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Explore Cinque Terre on a private tour with a guide. Travel by boat and train from La Spezia Port and visit three charming towns. Don’t worry about train schedules, or navigating, just relax and settle in to the Ligurian lifestyle while your guide takes care of the logistics. Have time to explore on your own and choose a spot for lunch (own expense) and learn about the region’s history and culture on the guided portions of the tour.
Escape the crowds on land and explore the Cinque Terre and surrounding coastline by sea, setting sail from La Spezia to skirt the Ligurian shore past Portovenere to the most famous fishing villages in Italy. Sail past Riomaggiore, Manarola, and Corniglia before stopping in Vernazza and Monterosso to enjoy free time to explore on your own. On the way back to La Spezia, dock in Portovenere to sightsee and shop.
See Cinque Terre from another perspective: from a boat at sea. Spend a full day sailing along the Italian riviera, viewing the five seaside towns and learning about the history of the area from your skipper. Drink in the views of the colorful villages that hug the coastline. Learn some sailing tips from the crew. Stop to swim in the shimmering sea. And then indulge in a lunch of Ligurian specialties, washing it down with some locally produced wine. Participants are limited to just 10 people on this small-group tour, ensuring plenty of personalized attention.
Skip the exhausting hikes and fast train rides and experience Cinque Terre by e-bike on a 4-hour guided tour. The bike's electric motor allows you to maximize your time and traverse the hilly terrain with ease. Eat traditional focaccia and taste locally produced wine during a break at the Sanctuary of Soviore. The scenic route also includes stops at charming churches, including Soviore and San Giovanni Battista.
Embark on a savory gastronomic journey through the historic port city of La Spezia, led by a friendly foodie guide. Sample tasty regional specialties at 5 different food stops, pre-selected to bring you the best of local cuisine. Taste briny fried anchovies, or a delicate chickpea pancake. Menus are seasonal, guaranteeing the freshest ingredients, and small groups are capped to ensure a personalized tasting adventure.
Learn the secrets of the Italian kitchen with this 3-hour cooking class in La Spezia. Led by an expert chef, begin at the local market to select fresh seafood and vegetables for your dishes. Then, bring your ingredients to the kitchen of a nearby ‘osteria.’ Receive hands-on training in your small group as you craft three courses of delicious Ligurian cuisine, sitting down to feast on your creations afterward. Numbers are limited to four people to keep the experience intimate.
If you are docked in La Spezia and puzzling over how to visit the picturesque fishing villages of the Cinque Terre along the coast, this shore excursion saves you the trouble of organizing the logistics on your own. Visit the villages of Vernazza and Monterosso with a guide, stopping to taste the local lemon liqueur, Limoncino. End your day with free time in Monterosso, the largest of the five villages, before heading back to La Spezia.
Learn the authentic recipe for pesto Genovese with an hour-long, hands-on cooking class in Levanto. Use a mortar and pestle to turn fresh basil, pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan, and olive oil into a classic Ligurian sauce, then enjoy what you’ve made alongside a glass of wine, and a spread of local products.
Be seduced by one of the most suggestive and renowned places in the world, set out to discover the breathtaking Cinque Terre in the company of our expert tour leader! Trains are undoubtedly the ideal means of transportation to explore the area: in just 15 minutes, passing through the sheer heights of the Ligurian Sea, you will reach Vernazza, one of the most colorful villages in the area. Enjoy some free time in this picturesque village. The second stop will be Monterosso, the largest of the Cinque Terre villages, which also owns a stunning beach characterized by fine white sand and a clear and transparent sea. Here we have reserved a surprise: we will take you to taste the delicious limoncino in a traditional shop! After having some free time in Monterosso, take the train to Riomaggiore, the last stop before coming back to La Spezia. This small village, like the other four, offers breathtaking views of the coast.
Check out the treasures of Florence and Pisa when your cruise ship docks in La Spezia. The day-long shore excursion is perfect if you want to see the Tuscan cities with a guarantee that you’ll be back at your cruise ship in time. The day trip includes a photo stop by the UNESCO-listed Leaning Tower of Pisa and free time in Florence. You can even upgrade to include a private walking tour of Florence to learn the history behind its Renaissance sights.
Dramatic yet remote, the fishing villages of Italy’s Cinque Terre have to be seen to be believed. But built into the steep cliffs above the sea, the villages are tricky to visit by land alone. Avoid the complicated train timetables and the busy walking routes, and see the villages in the best way—from the deck of a private boat. This daytime cruise from La Spezia has everything you need to visit the UNESCO-listed region with ease, and includes a short stop in Portovenere and local snacks, too.
Make the most of your time in port with a hassle-free tour of Pisa and Florence. Visit the Cathedral and the Campanile of Giotto, and the Piazza della Signoria and then choose between a visit to Uffizi Museum or Accademia Museum to learn about Italian art and architecture. Next get panoramic views of Florence and customize your visit to the capital of Tuscany. This tour helps visitors make the most of a time-constrained stop.
Make the most of your time in La Spezia port, and discover the world of Chianti wine on a private trip to the famous Tuscan region. The full-day shore excursion includes wine-and-food tastings in the village of Greve and at the wine estate of Rocca delle Macie, plus visits to other Tuscan villages. Spent time in the fortified hill town of Montefioralle, and admire Chianti region landmarks such as the Basilica of Santa Croce and Piazza Matteotti — Greve’s vibrant piazza.
Discover what goes into an authentic Italian meal by joining a local for a market tour and home cooking experience. Your host is a Cesarina—part of Italy’s acclaimed home cooks network—guaranteeing quality cooking and traditional recipes. Unlike a large-group cooking class, this personalized experience is tailored to each participant, enabling aspiring cooks to learn the secrets of traditional Italian food while helping prepare a 4-course meal.
Come and explore the gulf.
We offer great kayak excursions to go and discover the hidden beauties, reachable only by kayak, of our wonderful gulf.
You will be accompanied by our expert guides in this magical naturalistic tour.
We provide you with quality equipment, a sit on top kayak, paddle, safety life jacket, waterproof bag and waterproof mobile phone cover.
Also included in the tour will be a few drinks and snacks (aperitivo) on the beach.
Cinque Terre is the jewel of the Ligurian coast and this hiking tour from La Spezia covers four out of the five villages. Depart from the La Spezia train station and head straight to Manarola to begin your trek to Corniglia. Admire the beautiful views along the way and then enjoy time to explore the towns of Corniglia, Vernazza, and Riomaggiore before heading back to La Spezia.
The Cinque Terre is the star attraction of the Italian Riviera, but exploring the UNESCO-listed landscapes by car can be tricky. Instead, maximize your time on this private full-day tour by train from La Spezia and visit all of the five Cinque Terre villages in one day.
While docking ship in La Spezia, go on a private shore excursion to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Cinque Terre, and the fishing village of Portovenere. Since this is a private tour, you can choose which places you go to from a wide variety of areas along the Italian Riviera. Take a ferry ride to Vernazza (own expense), or stroll around Riomaggiore—the choice is yours.
See the best of Florence and Pisa on this full-day private shore excursion from La Spezia Port. This is a chance to explore two of Italy’s most famous cities and see landmarks like the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Ponte Vecchio, the Florence Cathedral, and Michelangelo’s famous statue of David. Learn about the history, art, and culture of these two great cities as you explore by car and on foot.
Swap La Spezia port for a day in Tuscany, and visit the cities of Lucca and Pisa with a private driver. How you spend your time in each city is up to you: climb the UNESCO-listed Leaning Tower of Pisa, gaze out at Lucca from the lofty heights of the Torre Guinigi or take a leisurely lunch in the Tuscan sun. All entrance fees and food are at your own expense.
Enjoy a leisurely e-bike ride in the La Spezia region with an option of four fun tours. Take the classic tour from La Spezia to Cinque Terre, bike around the Gulf of Poets from La Spezia to either Portovenere or Montemarcello, or tour Val di Magra. Each tour option features beautiful views of the seaside scenery and takes about four hours to complete.
One day sailing cruise in the Gulf of La Spezia and in the Cinque Terre Marine Natural Park.
Our sailing, carefree with the wind in your hair, wants to be able to make you spot dolphins, make you enjoy the sun and the most beautiful and famous baths of the clean waters of the Cinque Terre Marine Park along Riomaggiore, Manarola Corniglia and Vernazza up to Monterosso, for rare and suggestive souvenir photos.
During the day you will only have to think about relaxing. We take care of food and drinks. First an aperitif and then a typical Ligurian lunch. We will not fail to let you taste the good local wine and the focaccia baked the same morning.
We hope to be back in La Spezia for 18:00 accompanied perhaps by a couple of dolphins.
Excursion in a cave adventure trail, the only one of its kind in Italy.
Participants will be able to safely visit the deepest cave route so far only attended by specialized cavers.
The route is suitable for all visitors in good mobility and health.
Access allowed for persons over 10 years and 140 cm in height, min weight 30 kg. and max 120 kg.
Our philosophy is to take you to see the Cinque Terre from the sea on a small yacht not as tourists, but as friends on the boat.
Explore and learn from the sea with this tour the marvelous breathtaking panoramas of Portovenere and Cinque Terre.
Sailing in the Gulf of the Poets, between the crystal clear waters, the first village that you will admire is to Portovenere, so beloved by the english poet Lord Byron, and, subsequently, the villages of the Cinque Terre, five picturesque villages by colored houses, suspended on the hills from the terraced vineyards close to the sea.
Far from chaos and queues are you going to board a boat on which you can relax and enjoy a unique view of the world, declared a Unesco World Heritage Site for its beauty, and if you are lucky you may even spot dolphins in the waters of the Marine Protected Area that is part of the "Cetacean Sanctuary".
During the tour you will be served a welcome glass of prosecco.