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Tap into the beauty of Italy’s famous Cinque Terre coast on this popular day trip from Milan. You’ll travel in the comfort of a coach bus to the terraced landscape of five cliff-side villages and experience the breathtaking landscapes by boat as you make your way to Monterosso. This tour includes plenty of free time to explore before venturing to the harbor village of Vernazza by coastal train. This Cinque Terre day trip showcases the best of this stunning destination and offers travelers a hassle-free way to explore all the highlights.


  • Full-day trip to the beautiful Cinque Terre coastal region from Milan
  • Discover some of the five cliffside villages and scenery of the UNESCO-listed region
  • Take a boat from Pontovenere to Monterosso al Mare village and admire the coast from the sea
  • Enjoy free time to explore and have lunch (own expense) in Monterosso
  • Ride a coastal train to pretty Vernazza village and stroll and relax at leisure
  • Admire the views on a scenic train ride to the town of La Spezia
  • Learn about the historic terraced landscapes and colorful harbor villages

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What You Can Expect

Cinque Terre Day Trip from Milan

Explore the stunning Cinque Terre coastal region on a day trip from Milan

Join your guide in central Milan for this Cinque Terre Day Trip from the city. Board a comfortable air-conditioned coach bus, and enjoy time to relax and unwind as you take in the stunning scenery outside your window. 

Travel to the Gulf of the Powers (Golfo dei Poeti) on the Italian Riviera and make your way to the village of Portovenere, on the Ligurian Coast. Listen in as your guide shares interesting facts, history and highlights of this UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes the iconic Cinque Terre. Discover new information about the five distinct villages that make up this coastal destination that’s stationed on the Mediterranean Sea.

You’ll have the chance to hop aboard a local boat and head out to see where you’ll journey to Monterosso al Mare, the largest of Cinque Terre’s five villages. Upon arrival, you’ll have plenty of free time to explore the pedestrian tunnel, cafes, beaches and picture-perfect squares on your own. Enjoy lunch (own expense) at one of the numerous local restaurants. 

After spending time here, you’ll head with your guide to another of Cinque Terre’s villages called Vernazza aboard a local train. You’ll have time once again to explore at your leisure. Wander the quiet harbor, meander the cobbled street of Via Roma and stop in to one of the historic churches here.

When your time in Vernazza draws to a close, join your guide and travel by scenic train to the town of La Spezia, where you’ll hop aboard your comfortable coach and return to Milan. Bid farewell to your guide and fellow travelers here, as your Cinque Terre tour ends and your Milan evening begins.

Customer Reviews

Clara H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

So glad to have seen this beautiful area of Italy and so glad we did in on a tour rather than trying to make our own arrangements. Tour guide and bus driver were wonderful. This is a long day - but a good one.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This was a very long day trip but it was an excellent tour. The wind churned up the water tremendously
which provided some fantastic photo ops so we had to forego the boat excursion but otherwise, it was an excellent trip.

Kathy G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This was a very well organized tour with a great tour guide. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Cinque Terre.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The weather wasn't great the day we went but it's worth the day trip from Milan.

Bhupindarpal S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

loved the tour and the guide. We'll worth the effort of the early departure. Full day of sightseeing.

Chelsea D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

My husband and son enjoyed this trip greatly. They said it was a very long day and quite busy at times catching trains, finding meeting spots etc. but the spectacular scenery made up for it. My youngest son and I are planning to do it one day he was unwell this time and we missed out.

Roberta Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Excellent trip!!!

Brian S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We had a wonderful day trip from Milan to Cinque Terre. We had perfect weather and a great guide for the day. Several of the walking trails are closed for repairs so the best way is to take the guided tour to visit these towns. We had plenty of time in three of the major towns starting from the furthest out by boat and working our way back by train. Our recommended lunch ristoranti was outstanding as we had the local fish. Just a great place to visit and take tons of photos. If you can spend a day there it is better than being in downtown Florence in my opinion.

Sylvia R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Fantastic Tour....the scenery was amazing, and the village we spent most of the time in was worth the visit.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015


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