5 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

5 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Athens
Fly + train:
7​h 15​min
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Drive:
1​h 30​min
Genoa
— 2 nights
Fly:
6​h
Athens

2
days
Cinque Terre

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): hike along Cinque Terre Trails and then hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Fegina, and then explore and take pictures at Vernazza.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cinque Terre itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major airports are Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport and Pisa International Airport. In July in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Genoa.

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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Cinque Terre Trails
Vernazza

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Genoa

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Acquario di Genova and then enjoy the sand and surf at Baia del Silenzio. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, wander the streets of Boccadasse, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Via Garibaldi.

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Traveling by taxi from Cinque Terre to Genoa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Genoa are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C.

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Baia del Silenzio
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Acquario di Genova
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