Day 1, Arrival in Monterosso
Independent arrival in Monterosso al Mare. Check in at your Hotel and start to explore the village on your own. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Monterosso al Mare.
Day 2, Visit of the Cinque Terre villages
After breakfast, start your visit of the Cinque Terre area. Using your Cinque Terre Card today we suggest the following itinerary: reach the train station and continue by local train to Riomaggiore. Time to relax visit this typical fisherman village. After the visit of Riomaggiore you can continue to the next village of Manarola following the local ans scenic overlooking the cost. The trekking takes approx. 1-hour. You could also walk on a part of the path and then continue by local train to Manarola. Visit of Manarola, time to relax and enjoy the village. In the afternoon continue by train to the next village of Vernazza. Take time to visit this picturesque and cosy village. After the visit return to Monterosso, you can either go by local train or choose to walk along the “Blue Path N.2”, a panoramic path among the typical Mediterranean flora and with astonishing views. Arrival in Monterosso after about 2 hours walk. Dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight in Monterosso al Mare.
Day 3, Portovenere
After breakfast, reach the local harbour and depart for a boat trip along the Cinque Terre coast that will take you to the fortified village of Portovenere. Here you can see the castle (XII century), visit the beautiful little church of San Pietro, on a cliff above the sea in front of the luxuriant Palmaria island, the church of San Lorenzo (XI century), the old village with the little road called “carruggi”. Continue by boat to Monterosso. During the way back you may also stop in some of the Cinque Terre villages. In the late afternoon you will enjoy a wine tasting in a local winery in Monterosso. Overnight in Monterosso al Mare.
Day 4, Departure
After breakfast check out hotel make you way to the train station and you next destination.