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Self-guided sightseeing tour of Pisa, the Cinque Terre and Portofino - the jewel of the Italian Riviera.
Where: Pisa & Cinque Terre, Italy Region: Liguria & Tuscany
photos of Manarola Airport: Pisa
FLY-TRAIN, AIRPORT TRANSFER (1h30)
Prices in Euros
Self-guided sightseeing tour of Pisa, the Cinque Terre and Portofino - the jewel of the Italian Riviera. This tour offers you the possibility to visit one of Italy's most famous cities and experience the charm of the mediterranean's most unique stretch of coastline. Light and leisurely daily itineraries.

What's included | Charming accommodation |> Trip Guide |> travel instructions and detailed |> self-guided daily itineraries.
What's not: Flights.

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HIGHLIGHTS Pisa & Cinque Terre, Italy


Pisa and the Leaning Tower # Cinque Terre # Riomaggiore # Manarola # Corniglia # Vernazza # Monterosso # Portovenere # Levanto # Portofino # San Fruttuoso # Santa Margherita # Stay in the historic centre of Pisa and in the heart of the Cinque Terre

HOLIDAY IMPRESSIONS & DETAILS photos of Manarola

 We are continually refining and adding to our portfolio of Short-Breaks in Italy. All our short breaks are presented with photos and descriptions taken and selected by us personally to give an impression as true to the reality as we can, in partnership with local family run hotels and guest houses. These are genuine Short Breaks researched and chosen by people living locally.

 This is NOT an unverified 'web portal' or online directory - we select only those places that satisfy our criteria for price, quality, charm and location. The places to stay presented here are particularly suitable for accommodation only short-breaks. Places to stay have been carefully selected so that you can reach them easily - ideal for long weekends and short break holidays when short transfer times are important.

 We are continually refining and adding to our portfolio of Short-Breaks in Italy. All our short breaks are presented with photos and descriptions taken and selected by us personally to give an impression as true to the reality as we can, in partnership with local family run hotels and guest houses. These are genuine Short Breaks researched and chosen by people living locally.

 This is NOT an unverified 'web portal' or online directory - we select only those places that satisfy our criteria for price, quality, charm and location. The places to stay presented here are particularly suitable for accommodation only short-breaks. Places to stay have been carefully selected so that you can reach them easily - ideal for long weekends and short break holidays when short transfer times are important.

Se voi siete i proprietari di 'charme' per vacanze in un luogo speciale, sia esso un hotel, B&B, albergo, agriturismo o appartamenti di vacanze - inviarci una e-mail con i dettagli e noi provvederemo a prendere in considerazione l'aggiunta al nostro lista.

TRIP DETAILS

Day 1: Transfer Day.
For those flying to Pisa airport, try to arrive before 4pm for a comfortable transfer by train to the Cinque Terre and your 'albergo' where you will be staying for 3 nights. For those driving, aim to arrive anytime after lunch. View photos of Manarola.

Day 2: A day in the magnificent Cinque Terre.
Self-guided itinerary to discover the unique and beautiful Cinque Terre. Visit each of the 5 picturesque villages of this most famous coast - Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. Choose to travel between villages by train, boat or on foot. Train trips between individual villages take about 5 mins. Light and leisurely, independent, self-guided sightseeing itinerary. View photos of the Cinque Terre.

Day 3: Portofino and the National Park.
Short train trip along the coast to Santa Margherita and Portofino. Optional boat trip from Portofino to Camogli via the beautiful old abbey of San Fruttuoso (not during the winter months). Optional walk up into the Portofino National Park for those who wish to see the beautiful views from the hills above. Light and leisurely, independent, self-guided sightseeing itinerary. View photos of Portofino and the Portofino National Park.

Day 4: Pisa City Visit.
Time for a final stroll around the village you have been staying in. Morning train back to Pisa and your hotel, situated in the historic centre of Pisa. Afternoon and evening to explore Pisa and visit the Leaning Tower. Typical accommodation offered in Pisa. Independent, self-guided sightseeing itinerary to discover Pisa. NOTE: You can if you prefer, stay in the Cinque Terre an extra night rather than visit Pisa. View photos of Pisa.

Day 5: Transfer day.
For those flying out of Pisa airport, morning and perhaps the afternoon in Pisa, depending on flight departure times. 15min transfer to Pisa airport for your flight home.
ADDITIONAL INFO
Visit and explore Pisa, the Cinque Terre and Portofino - one of the Italian Rivieras most treasured jewels. In just 4 nights and 3 days, have a taste and a wonderful insight into this most wonderful part of Italy. Each day's itinerary will start and finish at your hotel and include a combination of leisurely strolls and short train trips between the places visited, along the coast next to the azure seas of the mediterranean. No car-hire, no traffic and no parking hassles - go at your own pace and do as little or as much as you wish. We understand that people like to keep their independence so we offer the benefits of local knowlegde so that you get the most out of your stay here in the time available. How better to explore more intimately the charms of Pisa and the Italian Riviera, than with our independent, self-guided route guides supplied. Ideal for those who'd like to visit Pisa and the 'best bits' of the Italian Riviera in a single short break, within the reassuring structure of a self-guided itinerary. Extend your stay Additional nights in the Cinque Terre cost from 50 euros pppn and includes sightseeing itineraries for; - a 1 day visit to the characteristic seaside town of Sestri Levante. - a 1 day visit to Portovenere and the Golf of Poets. Additional nights in Pisa cost from 55 euros pppn. - spend an extra day or two to better explore the city, museums and galleries. - take a day trip to Lucca. - take a day trip to Florence.

Prices for some bookings during the winter months can be up to 15% less. Flights not included. 4 nights in the low season from November to March costs from 275pp. ** Your accommodation, whether B&B, hotel or self-catering apartment, will be in one of the 5 Cinque Terre villages - Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Moneterosso al Mare. Depending on season and availability, we will let you know where at the time of booking. For those choosing the luxury hotel option, you will be staying in one of the most beautiful Levante Riviera seaside towns. *** The Cinque Terre during July and August, is very hot and busy. Best months to visit are May, June, September, October and April - book at least 4 or more months in advance to secure the best accommodation. The winter months of November to March are generally mild and ideal for those who want empty trails and a wilder, rugged atmosphere.


To book:
Check Send us your enquiry and we'll get back with availability and a quotation. or email Email your enquiry and we'll get back with availability and a quotation. or call +44 (0)845 0944 669
NOTE:
1. Prices in 'euros' and based on 2 people sharing a double room, otherwise a single supplement applies. Prices for bookings during the winter months can be up to 20% less. Flights and transfers not included unless specified.
2. The hotels, guest houses and B&Bs presented represent some of the more charming places to stay and are very well situated for exploring the surrounding towns, cities and countryside - always within easy reach of a regional airport. Having visited virtually all hotels in each of the places presented, we believe these hotels offer the best combination of price and quality available.
3. If you have particularly beautiful photographs of this area showing it's true character and atmosphere, please forward them to us for inclusion on our site - photos@xtrallusion.com
4.
If you are the owner of charming holiday accommodation in a special location, whether it be a hotel, B&B, 'albergo', 'agriturismo' or self-catered apartments - send us an email with details and we'll consider adding it to our list - web@xtrallusion.com
5. FLY-TRAIN holidays: fly to the recommended airport and take a train to the place you will be staying for your Short Break. Airport transfer times are generally less than 1 hour by train.
6. FLY-MEETU holidays: fly to the recommended airport where we will meet you on your arrival at the nearest airport or mainline railway station, and take you to your hotel either by car or mini-bus.
7. FLY-DRIVE holidays: these short-breaks are typically in places that are not served by regular public transport or areas deserving further independent exploration under your own steam. Therefore, we thoroughly recommend that you arrange car-hire at your point of arrival in Italy, or use your own car if driving down.
8. All our Short Breaks can be extended by as many days as you wish - please ask for a quotation.
9. Tour itieraries have been chosen for their special interest and locations which endear many of us to return.

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