5 days in Genoa & Cinque Terre Itinerary

5 days in Genoa & Cinque Terre Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italian Riviera visit planner
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Genoa
— 1 night
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Cinque Terre
— 3 nights

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Genoa — 1 night

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, Milano Linate Airport and Turin Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Genoa can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Cinque Terre.
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cinque Terre: L'attesa (in Viareggio), Pisa (Battistero di San Giovanni & Piazza dei Miracoli) and Portovenere (in Porto Venere). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Le mura di Lucca, admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, take a stroll around Vernazza, and trek along Cinque Terre Trails.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Cinque Terre holiday planner.

You can take a train from Genoa to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Genoa in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Cinque Terre, with lows around 64°F.
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