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Cinque Terre

The Cinque Terre is one of the most alluring regions in Italy. Huddled along the Italian Riviera this UNESCO World Heritage Site enchants thousands of visitors each year. With picturesque mountainous scenery, crystal blue waters and long history this region is a treat to be discovered.

Visiting the Cinque Terre is easier than ever with a choice of travelling by train, boat or coach; although no trip to the Cinque Terre is complete without seeing this iconic region by sea. Hop on one of the ferries between towns or take a cruise along the coastline to see how the pastel towns and villages melt into the rugged cliffside.

With a long history you’ll feel the essence of medieval villages everywhere you go in the Cinque Terre, so you’ll be able to experience the best of both a historical and a luxury holiday. Hop between quaint museums or sprawl on the beaches with a delicious gelato. Each town has its own monastery nestled in the hilltops, you might enjoy the view from the hike up to the Capuchin Monastery in Monterosso for example.

While visiting the Cinque Terre make sure to try some of the incredible local cuisine and Cinque Terre DOC white wine. You’ll discover 101 different ways to master anchovy’s and seafood in the Cinque Terre. Not to mention that the Genoa region is the home of Pesto.

Opening hours

Cinque Terre is always open


  • How far in advance should I book my tour?

    Our tours are very popular amongst visitors to Italy, Paris and London, so we suggest booking your place on them at your earliest convenience. If you are not ready to book yet and have some questions, we would be happy to help over the phone, via email and Live Chat. It is our mission to ensure that you get the most out of your visit!

  • How will I recognize the guide?

    Our City Wonders coordinators will be wearing blue polo shirts or jackets at the meeting point for easy recognition and holding a sign with the tour name.

  • What happens if it rains on the day of my tour?

    Our tours run rain and shine! We encourage our clients to check the weather forecast and dress accordingly.

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