14 days in Liguria Itinerary

14 days in Liguria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Liguria sightseeing planner
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Fly
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Porto Venere
— 1 night
Drive
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Cinque Terre
— 4 nights
Train
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Genoa
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sanremo
— 4 nights
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Porto Venere — 1 night

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 19th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Nostra Signora degli Angeli and then step off the mainland to explore Isola Palmaria. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pietro Church, then look for gifts at Le Mie Sete - Atelier Artistico Artigianale, and then wander the streets of Portovenere.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Porto Venere vacation planning site.

Rome to Porto Venere is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in July since evenings lows in Porto Venere dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.
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Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature
Side Trip

Cinque Terre — 4 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Go for a jaunt from Cinque Terre to Levanto to see Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, trek along Cinque Terre footpaths, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Fegina, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre day trip planning app.

You can drive from Porto Venere to Cinque Terre in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can take a train to Genoa.
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Side Trip

Genoa — 4 nights

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 (Baia del Silenzio & Hike the Punta Manara). Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, partake in some friendly competition at Ilgioco.net - Escape Room Games & more, and see the interesting displays at Galata Museo del Mare.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Genoa sightseeing site.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Genoa by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cinque Terre in July since evenings lows in Genoa dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sanremo.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trip

Sanremo — 4 nights

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sanremo: Basilica di San Nicolo (in Pietra Ligure), Cascate Delle Libellule Azzurre (in Rialto) and Grotte di Toirano (in Toirano).

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sanremo trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Genoa to Sanremo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Sanremo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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.
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