9 days in Liguria Itinerary

9 days in Liguria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Liguria holiday planner

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Drive
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Genoa
— 3 nights
Train
2
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Drive
3
La Spezia
— 3 nights
Drive

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Aquarium of Genoa. Family-friendly places like Boccadasse and Old Port will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, get to know the fascinating history of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, examine the collection at Galata Museo del Mare, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Genoa tour planner.

Florence to Genoa is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Genoa, with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

2
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.
On the 11th (Tue), hike along Cinque Terre Trails, then trek along Cinque Terre footpaths, then take a stroll around Vernazza, and finally hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Parco Avventura Val Di Vara, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madonnina della Punta.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Genoa to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Genoa in August, plan for little chillier nights in Cinque Terre, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to La Spezia.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

3
nights
La Spezia

La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Leaning Tower of Pisa and Piazza dei Miracoli. Explore La Spezia's surroundings by going to Pisa (Camposanto, Duomo di Pisa, &more), Parco di Pinocchio (in Collodi) and Lucca (San Michele in Foro, Le mura di Lucca, &more). There's more to do: stroll around Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our La Spezia travel planning app.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to La Spezia in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in La Spezia

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Liguria travel guide

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Aquariums · Landmarks · Beaches
Two millennia ago the whole of northwestern Italy was inhabited by the Liguris, the people from whom the region of Liguria gets its name. Today, this northwestern region of Italy is home to seaside resort towns often compared to Cannes and Monaco. Liguria's coastline is dotted with dozens of sandy, rocky, and pebbly beaches. Genoa, a thriving urban center and the country's largest commercial port, is also here. An easily accessible holiday destination, the region features an excellent network of roads and railroad lines that run the length of the coast, linking the popular Italian Riviera with France and the rest of Europe, which makes it especially convenient if you’re planning trips to other areas. Whether you choose to travel by train or car, the journey takes you through tunnel after tunnel and past villages, vineyards, and olive groves.