7 days in Portofino & Cinque Terre Itinerary

7 days in Portofino & Cinque Terre Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italian Riviera travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, Drive to Portofino
— 1 night
Cinque Terre
— 5 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 10th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Portofino, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello Brown. Keep things going the next day: go for a stroll along the water at Marina di Portofino, admire the striking features of Oratorio di Nostra Signora Assunta, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Di San Martino.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Portofino online tour builder.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Portofino is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In October, Portofino is somewhat warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Portofino

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Cinque Terre

— 5 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cinque Terre: Lucca (Torre Guinigi, Piazza Anfiteatro, &more), Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Piazza dei Miracoli) and Genoa (Old Port, Boccadasse, &more). There's lots more to do: hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, identify plant and animal life at Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, and stroll through Cinque Terre Trails.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cinque Terre travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Portofino to Cinque Terre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Portofino in October, plan for little chillier nights in Cinque Terre, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

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