PORTOFINO CINQUE TERRE PRIVATE DAY TOUR

When in Tuscany enjoy an Italian Riviera Florence day trip. This tour offers couples and families ample opportunities to experience the best of Cinque Terre and Portofino. Cinque Terre is world-famous for its rugged fishing villages built into the cliff line. Portofino a picturesque village set on an idyllic bay is the jewel in the crown of the Italian Riviera. Soak up the unparalleled atmosphere. Experience majestic views, natural hiking and local flare of these unspoiled dreamy villages. Enjoy personalized attention from your expert driver/guide who assists you through the day. Your local driver/guide introduces you to these upmarket resorts with insider anecdotes and knowledge. Italian Riviera Florence day trip ensures a personalized experience based on your interests with the utmost flexibility to explore the best of Portofino and Cinque Terre at your own pace. Contact us for an exclusive Italian Riviera Florence day trip experience.

* Family-Friendly
* Private Guided Chauffeured Full-Day Trip
* Private Licensed Professional Driver/Guide
* Private Deluxe Vehicle
* Pickup and Drop-Off from your Hotel in Florence
* Scenic Drive
* Cinque Terre Top Attractions and Hidden Gems
* Portofino Top Attractions and Hidden Gems
* Best Photo Ops

Experience Portofino a tiny village with pastel colored houses lining the shore of the harbor. Portofino has long been the destination of Hollywood stars. Liz Taylor, Richard Burton and Humphrey Bogart chose Portofino as the perfect hideaway. Portofino has also been a favorite of writers including Truman Capote who lived here. This pristine Mediterranean promontory loaded with history and astonishing beauty offers the chance to explore authentic Italian lifestyle. Next proceed to the fishing villages of Cinque Terre perched high above the Mediterranean sea commanding spectacular views.

Start your Italian Riviera Florence day trip with an approx. 120-minute drive (traffic pending) in the comfort of a private deluxe vehicle. During the scenic journey your expert driver/guide provides a comprehensive introduction to the places you see and the venues you visit. Your excursion in Cinque Terre starts from Riomaggiore, the oldest village lined with colorful houses. Stroll through the ancient marina that is still intact as it was centuries ago. Head onto the famous Via dell’Amore Walkway of Love which connects Riomaggiore to Manarola. One of the interesting things you see along the trail are padlocks on a fence and under the tunnel near the Manarola side. Experience the picturesque village of Manarola made of a labyrinth of narrow alleys that go all around it. Ferries and a rattling local train link the five villages. Your tour continues either by private vehicle or ferry which in about 10-minute ride takes you to Vernazza a small town with an amphitheater shape and narrow streets. Driving out of Cinque Terre is breathtaking, no doubt this is the most scenic ride you may do in any Italy excursion especially when we you reach Corniglia the only one of the Cinque Terre that is not directly on the water. At the end of your Italian Riviera Florence day trip your personal driver/guide transfers you back to your accommodation.

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The tour sequence may vary. The time spent at certain venues may be expanded/reduced, and other brief stops may be added.

The Via dell’Amore is currently inaccessible due to a landslide that occurred at the end of September, 2012.

This tour requires a moderate amount of walking and it is not suitable for guests prone to seasickness, guests with limited mobility and guests who utilize a wheelchair.

Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing, and bring sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses.

We never use vehicles larger than 7-person capacity on this trip. Because we specialize in personalized experiences for our guests comfort we use luxury air-conditioned Mercedes cars and minivans to tour our guests throughout the trip. Cars and minivans can get closer to the main points of interest than larger buses. Cars and minivans can reach special spots only accessible by dirt roads. Larger buses/vans are forbidden entry onto many of the town’s streets. Therefore, this high-quality option gives us access to most villages’ areas without concerns regarding traffic restrictions. Each minivan accommodates up to 7 guests. We can caravan more than one minivan for larger groups (Example: A party between 8 to 14 guests in two minivans, and a party of 15 to 21 guests in 3 minivans, etc.).

Baby seats are mandatory for infants, please request at time of booking.

Do you combine people to share the tour?

All our tours are private, luxurious, and totally customized to suit your desires, which means that you do not share your tour with anyone else. Our private tours are exclusive to one booking party and we do not combine separate reservations to form groups.

Do we stop for lunch during our private Tuscany excursion?

Yes. The cost of the meal is NOT included in the price of the tour. Nevertheless, your driver/guide is happy to recommend delicious choices.

Are your private vehicles licensed and insured?

Yes. All of our vehicles are officially licensed and insured.

Are your private vehicles non-smoking? Air conditioned?

Yes. All of our vehicles are non-smoking and air-conditioned.

Are tips included?

Tips are optional. Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.

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