Discover The Beauty of Cinque Terre in Liguria and the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Tuscany with our Shore Excursion

With our Cinque Terre and Pisa Shore Excursion from La Spezia Cruise Port, you will have the chance to visit two of the Italian UNESCO’s World Heritage Site in one day. Indeed, you will admire the charming Five Lands on the Ligurian Coast and also the famous Leaning Tower in Pisa, located in Tuscany.

 

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Pisa and the world wide famous Leaning Tower

After your ship arrival, our tour leader will be waiting for you just outside the Cruise Terminal. There, you will board our comfortable minivan and start the Cinque Terre and Pisa Shore Excursion from La Spezia Cruise Port. Our first stop will be in Pisa, one of the most famous cities in Italy thanks to the Leaning Tower. The trip from La Spezia Cruise Terminal to Pisa will take approximately 1 hour.

Today this city is a big is an important academic centre, so many students from all other Italian regions move here for studying. Hower, Pisa got famous everywhere for its Fields of Miracles (Campo dei Miracoli), where the Leaning Tower is located.

 

What you will see in Pisa

We will stop briefly in one of the main squares of Pisa, Piazza dei Miracoli (or Campo dei Miracoli, as the Italian Poet Gabriele D’Annunzio called it once for its artistic beauty). The renowed Leaning Tower is the bell tower of the Cathedral facing it. The tower is today about 16 perpendicular. During the years restoration works have been made to monitor and stabilize the terrain below it. The Tower, together with the Cathedral (Duomo) and the Baptistery, are all part of the architectural complex recognized by UNESCO’s as a World Heritage Site. After this stop, we will reach the second most important square in Pisa, Piazza Dei Cavalieri, which its marvellous facade designed by Giorgio Vasari.

 

Visit the Cinque Terre on our Shore Excursion from La Spezia Cruise Port

After Pisa, we will drive back to Liguria to reach the National Park of Cinque Terre. To get to the first village, it takes about 90 minutes. Our first stop will be either in Manarola or Riomaggiore (weather permitting). Like Campo dei Miracoli in Pisa, the Five Lands and the village of Portovenere with the three small islands off its coast (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto), are a World Heritage Site. The reason is in the beauty of this environment, not altered by the man presence during the centuries. You will admire colourful small houses, nestled along the cliffs and surrounded by scenic terraced vineyards. This area is also a marine protected area. From the first village of our visit in the Ligurian Riviera, we will move preferably by ferryboat to reach the other villages. In case of bad weather conditions and impossibility of using ferryboats, we will travel by train.

How to visit Cinque Terre.

 

The Cinque Terre villages along the Ligurian Riviera

Cinque Terre tour from La Spezia
view of Monterosso beach

During this full day tour, our tour guide will be with you. He/she will give you info regarding your visit and assist you in case of questions  and suggestions. During you stay in the Cinque Terre, you will visit several villages. They all have in common both their natural and historical beauty. At the same, they differ from each other. Especially:

  • Riomaggiore: the southernmost village, features typical housetowers,
  • Manarola: the oldest of the Cinque Terre, with narrow alleys and pretty pastel squares standing out of the black cliffs,
  • Vernazza: a typical fishermen village, beautiful with a small bay, a castle and a Church.
  • Monterosso al Mare, the northernmost village, with a nice sandy beach.

In these villages, you can visit local shop where to by local product such as authentic Ligurian pesto sauce, limoncino, honey, extra virgin olive oil and wine.

 

You will love Monterosso in the Cinque Terre

Monterosso is the largest village in Cinque Terre. A small promontory divides it into two parts. On one side you find the beautiful Fegina Beach, the only sandy beach on the Ligurian Riviera. On the other side, you find the old church with romantic narrow streets full of bar, restaurants and shops. When getting here by boat, you are directly in front of this area. According to Forbes, Fegina Beach in Monterosso is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world (Forbes 2006).

 

Itinerary of our Cinque Terre and Pisa Shore Excursion:

1

Departure From Cruise Port of La Spezia

At your arrival in the Cruise Terminal of La Spezia, you will find our comfortable Minivan ready to pick you up. Then, you will start our Cinque Terre and Pisa Shore Excursion from La Spezia Cruise Port.
2

Pisa and The Leaning Tower

After driving through the beautiful Tuscan landscape, we will reach Pisa and the notorious Leaning Tower in Campo dei Miracoli. Afterwards, we will leave Pisa to reach the Cinque Terre National Park.
3

Arrive at Cinque Terre

Once in the National Park of Cinque Terre, we will move by boat (minicruise) to reach the villages of Riomaggiore or Manarola, Vernazza.
4

Stop in the Village of Monterosso

We will visit the largest village in Cinque Terre: Monterosso. Here, you will have appro. one hour of free time to do what you prefere in Monterosso.
5

Return to the Cruise Terminal in La Spezia

We will drop off your group at the Cruise Terminal on time for your departure.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Cruise Terminal of La Spezia
INCLUDED
Local transportation Tour Leader for all day
NOT INCLUDED
Lunch

Tickets for boats or train (max 25 Euro p.p.)

Additional information

Group1-2 People, 3-4 People, 5-8 People, Rates subject to 10% more from 1st May to 30th July and 1st September to 25th October

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In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call.

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Prices of The Tour

5-8 People: 760,00
3-4 People: 680,00
1-2 People: 630,00

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