.
Meet the driver at the cruise terminal in La Spezia and ride along the south side of the gulf as far as Portovenere. Such a charming village! Take your time for a stroll along the Palazzata by the sea, and come back along the main street.
Afterwards move to Corniglia by driving along the panoramic road first up the hills overlooking the Gulf of La Spezia, then bordering the vineyards and the terraces up high in the 5 Terre.
Upon arrival enjoy the unique atmosphere of Corniglia, the smallest of the Cinque Terre, stroll along the main street until you reach a terrace built on the cliffs from where the view is simply awesome!
Afterwards, move to Vernazza, another gem of the Cinque Terre by someone considered the most charming among the five villages. Hit the main street and in 10 minutes you reach the lovely marina with the square surrounded by colorful houses. Here have free time for lunch with the opportunity to savor some Ligurian specialties and the local white wines.
In the early afternoon head back to the port.