22 days in Italian Riviera Itinerary

22 days in Italian Riviera Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Imperia
— 4 nights
2
Porto Venere
— 3 nights
3
Cinque Terre
— 7 nights
4
Genoa
— 6 nights

4
nights
Imperia

Imperia ©
Imperia is a coastal city and comune in the region of Liguria, Italy. Get out of town with these interesting Imperia side-trips: Sanremo (Villa Ormond, Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo, &more), Chiesa di San Paragorio (in Noli) and Santuario della Madonna Miracolosa (in Taggia). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Finalborgo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Cervo, steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Albenga, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Natale di Andrea Doria.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Imperia trip maker tool.

Dallas, USA to Imperia is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Dallas to Imperia. When traveling from Dallas in March, plan for slightly colder days in Imperia, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Porto Venere.

Things to do in Imperia

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sanremo, Albenga, Finale Ligure, Alassio, Cervo
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Budello di Alassio ©
Budello di Alassio
Finalborgo ©
Finalborgo
Muretto di Alassio ©
Muretto di Alassio

3
nights
Porto Venere

Porto Venere ©
Porto Venere is a town and comune (municipality) located on the Ligurian coast of Italy in the province of La Spezia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto Venere: Basilica Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta (in Sarzana) and Villa Magni (in San Terenzo). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Portovenere, head off the coast to Isola Palmaria, make a trip to Palazzata a Mare, and look for gifts at Le Mie Sete - Atelier Artistico Artigianale.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Porto Venere trip planner.

Getting from Imperia to Porto Venere by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Imperia in March since evenings lows in Porto Venere dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Basilica Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta, Villa Magni
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Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Isola Palmaria ©
Isola Palmaria
Le Mie Sete - Atelier Artistico Artigianale ©

7
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.
Step out of Cinque Terre to go to Levanto and see Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, do a tasting at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink, hike along Sentiero Monterosso - Vernazza, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Porto Venere to Cinque Terre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Genoa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Levanto
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Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza

6
nights
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.
Explore Genoa's surroundings by going to Abbazia di San Fruttuoso (in Camogli), Lungomare Europa - pista ciclabile fra Varazze e Cogoleto (in Varazze) and Santa Margherita Ligure (in Santa Margherita Ligure). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello, get to know the fascinating history of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Genoa trip planning site.

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Genoa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cinque Terre in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Genoa. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Genoa

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Abbazia di San Fruttuoso, Lungomare Europa - pista ciclabile fra Varazze e Cogoleto, Baia del Silenzio, Santa Margherita Ligure
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Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Boccadasse ©
Boccadasse
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi ©
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi

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