13 days in Italian Riviera

13 days in Italian Riviera

Aug 13, 2016  -  Aug 25, 2016
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Route & dates

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  9 h
1
Santa Margherita Ligure
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
2
Cinque Terre
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Finale Ligure
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h
End: Stockholm

2
nights
Santa Margherita Ligure

Santa Margherita Ligure ©
Santa Margherita Ligure is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 35km southeast of Genoa, in the Tigullio traditional area.Santa Margherita Ligure borders the following municipalities: Camogli, Portofino, Rapallo.It has a port, used for both tourism and fishing activities. You'll get in some beach time at Baia del Silenzio and Spiaggia Minaglia Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Abbazia di San Fruttuoso and Santuario di Montallegro. When in Santa Margherita Ligure, make a side trip to see Bagni Marini in Lavagna, approximately Lavagna away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Bagni Marina Stabilimento Balneare, trek along Camogli - San Rocco - Batterie - San Fruttuoso Trail, walk around Ente Parco di Portofino, and enjoy the sand and surf at San Michele di Pagana.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Santa Margherita Ligure is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in August, with highs in Santa Margherita Ligure at 33°C and lows at 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Santa Margherita Ligure

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rapallo, Camogli, Bagni Marina Stabilimento Balneare, Bagni Marini, Baia del Silenzio
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Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Abbazia di San Fruttuoso ©
Abbazia di San Fruttuoso
Santuario di Montallegro ©
Santuario di Montallegro

6
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Take a break from the city and head to Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and Cinque Terre Trails. Get some historical perspective at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco and San Pietro Church. Explore Cinque Terre's surroundings by going to Bagni Aldebaran (in Cogoleto), Portovenere (in Porto Venere) and Genoa (Boccadasse & Via Giuseppe Garibaldi). Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Fegina, look for gifts at Art in Banchi, don't miss a visit to Oratorio della Confraternita dei Neri Mortis et Orationis, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola.

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You can take a train from Santa Margherita Ligure to Cinque Terre in an hour. Another option is to drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Cinque Terre when traveling from Santa Margherita Ligure in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Finale Ligure.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Porto Venere, Genoa, Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura, Bagni Aldebaran
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre

3
nights
Finale Ligure

Finale Ligure ©
Finale Ligure is a comune on the Gulf of Genoa in the Province of Savona in Liguria, Italy. You'll get in some beach time at Baia dei Saraceni and Varigotti Beach. Get outdoors at Il Cavallino Bianco Beach and Grotte di Toirano. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Finale Ligure: Bagni Regina (in Andora), Budello di Alassio (in Alassio) and Bagni Marechiaro (in Cogoleto). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Bagni Wanda and make a trip to Lungomare Europa - pista ciclabile fra Varazze e Cogoleto.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Finale Ligure trip maker tool.

Drive from Cinque Terre to Finale Ligure in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Finale Ligure

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bagni Regina, Lungomare Europa - pista ciclabile fra Varazze e Cogoleto, Budello di Alassio, Bagni Marechiaro, Bagni Wanda
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Il Cavallino Bianco Beach ©
Il Cavallino Bianco Beach
Budello di Alassio ©
Budello di Alassio
Grotte di Toirano ©
Grotte di Toirano