After the meeting at the ship, you will drive to Riomaggiore, the first of the Cinque Terre. TheCinque Terreis in the Italian region of Liguria, just west of the city of La Spezia. It is comprised of the Cinque Terre, "The Five Lands" or five villages: Monterosso a Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore.
There are 2 ways to discover Cinque Terre:
Option 1: Local ferry from Portovenere or Riomaggiore. If the sea is rough you will travel between the villages by train.
Weather permitting (April-October) from the boat, there is without doubt the best view of the villages
Stop in Portovenere or Riomaggiore;
Take the Ferry;
You will reachManarola passing "la Via dell'Amore"; (right now, it's closed due to a landslide 2 years ago);
Stop in Vernazza and Monterosso. At the villages you can enjoy wine tastings of the famous dessert wine Sciacchetr, a typical DOC wine, from the Cinque Terre area.
The driver will be waiting in Monterosso
Option 2: Drive by van from Riomaggiore to Vernazza (this is a recommended panoramic drive).
Stop in Riomaggiore (sightseeing of Riomaggiore);
Stop in Vernazza (1 hour of sightseeing);
Stop in Corniglia (here you can enjoy lunch at a typical Trattoria or tasting of the famousSciacchetr and then you will have free time for 40 minutes);
Stop in Manarola (sightseeing of Manarola)
- Stop in Vernazza;
Stop in Monterosso ;
On the way back to Livorno you will stop inPisain front of the Leaning Tower, the Duomo and the Baptistery before being dropped off at your port at approximately 5:30pm.