5 days in Portofino & Cinque Terre Itinerary

5 days in Portofino & Cinque Terre Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, Drive to Portofino
— 1 night
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights



— 1 night
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): stroll through Area Marina Protetta Portofino, don't miss a visit to Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giorgio, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Brown, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Portofino.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Portofino trip itinerary planner.

Beirut, Lebanon to Portofino is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Beirut to Portofino due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Beirut in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Portofino: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Portofino

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
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Cinque Terre

— 3 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): trek along Cinque Terre Trails, make a trip to Borgo Antico, then don't miss a visit to Oratorio della Confraternita dei Neri Mortis et Orationis, and finally hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cinque Terre itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Portofino to Cinque Terre in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Cinque Terre when traveling from Portofino in July, with lows around 21°C. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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