11 days in Portofino, Cinque Terre & Florence Itinerary

11 days in Portofino, Cinque Terre & Florence Itinerary

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Fly to Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, Drive to Portofino
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Portofino
— 2 nights
Train
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Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 5 nights
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Portofino

— 2 nights
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Change things up with these side-trips from Portofino: PG Corse Pista Ronco Kart (in Ronco Scrivia) and Archaeological and mining museum of Castiglione Chiavarese (in Castiglione Chiavarese). There's lots more to do: stop by L'Ancoretta, stroll through Area Marina Protetta Portofino, go for a stroll along the water at Marina di Portofino, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Martino.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Portofino trip itinerary maker app.

Houston, USA to Portofino is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Houston to Portofino, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Houston, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Portofino, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Portofino

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Cinque Terre

— 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 20th (Wed), get great views at View Point Corniglia, then explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di Nostra Signora di Reggio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): stop by Fannys Bazar, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cinque Terre Trails, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Manarola.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre sightseeing site.

Traveling by train from Portofino to Cinque Terre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Portofino in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 46°F in Cinque Terre. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Florence

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip site.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. November in Florence sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

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