17 days in Liguria Itinerary

17 days in Liguria Itinerary

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Fly to Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, Drive to Alassio
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Alassio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Genoa
— 6 nights
Drive
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Porto Venere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cinque Terre
— 6 nights
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Alassio

Alassio is a town and comune in the province of Savona situated in the western coast of Liguria, Northern Italy, approximately 80km from the French border.Alassio is known for its natural and scenic views. Change things up with these side-trips from Alassio: Savona (Monumento ai Caduti 1915-18 - “Rintocchi e Memorie” & Shivago Thai Massage School Italia), Finalborgo (in Finalborgo) and Centro Storico di Cervo (in Cervo). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Budello di Alassio, see the interesting displays at Museo Etnografico Della Val Varatella, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Concattedrale di San Siro, and delve into the distant past at Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia).

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Alassio trip itinerary planner.

Athens, Greece to Alassio is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Athens to Alassio, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Athens in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Alassio, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Alassio

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Budello di Alassio ©
Historic Walking Area
Budello di Alassio
4.3
Finalborgo ©
Landmark
Finalborgo
4.8

6
nights
Genoa

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Get out of town with these interesting Genoa side-trips: Sestri Levante (Hike the Punta Manara & Baia del Silenzio), Santa Margherita Ligure (in Santa Margherita Ligure) and Basilica di Santo Stefano (in Lavagna). The adventure continues: stop by Boccadasse, meet the residents at Aquarium of Genoa, get engrossed in the history at Museo di Palazzo Reale, and take in the waterfront at Old Port.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Genoa vacation planning site.

Drive from Alassio to Genoa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Porto Venere.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Aquarium of Genoa ©
Must see
Aquarium of Genoa
4.1
Boccadasse ©
Neighborhood
Boccadasse
4.5
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi ©
Historic Walking Area
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi
4.6

2
nights
Porto Venere

Porto Venere is a town and comune (municipality) located on the Ligurian coast of Italy in the province of La Spezia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Pieve di Sant'Andrea, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Nostra Signora degli Angeli, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pietro Church, and finally Head underground at Grotta di Byron. On the next day, visit Portovenere, make a trip to Palazzata a Mare, then learn about winemaking at De Gustibus, and finally don't miss a visit to Santuario della Madonna Bianca (Chiesa di San Lorenzo).

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Porto Venere online tour planner.

Drive from Genoa to Porto Venere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Genoa in October since evenings lows in Porto Venere dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Pieve di Sant'Andrea ©
Historic Site
Pieve di Sant'Andrea
4.4
Portovenere ©
World heritage site
Portovenere
4.8
De Gustibus ©
Winery / Vineyard
De Gustibus
4.8

6
nights
Cinque Terre

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Take a break from Cinque Terre with a short trip to Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere in La Spezia, about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, see the sights as you ascend with Arbaspaa, take a stroll around Vernazza, and get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Cinque Terre trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Porto Venere to Cinque Terre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Vernazza ©
Civic Center
Vernazza
4.3

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