9 days in Italian Riviera Itinerary

9 days in Italian Riviera Itinerary

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Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
2
Porto Venere
— 1 night
3
Albenga
— 1 night
4
Genoa
— 3 nights

3
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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Get outdoors at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and Cinque Terre footpaths. Cinque Terre Trails and Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre, get to know the fascinating history of Groppo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cinque Terre attractions planning app.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Cinque Terre is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, Cinque Terre is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Porto Venere.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Isola Palmaria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pietro Church, and then take a stroll through Portovenere.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Porto Venere day trip planning website.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Porto Venere in 1.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In April in Porto Venere, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Albenga.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks
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Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Isola Palmaria ©
Isola Palmaria

1
night
Albenga

Albenga ©
Albenga is a city and comune situated on the Gulf of Genoa on the Italian Riviera in the Province of Savona in Liguria, northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get outside with Bagni St. Anna, get to know the fascinating history of Budello di Alassio, look for gifts at Antico Frantoio Sommariva, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Michele Arcangelo, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Diocesano e Battistero Paleocristiano, and finally contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Albenga.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Albenga trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Porto Venere to Albenga by car takes about 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Albenga are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Albenga

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Alassio
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Budello di Alassio ©
Budello di Alassio
Museo Diocesano e Battistero Paleocristiano ©

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Galata Museo del Mare and Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova and Boccadasse. Change things up with these side-trips from Genoa: Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montallegro (in Rapallo) and Oratorio della Santissima Trinita (in Lavagna). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, see the interesting displays at Dialogo nel Buio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Nicolosio, and admire the landmark architecture of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Genoa travel route planner.

Getting from Albenga to Genoa by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Genoa sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montallegro, Oratorio della Santissima Trinita
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Galata Museo del Mare ©
Galata Museo del Mare
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi ©
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi
Boccadasse ©
Boccadasse

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