Private Portofino and Cinque Terre
Relish in an unforgettable tour that whisks you away on a scenic drive along the northern Italian coastlines and hillsides when you embark on this private tour to Portofino and Cinque Terre.
Your tour will take you from the upscale and enchanting seaside fishing village of Portofino and up along a cliffside that offers impressive views of the coastline to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cinque Terre. Explore two or three villages within this coastal cliffside area, enjoy dining on the local cuisine of the restaurants and cafes of the Portofino Piazzetta and take advantage of an optional wine tasting and village excursion of Portovenere before returning to your Port when you book this exciting excursion.
Start your adventure on a quest through the seaside fishing village of Portofino along the coastal highway and pass by the communes of Rapallo and Santa Margherita in your comfortable minivan as you approach the cliffside for picturesque views of the coastal area and villages. As one of the gorgeous seaside villages in Italy, Portofino offers a beautiful backdrop that's ideal for a romantic getaway or adventure alike. This seaside fishing village sits along an enchanting harbor that makes for a great backdrop to take photos. Take in the views of Portofino's colorful buildings and tropical architecture as you shop the local boutiques and dine on the delicious cuisine of the Piazzetta's restaurants and cafes. You can also choose to stop to go on a 10-minute walk and climb up the slope to see Brown Castle and the awe-inspiring views of the villages and northern Italian coastline below.
Your trek continues up along the coastal highway wrapping around the lush green hillsides of the cliff where Cinque Terre sits. Explore two or three villages of your choice in Cinque Terre and take in the beautiful centuries-old terraces of the Cinque Terre villages, which were built to harvest olive trees and grapes. Indulge in the local flavors and foods the area is known for, including olive oil, Pesto and wine.
Your tour even includes an optional wine tasting at a local winery in Cinque Terre. If time allows, you can also catch a glimpse of Byron Grotto and San Peter Church when you explore the village of Portovenere. This seaside village sits on the Gulf of La Spezia and was a former fortified village founded by the Romans.
With so many places to explore and scenic routes, touring Portofino and Cinque Terre offers a trip of a lifetime. Get ready to make memories and book your private Portofino and Cinque Terre excursion today!