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Old 01-30-2008, 02:14 PM
steimey steimey is offline
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Hi Nina,
I was able to copy and paste the information regarding this tour. Please let me know if you are interested.

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Jill


CHAUFFEUR DRIVE SERVICE FOR SIGHTSEEING OF ITALY'S CITIES - WE ARE THE NUMBER ONE IN SHORE EXCURSIONS FROM LIVORNO PORT!





PORTOVENERE - CINQUE TERRE



The "Cinque Terre" are five small ancient fortified villages inaccessible until some decades ago when a road was built. "Parco Nazionale delle Cinque Terre" is a Nature Sanctuary, Unesco World Envoronmental and Cultural Heritage!

To visit the Cinque Terre means to visit five villages suspended between sea and earth, clinging on the cliffs and surrounded by green hills, means to understand the history of whom, for centuries, has fought against difficult land but it also means to taste the result of this millenarian struggle and in particular wine and produce. Here the sea, the hills, the vineyards, the old ancient villages and the Genovese style churches add together to result in breathtaking scenery. There are no cars and no noise but only nature!

The tour start from Portovenere, here you can take the boat (*)and reach the first village, Riomaggiore. Here, after visiting the village you can reach the next one, Manarola, not by boat by through the famous path Via dell'Amore - translated in English it means The Path of Love that starts from Riomaggiore and arrives to Manarola, curving around the coast and seems to be hung up to the mountains that dominate the sea.
It is just one of the path surrounding the Cinque Terre, but definitely the most spectacular, because of the breath-taking view that allows you to enjoy the beautiful panorama of the coast, a perfect marriage between the sea and mountains. This trail is suitable for everyone, about 1 km long in a 20 minutes time and it is unforgettable!



Once in Manarola you can take the boat again to reach Vernazza, passing in front at Corniglia, where the boat cannot stop,take your time to enjoy Vernazza and then take another boat to Monterosso, the last one of the five villages where you will find our driver waiting for you! From there a scenic drive up to the mountains over the Cinque Terre lands to go back to La Spezia where you will take the highway to Livorno.

Remeber that, during the boat transfers, everywhere you can stop as long as you like and everywhere you can eat the best fish of the world drinking the wine produced on the hill that surround the villages...








And a wonderful gift for your group leader...

Cantuccini and Vin Santo, typical biscuits of Tuscany region to taste with our sweet wine, for you!



Duration: 9 hours

costs:

Luxury sedan - One to Three passengers - Euro 380.00 per vehicle

Luxury van - Four to Six passengers - Euro 440.00 per vehicle

luxury van - Seven to Eight passengers - Euro 500.00 per vehicle

Coach up to 20/33/50 passengers on demand



Please note:

Price include english speaking driver guide for all tour long.

Tours by coach include english speaking escort.

Price do not include lunch or entrance fees.

Boat tour (one way): Euro 15.00 per person, on request.

(*) Please Note: the ticket of the boat allow you to visit all the Cinque Terre, one way.

You can leave the boat at any village and stay as long as you like taking, with the same ticket, another boat later to continue the trip.



Timetable of the boats:

Portovenere 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 14:15 15:00 16:00
Riomaggiore 09:20 10:30 11:30 12:00 12:30 14:45 15:25 16:25
Manarola 10:40 11:40 12:10 12:40 14:55 15:30 16:30
Corniglia
Vernazza 10:55 11:55 12:30 12:55 15:15 15:50 16:50
Monterosso 09:50 11:10 12:10 12:40 13:10 15:25 16:05 17:10







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