20 days in Italian Riviera Itinerary

20 days in Italian Riviera Itinerary

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20 days in Italian Riviera Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + Drive:  22 h
1
Sestri Levante
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Porto Venere
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Cervo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Spotorno
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: Sao Paulo

5
nights
Sestri Levante

Sestri Levante ©
Sestri Levante is a town and comune in Liguria, Italy. Take a break from the city and head to Levanto beach and Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza. You'll get in some beach time at Spiaggia di Fegina and Beach Bar Stella Marina. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sestri Levante: Monterosso al Mare (Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco & Oratorio della Confraternita dei Neri Mortis et Orationis), Levanto to Monterosso Trail (in Levanto) and Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church (in Vernazza). There's still lots to do: stroll through Baia del Silenzio, learn about winemaking at Terra di Bargon, get to know the fascinating history of Cinque Terre Trails, and trek along Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sestri Levante trip itinerary maker .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Sestri Levante is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Sestri Levante. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in July: high temperatures in Sestri Levante hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Porto Venere.

Things to do in Sestri Levante

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Cinque Terre, Levanto, Centro Storico
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©

4
nights
Porto Venere

Porto Venere ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Isola Palmaria and La Baia Blu. Get outdoors at Lido di Lerici Stabilimento Balneare and Arenella Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto Venere day trip app .

You can drive from Sestri Levante to Porto Venere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. July in Porto Venere sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cervo.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lerici
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Isola Palmaria ©
Isola Palmaria
Portovenere ©
Portovenere
La Baia Blu - Stabilimento Balneare ©

4
nights
Cervo

Cervo ©
Visit Spiaggia l'Anciua and Baba Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pista Ciclabile della Riviera Ligure and Bagni Costa d'Oro. Step out of Cervo to go to Bordighera and see Bordighera Alta, which is approximately 42 minutes away.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cervo trip planner .

Drive from Porto Venere to Cervo in 3 hours. July in Cervo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Spotorno.

Things to do in Cervo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Alassio, Andora, Pista Ciclabile della Riviera Ligure, Bordighera Alta, Spiaggia l'Anciua
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Bagni Regina ©
Bagni Regina
Bordighera Alta ©
Bordighera Alta

4
nights
Spotorno

Spotorno ©
You'll get in some beach time at Varigotti Beach and Bagni Liliana. Take a break from the city and head to Bagni Garibaldi and Vittoria Beach. Take a break from Spotorno with a short trip to Il Cavallino Bianco Beach in Loano, about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Pluto Beach, stroll through Spiaggia di Punta Crena, take advantage of the amenities at Bagni Gallo, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Borgio Verezzi.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Spotorno online itinerary maker .

Getting from Cervo to Spotorno by car takes about an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Spotorno can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Spotorno

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Finale Ligure, Grotte di Borgio Verezzi, Lido delle Sirene, Il Cavallino Bianco Beach
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Il Cavallino Bianco Beach ©
Il Cavallino Bianco Beach
Bagni Garibaldi ©
Bagni Garibaldi
Grotte di Borgio Verezzi ©
Grotte di Borgio Verezzi

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