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Italian Riviera hike and taste tour

Hiking is for sure one of the best ways to enjoy the Italian Riviera amazing landscape and breathe the authenticity of its villages. Breathtaking views of the Sea and incredible untouched nature surrounds you during your hike in Cinque Terre, Portofino and Palmaria island. But, there’s more. In fact, we have decided to make this trip more special adding the gourmet part!

Why Choose It

A trip thought for those of you who are more active and want to experience the stunning landscapes of the Italian Riviera with a gourmet touch and in a comfortable way.

Highlights
  • Private local experienced and knowledgeable tour guide as per itinerary
  • English speaking BeautifuLiguria’s tour leader throughout trip
  • Boutique and selected accommodation
  • Hiking tours of Cinque Terre, Palmaria island, Portofino
  • Gourmet picnics with specialties handmade by a local chef prepared to take with you during your hike.
  • Typical ligurian tastings and lunch
Info Box
  • A magic journey of 7 days / 6 nights
  • Travel dates:
    • SEPT 24-1, 2017
  • Number of participants: min 6 – max 12 people*
  • Price per person 2700 euros
  • Single Supplement 480 euros

*Departures are guaranteed at the same price for a minimum of 2 participants but with 2 to 5 guests booked, the trip runs with private local tour guide, without the tour leader.

Included

  • 6 nights in boutique accommodation in Cinque Terre with breakfast included
  • transfer with private driver as per itinerary
  • ferry tickets Palmaria island
  • 2 typical Italian dinners
  • 2 lunches in typical trattoria
  • 1 pic-nic lunch prepared by a local chef
  • english speaking BeautifuLiguria’s tour leader throughout trip
  • experienced and knowledgeable private local tour guide as per itinerary
  • wine tasting followed by lunch
  • city tax

Not included

  • Airfare to/from Italy
  • Transfers beyond those mentioned above
  • Travel insurance, meals and beverages other than those mentioned above
  • Personal spending money
  • Room upgrades and extras
 

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What You Can Expect

1 DAY – Welcome to Liguria!

Welcome to Liguria beautiful territory, known as the Italian Riviera. Private transfer from Spezia railway station, luggage porter and check-in at your charming accommodation in the Cinque Terre National park. Our local greeter will welcome you. Relax after a long trip and start feeling the Italian atmosphere!

In the evening, you’ll be welcomed to an Italian restaurant and taste ligurian dishes, wine included of course!

2 DAY – Hiking day with pic-nic in Cinque Terre

After breakfast, you’ll meet your local insider for a hiking day in Cinque. This day you’ll explore the Cinque Terre from its paths! As we know well the Cinque Terre territory we’ll suggest and accompany you on the best trails according to the season and the weather and also to your needs and desires. You’ll hike paths which are less known by most of the tourists and which leave you speechless for the great beauty they offer to your eyes.

You will explore this incredible area taking time to enjoy hikes among terraced vineyards overlooking the sea and stunning views of the villages from the top!

During your hiking day you’ll have a gourmet picnic handmade by a local chef with typical specialties that you can enjoy and taste all day (vegetable pies, focaccia, salami, cheese, fruits…)

Free dinner in the evening

3 DAY –Hiking Portofino Natural Park

After breakfast, you’ll meet your local private tour guide at your hotel and your private driver to transfer to Portofino preserved park for a hiking day in one of the most beautiful part of our territory.

From the heights of Portofino Peninsula you’ll admire extensive panoramas with mountains plunging into the Mediterranean sea, fishing villages overlooking little bays with crystalline water.

Your local private guide will take you to this natural paradise hiking on the best itineraries, taking also in considerations the season and the weather. There are more than 30 KM of hiking tracks: you will hike and stop for lunch in a typical family owned agriturismo. We know these paths as the back of our hands, we are sure you’ll enjoy your day!

Private transfer back to your hotel

Free dinner in the evening

4 DAY – Hiking on Palmaria island

After breakfast, you’ll meet your local private tour guide and private driver for a wonderful day in Portovenere and then hike on Palmaria island! You will visit the picturesque village of Portovenere and its marine park, called “The Gulf of Poets” and then with your insider you’ll reach the island of Palmaria by public boat and hike the Island exploring its beautiful beaches, interesting and spectacular sights, such as Grotta Azzurra (Blue Cave) and admire different landscapes.

During your hiking day you’ll stop in a typical trattoria on Palmaria island to have lunch.

Afternoon free and back to your hotel by private driver.

Free dinner in the evening

5 DAY – Hiking day in Cinque Terre with wine tasting

After breakfast, you’ll meet your local private tour guide for a second hiking day in the National park of Cinque Terre discovering a territory rich of vineyards overlooking the Mediterrnean sea. You’ll be welcomed by a local winegrover for a special wine tasting followed by lunch with fresh local ingredients.

Free dinner in the evening.

6 DAY – Relaxing day

After brekafst, you can take your time to relax as you like. Of course we can give you a suggested list of experiences not to miss, but it’s up to you.

You can relax on the beach reading a book, swimming in the clear blue water of the Mediterranean sea or do shopping!

Farwell dinner in the evening.

7 DAY – Arrivederci day

After breakfast, check-out. Today it’s the “arrivederci” day and private transfer to La Spezia railway station. We will look forward to meeting you again and hope that you enjoyed your hiking trip!

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What Clients Say

Michael

“Anna, made my trip so smooth and worry free. Making sure that everything was easy and organized. She was always there whenever I needed something. And so personable too”

Michael

Chicago, USA

Kevin

“We had a great experience with BeautifuLiguria - they are very professional! I cannot thank you enough for the wonderful stay we had in your beautiful region! Grazie.”

Kevin

Australia

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