After meeting up with your guide in Manarola, one of the five lovely seaside towns that make up the famed Cinque Terre, learn about teh history of the area. Gawk at the surroundings: everything from the olive groves to the incredible view of the Ligurian Sea. Snap photos of the colorful buildings that make up the villages as you head out to a local vineyard along the coast.
When you get to the wine cellar, hear how wine from this region is characteristic and what makes it different. Learn about how the terroir of Liguria colors the taste of the wine. Sip a few different wines and compare.
Then take a ride along the coast and end up on a hill to marvel at the view of the sea and the bucolic countryside. The next stop is another winery. Sip some locally produced wine and nibble on northern Italian treats like focaccia bread and locally made cheese.
After 2.5 hours, the tour finishes near your original meeting point in Manarola.
Genoa Transport Upgrade
Upgrade to include private transfer from Genoa in a 7-seat minivan. The journey from Genoa to Manarola takes approximately 1.5 hours each way, leaving you with five hours to explore Manarola and its surroundings. Want to see more? You can take a detour to Sestri or Golf di Tigullio before or after your Manarola tour.