The Italian Riviera, Portofino & the Cinque Terre

Operator: Travelsphere
Destination: Italy
Price From: £1599.00

Discover the Charm of the Italian Riviera: A Coastal Escape

Experience the allure of the Italian Riviera on this captivating tour that blends breathtaking scenery, rich history, and delectable cuisine. From the enchanting villages of the Cinque Terre to the exclusive resort of Portofino, immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of this stunning coastline.

Overview: Embark on a journey to the Italian Riviera, a picturesque stretch of coastline in northwest Italy renowned for its stunning landscapes, chic resorts, and rich history. Your adventure begins with a visit to Carrara, where you’ll witness the fascinating process of marble quarrying before indulging in a wine tasting at a family-owned winery. Explore the charming village of Portovenere, discover the hidden gem of San Fruttuoso, and soak up the elegance of Portofino and Santa Margherita. With plenty of leisure time built into the itinerary, you’ll have the opportunity to relax on sandy beaches, stroll through historic towns, and savor the flavors of authentic Italian cuisine.


  • Marvel at the shimmering marble quarries of Carrara and learn about the ancient art of marble sculpting.

  • Indulge in a wine tasting experience at Cantine Lunae Winery, where you’ll sample a variety of regional wines paired with local delicacies.

  • Explore the enchanting villages of the Cinque Terre, perched atop rugged cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

  • Discover the hidden abbey of San Fruttuoso, accessible only by boat, and admire its ancient architecture and serene surroundings.

  • Experience the glamour of Portofino, a fashionable resort town known for its designer boutiques, waterfront cafes, and stunning coastal views.

  • Relax and unwind in Marina di Pietrasanta, where you can lounge on sandy beaches, explore charming shops and cafes, or indulge in a spa treatment.

  • Optional excursions offer the opportunity to visit iconic landmarks such as the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the historic city of Lucca, and the vibrant port city of Genoa.

Your Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Pisa

Arrive in Pisa and transfer to your hotel in Lido di Camaiore. Enjoy a welcome drink and dinner at the hotel, situated just steps away from the sandy beaches of Marina di Pietrasanta.

Day 2: Carrara & Lunae Winery

Embark on a guided tour of the Carrara marble quarries and enjoy a wine tasting experience at Cantine Lunae Winery, followed by a lunch of local specialties.

Day 3: Marina di Pietrasanta – Leisure Day

Spend the day at leisure exploring Marina di Pietrasanta or join an optional excursion to Pisa and Lucca, where you’ll visit iconic landmarks and stroll through historic streets.

Day 4: Cinque Terre

Embark on a full-day excursion to the Cinque Terre, where you’ll explore the colorful villages perched along the rugged coastline and enjoy free time in Vernazza.

Day 5: Marina di Pietrasanta – Leisure Day

Relax and unwind in Marina di Pietrasanta, with optional excursions available to Portovenere and Lerici, two charming coastal towns with picturesque harbors and historic landmarks.

Day 6: Portofino & Santa Margherita

Discover the exclusive resort town of Portofino and the charming seaside village of Santa Margherita, nestled along the stunning Ligurian coast.

Day 7: Marina di Pietrasanta – Leisure Day

Enjoy another day at leisure in Marina di Pietrasanta, with optional excursions available to Genoa, a vibrant port city with a rich maritime history.

Day 8: Departure

Bid farewell to the Italian Riviera as you transfer to the airport for your return flight home, taking with you memories of a truly unforgettable coastal escape.