15 days in Liguria Itinerary

15 days in Liguria Itinerary

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15 days in Liguria Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
+2
Fly + Tram + Train:  6 h 15 min
1
Cinque Terre
— 6 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
2
Porto Venere
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Imperia
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Genoa
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Amsterdam

6
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere in La Spezia (about 44 minutes away). The adventure continues: hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, don't miss a visit to Borgo Antico, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Manarola, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Il Sentiero da Levanto a Monterosso.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cinque Terre online vacation planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Cinque Terre is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. In juni, Cinque Terre is a bit warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Porto Venere.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre

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Porto Venere

Porto Venere ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Portido Marina. Venture out of the city with trips to Grotte di Equi (in Equi Terme), Alpe di Succiso (in Ramiseto) and Punta Corvo (in Ameglia).

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto Venere trip itinerary builder app .

You can ride a ferry from Cinque Terre to Porto Venere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in juni, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Imperia.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Neighborhoods Nature Parks

Side Trips

Punta Corvo, Alpe di Succiso, Grotte di Equi
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Portido Marina ©
Portido Marina
Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Isola Palmaria ©
Isola Palmaria

2
nights
Imperia

Imperia ©
Imperia is a coastal city and comune in the region of Liguria, Italy. On the 25th (Thu), stroll through Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo, Head underground at Grotte di Toirano, then make a trip to Finalborgo, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Borgio Verezzi. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Cervo, enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni Nicade, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Budello di Alassio, then explore the world behind art at Museo Diocesano e Battistero Paleocristiano, and finally steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Albenga.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Imperia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Porto Venere to Imperia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in juni, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Genoa.

Things to do in Imperia

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Alassio, Albenga, Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo, Grotte di Toirano, Grotte di Borgio Verezzi
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Grotte di Borgio Verezzi ©
Grotte di Borgio Verezzi
Finalborgo ©
Finalborgo
Budello di Alassio ©
Budello di Alassio

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Genoa

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Take a break from Genoa with a short trip to Baia del Silenzio in Sestri Levante, about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Aquarium of Genoa, stop by Boccadasse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, and get to know the fascinating history of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Genoa vacation planner.

You can take a train from Imperia to Genoa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In juni, daily temperatures in Genoa can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Baia del Silenzio
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Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Boccadasse ©
Boccadasse
Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio