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Pisa and Cinque Terre Day Trip from Florence by Train

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Spend an unforgettable day exploring Pisa and the enchanting Cinque Terre region on this must-do tour from Florence, offered to people between 18 and 45 years old, with train transport included. Get up close to Pisa’s premier sights including the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Duomo. Then, fall in love with the iconic architecture of the UNESCO-listed Cinque Terre villages. Enjoy a picture-perfect snapshot of old-world Italy as you traverse Riomaggiore’s winding streets, tuck into local produce on Via dell’Amore, marvel at Manarola’s pretty houses, and relax on Vernazza’s charming beaches.
  • Cover more ground in less time on a day trip to Pisa and Cinque Terre
  • Take the train for the fastest way between attractions
  • Eliminates the stress of navigating public transportation alone
  • Enjoy a mix of guided activities and free time
  • Appropriate for travelers ages 18 to 45
What to Expect
Your day trip begins at Santa Maria Novella train station, where you greet your guide, receive your tickets without waiting in line, and board a train destined for Pisa. On arrival in Pisa, you head straight to Piazza dei Miracoli to admire the Duomo and the Leaning Tower of Pisa during free time (entrance to both at own expense). Then, after returning to the station, you take the train to Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famed for its cascade of colorful houses and coastal views. In Cinque Terre, explore the villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, and Vernazza, where you can opt to go swimming. Your tour concludes with a train journey to Florence, where you bid your guide farewell. Note: This tour is for travelers between the ages of 18 and 45.
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Departure Point
Santa Maria Novella Station, Piazza della Stazione, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local English-speaking tour leader
  • Stop in Pisa to allow you to visit the leaning tower
  • The best of Cinque Terre: Riomaggiore, Manarola and Vernazza
  • Info about the region and sites
  • Time to swim
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Guided tour of Pisa
  • Entrance to the Tower of Pisa
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • In high season ( June, July & August ) due to the popularity of the villages, the trains could be very crowed and hot, be prepared.
  • This tour is not suitable for people with walking disabilties and to those sensitive to the heat
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes
  • In summer it is recommended to bring hat, sun cream, bottle of water and swimming suit
  • In winter it is recommended to bring a rain jacket in the event of bad weather
  • The tour is in English only
  • Minimum age allowed on the tour is 18 years - no kids
  • Maximum age allowed on the tour is 45 years
  • We are not strict with the age limit and people older than 45 BUT younger than 50 are always welcome as long as they are young in heart and have no walking disabilities and are happy to be with younger people. Our Tour Operator has a general audience of college students, backpackers, solo travellers, etc... that often fall into this category. The tour is more fast-paced, budget-minded and are made for travellers to meet and connect with other passengers of the same age from all parts of the world who share the same interests, lifestyles and traveling styles.
  • Please note:
  • Due to a landslide which occurred at the end of September 2012, Via dell’Amore is closed
  • In the event of a national train strike or train delays, the tour operator is not responsible of the disservice of the trains. In the event of national train strikes the tour could be cancelled
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great trip on train Lovely scenic ride. I did find some of the other travelers very pushy and rude. I had imagined Italian people to be quite friendly and jovial but instead have found the majority of them rude and sullen with poor customer service...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Europebella
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guide Manikoth was welcoming and full of details and always answered all questions. The day is long but goes fast and I loved seeing more of Italy by train. Using local transport too was a nice experience too. Better than all those private busses....More

Thank Jeswah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did the Cinque Terre & Pisa day trip as well as the Grape escape wine tour with Italy on a budget. Eduardo was the tour guide for both & he was excellent! A lot of laughs and good times were had. If I ever...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Andrayatravels
Reviewed 17 July 2019

Our tour guide was great, her English was challenging at times but she managed the group very well. This tour made for a very long day though. I felt we spent just the right amount of time in Pisa but I didn't realize how much...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank k9lynn
Reviewed 13 July 2019

It was a lot to squeeze in to one day and honestly I felt stressed all the time. It was enough time in Pisa but in Cinque Terre it was just about getting off the train, take some pics and then leave again. It was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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