21 days in Italian Riviera Itinerary

21 days in Italian Riviera Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Genoa
— 5 nights
2
Cinque Terre
— 6 nights
3
Porto Venere
— 3 nights
4
Alassio
— 5 nights

5
nights
Genoa

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.
Explore Genoa's surroundings by going to Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante), Santa Margherita Ligure (in Santa Margherita Ligure) and Lungomare Europa - pista ciclabile fra Varazze e Cogoleto (in Varazze). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, partake in some friendly competition at Ilgioco.net - Escape Room Games & more, and wander the streets of Boccadasse.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Genoa attractions planning app.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Genoa is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in February: high temperatures in Genoa hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Baia del Silenzio, Santa Margherita Ligure, Abbazia di San Fruttuoso, Lungomare Europa - pista ciclabile fra Varazze e Cogoleto
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Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Boccadasse ©
Boccadasse
Galata Museo del Mare ©
Galata Museo del Mare

6
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Cinque Terre is known for trails, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cinque Terre trip planner.

Getting from Genoa to Cinque Terre by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Porto Venere.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Parks Trails
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Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

3
nights
Porto Venere

Porto Venere ©
Porto Venere is a town and comune (municipality) located on the Ligurian coast of Italy in the province of La Spezia. Get out of town with these interesting Porto Venere side-trips: Villa Magni (in San Terenzo) and Basilica Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta (in Sarzana). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Portovenere, look for gifts at Le Mie Sete - Atelier Artistico Artigianale, head off the coast to Isola Palmaria, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Santuario Nostra Signora delle Grazie.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Porto Venere trip planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Porto Venere in 1.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. February in Porto Venere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alassio.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Basilica Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta, Villa Magni
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Porta del Borgo ©
Porta del Borgo
Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Le Mie Sete - Atelier Artistico Artigianale ©

5
nights
Alassio

Alassio ©
Alassio is a town and comune in the province of Savona situated in the western coast of Liguria, Northern Italy, approximately 80km from the French border.Alassio is known for its natural and scenic views. Get out of town with these interesting Alassio side-trips: Sanremo (Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia) & Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo), Cervo (Centro Storico di Cervo & Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista) and Imperia (Gira Parasio, Three Monkeys, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Budello di Alassio, don't miss a visit to Finalborgo, contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Albenga, and browse the collection at Biblioteca Civica Renzo Deaglio.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Alassio trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Porto Venere to Alassio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alassio

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Albenga, Finale Ligure, Imperia, Sanremo, Cervo
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Budello di Alassio ©
Budello di Alassio
Biblioteca Civica Renzo Deaglio ©
Biblioteca Civica Renzo Deaglio
Muretto di Alassio ©
Muretto di Alassio

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