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Shore Excursion from Livorno to Cinque Terre

Portovenere view from the sea

Cinque Terre cruise shore trip from Livorno to 5 Terre, Portovenere and Pisa with private driver.

Meet your driver-guide at the Livorno harbor and set off for a fantastic day in the Unesco World Heritage Cinque Terre! Travel by private comfortable mini-van along the panoramic road which connects the five villages with breathtaking views over the vineyards, the villages, and the sea.
This private and slow pace tour will offer you plenty of photo-opportunities and possibility to discover at your own pace Portovenere, Manarola, Vernazza, Corniglia, and on the way back photo stop in Pisa.

5 terre villages, aerial view


  • Private tour of Portovenere, Manarola, Vernazza, Corniglia and Pisa (time permitting).
  • Visit the best of Portovenere and 5 Terre UNESCO site on foot, by public boat and by car.
  • Explore the hidden corners of the villages.
  • Public boat tour to admire the magnificent views of the coast.
  • Breathtaking views traveling on the panoramic road.
  • Free time for enjoying the local flavors.
  • Photo stop in Pisa on the way back to Livorno, by cutting the visit of Corniglia.


Meet your private driver in the port of Livorno and journey as far as Portovenere, a UNESCO site considered the gateway to the Cinque Terre. During the visit on your own of the village,  don’t miss walking the main street, to see the Palazzata and visit St. Peter church. Don’t forget to taste the pesto sauce offered by the local producers located on the main street.

Take the ferry on your own (the driver assists for purchasing the tickets) from Portovenere and ride all the way to the 5 Terre. Get off and visit Manarola on the way, then board again and finish in Vernazza around lunchtime.

After approximately one hour get off in Vernazza here have time on your own for lunch to experience the local flavors like pasta al pesto, pansotti with walnut sauce, local anchovies, stuffed mussels, paired with the 5 Terre white wine.

In the afternoon, meet the driver and head to Corniglia, the smallest of the five towns. Here the atmosphere is always pleasant and nice, enjoy a good gelato then head back to Livorno, traveling along the panoramic road for the last stunning views of the area.

If you wish to stop in Pisa, better cut the visit to Corniglia. Upon arrival in Pisa, get amazed by one of the eight wonders, the leaning tower and the other monuments located in the area: the baptistery and the duomo of Pisa.

After some time in Pisa, head back to Livorno.

*** Drivers are fully authorized in accordance with the Italian law.

5 terre, corniglia view from the panoramic road

Price per person € 190,00 calculated on a base of 5 participants.
If your party is smaller or bigger, ask for a customized quotation.


  • Private tour
  • Minimum #1 maximum #14 participants. If you have a bigger party, we will arrange for you a bespoke program.
  • Round trip transportation with A/C comfortable minivan.
  • Professional English-speaking driver. He provides in depth information about the area, advises about restaurants or shopping and assists for meeting the private boat.
  • 1 hour public boat tour along the coast (weather and sea permitting).


  • Lunch
  • Tourist guide service
  • Other extras not listed above
  • Tips (optional)

Tour details

  • Meeting point: cruise facility or area for drivers in the port of Lvorno.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Activity Level: moderate. The walking tours involve some up/down hill walking, climb 3-4 flights of stairs is necessary, step on and off of boats and trains if needed.
  • Unfortunately, this version of the tour is not suitable for people with wheelchair or reduced mobility. In this case let us know your needs, we will design a lighter version of the tour.
  • In case of rough sea or inclement weather, the boat ride could be canceled. In that case, the tour takes place entirely by van or train.
  • Advised clothing: comfortable shoes and clothes, sunglasses, hat/cap, sunscreen.
  • The boat tour is available from Easter to All Saints. From November to March, the tour takes place by minivan/train. 
Remember that we organize shore excursions from all the ports of the region:  Livorno, Carrara, La Spezia, Portovenere, Portofino, Santa Margherita, Genoa.

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