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The Best of Cinque Terre Small Group Tour from Lucca

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10 hrs
Suitable for 2-10 Participants
Experience the breathtaking beauty of Cinque Terre on the Best of Cinque Terre Small Group Tour from Lucca. Explore this UNESCO World Heritage site with its enchanting coastline and picturesque villages that hug the cliffs. Travel by bus, boat, and train between Vernazza, Manarola, and Monterosso, capturing incredible photos of the Italian Riviera along the way. Dive into the crystal-clear waters for a swim, indulge in delicious homemade gelato, and immerse yourself in the charm of these colorful villages. With plenty of time to relax, shop, and savor a delectable lunch, this tour is the perfect opportunity to discover the hidden gems of Cinque Terre. Don't miss out on this unforgettable adventure in one of the most stunning landscapes in Italy.


  • Transport by air-conditioned bus or minivan
  • Free visit of Manarola, Vernazza, Monterosso
  • Expert tour leader for the day

Not included

  • Gratuities
  • Lunch

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Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Italian Riviera with the Best of Cinque Terre Small Group Tour from Lucca. This captivating tour takes you on an unforgettable journey through the enchanting Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its picturesque coastline and charming villages. Marvel at the rare flora and colorful houses that dot the landscape as you explore Vernazza, Manarola, and Monterosso. From the moment you step aboard the bus to the moment you disembark under the orange TAXI sign at the train station, every moment of this tour is filled with awe-inspiring sights and unforgettable experiences.

What to expect?

During this 10-hour tour, you can expect to witness some of the most breathtaking views and scenery in Italy. Travel by boat, bus, and train between the charming villages of Vernazza, Manarola, and Monterosso. Capture the beauty of the Italian Riviera through your lens and take home incredible memories. You'll have plenty of time to relax on the picturesque beaches, swim in the crystal-clear waters, savor a delectable artisan gelato, and shop for souvenirs. This tour offers the perfect combination of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion, allowing you to embrace the true essence of the Cinque Terre.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for anyone who appreciates natural beauty, cultural heritage, and immersive experiences. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a photography lover, or simply seeking a day filled with exploration and relaxation, this tour caters to all. Solo travelers, couples, and families looking for a unique and memorable experience will find themselves captivated by the charm of the Cinque Terre. The tour is suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, making it accessible to everyone. Discover the magic of the Italian Riviera and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Why book this?

Embarking on the Best of Cinque Terre Small Group Tour from Lucca offers an unmatched opportunity to witness the beauty and splendor of one of the world's most stunning landscapes. This tour provides a hassle-free experience, with all transportation and itinerary details taken care of. You'll benefit from the knowledge and expertise of experienced guides who will enhance your journey with fascinating historical and cultural insights. The chance to explore Vernazza, Manarola, and Monterosso, three of the most iconic villages in the Cinque Terre, is not to be missed. From admiring medieval castles to indulging in delightful Italian gelato, this tour promises an extraordinary adventure you'll cherish forever.

Good to know

The Best of Cinque Terre Small Group Tour from Lucca has a total duration of 600 minutes (10 hours). The tour starts and ends outside the train station under the orange TAXI sign. It includes boat, bus, and train transportation between the villages, offering a variety of perspectives to appreciate the beauty of the coastline. The tour allows for ample free time to swim in the azure waters or stroll along the sandy beaches. Don't forget to try the artisan gelato, a delicious treat that will make your beach experience even sweeter. Make sure to bring your camera to capture the unforgettable landscapes and colorful houses. Comfortable walking shoes and swimwear are also recommended for a truly enjoyable experience.


Travelers who have embarked on the Best of Cinque Terre Small Group Tour from Lucca rave about its enchanting beauty and unforgettable experiences. Visitors praise the knowledgeable guides who provide fascinating insights into the history and culture of the region. The opportunity to explore the charming villages of Vernazza, Manarola, and Monterosso has left a lasting impression on many, with their medieval castles and colorful houses providing a picturesque backdrop for stunning photographs. The chance to swim in the crystal-clear waters and indulge in artisan gelato is highly recommended by past participants. Overall, travelers express their satisfaction and delight with this captivating tour, describing it as a must-do experience for anyone visiting the Cinque Terre.
Meeting point
Piazzale Ricasoli, 15, Piazzale Ricasoli, 15, 55100 Lucca LU
Outside the train station, under the orange TAXI sign
End point
Piazzale Ricasoli, 15, Piazzale Ricasoli, 15, 55100 Lucca LU
Outside the train station, under the orange TAXI sign

Your Itinerary


Meet your tour leader at the designated meeting point in Lucca. Get ready for an exciting day exploring the stunning Cinque Terre.

Bus Ride to Cinque Terre

Sit back and relax as you enjoy a comfortable bus ride from Lucca to the beautiful Cinque Terre region. Admire the scenic views along the way and get ready for an unforgettable adventure.


Arrive in Vernazza, one of the five picturesque villages of Cinque Terre. Explore the narrow streets, colorful houses, and charming harbor. Take in the breathtaking views of the Italian Riviera and capture memorable photos.

Boat Ride to Manarola

Embark on a scenic boat ride from Vernazza to Manarola. Enjoy the refreshing sea breeze and admire the stunning coastal scenery. Get your camera ready for postcard-worthy views of the coastline and the colorful village of Manarola.


Step ashore in Manarola and immerse yourself in the charm of this quaint village. Wander through the narrow streets, browse local shops, and savor the authentic Italian atmosphere. Don't forget to try some delicious gelato or sample local delicacies.

Train Ride to Monterosso

Hop on a train from Manarola to Monterosso, the largest of the Cinque Terre villages. Enjoy a scenic journey through tunnels and along the coastline. Marvel at the rugged cliffs and turquoise waters as you approach your next destination.


Arrive in Monterosso and discover the charm of this seaside village. Relax on the sandy beach, take a dip in the crystal-clear waters, or explore the narrow streets lined with shops and restaurants. Enjoy a leisurely lunch at a local trattoria and soak up the laid-back atmosphere.

Train Ride to Vernazza

Board the train from Monterosso back to Vernazza. Sit back and enjoy the scenic ride through the picturesque landscape of Cinque Terre. Admire the vineyards, terraced hillsides, and charming villages along the way.


Bid farewell to Cinque Terre as you arrive back at the train station in Vernazza. Your tour leader will provide any necessary information for your onward journey. Reflect on the unforgettable experiences and memories made during this incredible day trip.

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Safety information

  • Masks provided for participants
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Safety gear and equipment sanitised Between Use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Guides required To regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for participants upon arrival
  • Paid stay at home policy for staff with symptoms

Additional information

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for participants with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for pregnant participants
  • Not recommended for participants with poor cardiovascular health
  • Participants should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Other
  • Hand sanitiser available to participants and staff
  • Participants must be able to climb and descend stairs
  • There is no hiking on this tour but there are uneven surfaces
  • People with walking difficulties, walking sticks or wheelchairs are NOT accepted
  • The tour planning can be different, but you will always visit three of the five villages.
  • On rare occasions the boat ride will stop operating due to bad weather or strong wind
  • The itinerary may be changed due to acts of force majeure: bad weather, strikes etc.
  • A minimum number of travellers is required to run this tour. If there are not enough passengers to meet requirements, you will be offered an alternative option or full refund.
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.