The tour starts in Florence (pick-up time around 8:00 am), from where our driver will take you to the Cinque Terre. There, you can explore the area and the five towns of Vernazza, Corniglia, Riomaggiore, Monterosso and Manarola, either by boat, train, or by walking along the pathways that connect the towns.
*Vernazza* is a little town whose main feature are it's colorful houses, scattered around the little port. The main attractions are: the church of st. Mary of Antiochia; the castle Doria; Belforte Bastion.
*Corniglia* is the tiniest of the Five Lands, the only one without a port. There are only two ways to reach Corniglia: by train or walking. The main attractions are: the church of st. Peter; the chapel of the "flagellanti"; the ruins of the fortresses.
*Riomaggiore* is the easternmost of the Five Lands. There you can visit the church of s. Giovanni Battista; the church of s. Antonio, the oldest church in town; the castle and the bastion.
*Monterosso* is the biggest of the Five Lands. The main attractions are: the convent of s. Francis; the statue of Neptune, known also as the statue of the giant; Torre Aurora.
*Manarola*, whose main attractions are: the bell tower; the castle (now a private house); Punta Bonfiglio, the Belvedere.
We can offer you two options:
-pick-up from Florence at 8:00 am, car drive to the Five Lands, where you can visit three of the Five tower either by boat (according to weather conditions) or train, car drive back to Florence at 2:30-3:00 pm, with approximate time of arrival in Florence around 5:00pm (according to traffic). Price: 750€ (boat, train, lunch NOT included)
-pick-up from Florence at 8:00am, car drive to La Spezia, then boat or train to the Five Lands to explore at your leisure. Train from Monterosso at 5:00pm, meeting point in La Spezia, car drive back to Florence. Price: 650€ (boat, train, lunch NOT included)