9 days in Liguria Itinerary

9 days in Liguria Itinerary

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9 days in Liguria Itinerary

Start: Cannes
train:  6​h 15​min
1
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
2
Porto Venere
— 1 night
bus + train:  2​h 15​min
3
Genoa
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Milan

3
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.
Cinque Terre is known for trails, shopping, historic sites, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, take in the waterfront at Passeggiata Lungomare, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cinque Terre footpaths, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre tour builder .

London, UK to Cinque Terre is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also take a train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Cinque Terre due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Cinque Terre reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Porto Venere.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre

1
night
Porto Venere

Porto Venere ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Nostra Signora degli Angeli, don't miss a visit to Santuario della Madonna Bianca (Chiesa di San Lorenzo), then take a stroll through Portovenere, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Pietro Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto Venere tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Cinque Terre to Porto Venere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Porto Venere are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santuario di Nostra Signora degli Angeli
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Portovenere ©
Portovenere

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Genoa side-trips: Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante) and Cathedral of Cremona (in Cremona). There's much more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Genoa, take in panoramic vistas at Spianata Castelletto, take a stroll through Boccadasse, and examine the collection at Dialogo nel Buio.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Genoa trip planner .

Traveling by car from Porto Venere to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Porto Venere in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Genoa. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cathedral of Cremona, Baia del Silenzio
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Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Boccadasse ©
Boccadasse

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