10 days in Province of Genoa, Cinque Terre & Portofino Itinerary

10 days in Province of Genoa, Cinque Terre & Portofino Itinerary

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10 days in Province of Genoa, Cinque Terre & Portofino Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Ronco Scrivia
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cinque Terre
— 5 nights
Train:  45​min
3
Portofino
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Detroit

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Ronco Scrivia

Ronco Scrivia ©
Ronco Scrivia is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 20km north of Genoa.Ronco Scrivia borders the following municipalities: Busalla, Fraconalto, Isola del Cantone, Voltaggio. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): don't miss a visit to Monte Reale, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Della Pietra, and then have some family-friendly fun at PG Corse Pista Ronco Kart.

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Detroit, USA to Ronco Scrivia is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Ronco Scrivia can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Ronco Scrivia

Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello Della Pietra
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Monte Reale ©
Monte Reale

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nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Get out of town with these interesting Cinque Terre side-trips: Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca), Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa, Duomo di Pisa, & more) and Forte Diamante (in Sant'Olcese). Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre. There's much more to do: stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, hike along Cinque Terre Trails, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Genoa.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cinque Terre road trip website .

Traveling by car from Ronco Scrivia to Cinque Terre takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Ronco Scrivia in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cinque Terre: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Portofino.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pisa, Aquarium of Genoa, Le mura di Lucca, Forte Diamante
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Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa

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Portofino

Portofino ©
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Explore Portofino's surroundings by going to Borzonasca (Abbazia di Sant’Andrea & Parco Regionale dell'Aveto) and Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Santa Margherita Ligure, visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Portofino, step into the grandiose world of Castello Brown, and look for all kinds of wild species at Area Marina Protetta Portofino.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Portofino route builder site .

Take a train from Cinque Terre to Portofino in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 59°F. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portofino

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Borzonasca, Santa Margherita Ligure, Baia del Silenzio, Santuario della Madonna dell'Olivo
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Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Santa Margherita Ligure ©
Santa Margherita Ligure
Area Marina Protetta Portofino ©
Area Marina Protetta Portofino

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