4 days in Portofino & Cinque Terre Itinerary

4 days in Portofino & Cinque Terre Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italian Riviera route planner
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Fly to Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, Drive to Portofino
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Portofino
— 1 day
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Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
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Portofino — 1 day

Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giorgio, explore the historical opulence of Castello Brown, then enjoy the sand and surf at Baia di Paraggi, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Area Marina Protetta Portofino.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Portofino trip itinerary planning website.

Philadelphia, USA to Portofino is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. While traveling from Philadelphia, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Portofino, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre — 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): stroll through Sentiero Vernazza a Corniglia, then get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Antico, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre visit app.

You can take a train from Portofino to Cinque Terre in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Portofino in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Cinque Terre, with lows around 21°C. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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