5 days in Portofino & Cinque Terre Itinerary

5 days in Portofino & Cinque Terre Itinerary

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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
— 3 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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Portofino tour website.

San Francisco, USA to Portofino is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Portofino is 9 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Portofino to be somewhat warmer, temps between 83°F and 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre — 3 nights

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cinque Terre: Genoa (Boccadasse, Aquarium of Genoa, &more) and Ponte Thaon di Revel (in La Spezia). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and take a stroll around Vernazza.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cinque Terre online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Portofino to Cinque Terre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Portofino in August, expect little chillier with lows of 64°F in Cinque Terre. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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