23 days in Italian Riviera Itinerary

23 days in Italian Riviera Itinerary

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Start: Oslo, Norway
+2
Fly + Tram + Train:  7 h 30 min
1
Genoa
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Alassio
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Porto Venere
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
4
Cinque Terre
— 8 nights
+2
Train + Tram + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Oslo, Norway

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 Santuario di Montallegro (in Rapallo), Lungomare Europa - pista ciclabile fra Varazze e Cogoleto (in Varazze) and Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Boccadasse, get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, make a trip to Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, and take in the waterfront at Old Port.

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Oslo, Norway to Genoa is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. In June, Genoa is a bit warmer than Oslo - with highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can take a train to Alassio.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Camogli, Santuario di Montallegro, Lungomare Europa - pista ciclabile fra Varazze e Cogoleto, Santa Margherita Ligure, Baia del Silenzio
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Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Boccadasse ©
Boccadasse
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi ©
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alassio: Imperia (Museo della Comunicazione - Voci nell'etere & Chiesa Ave Maris Stella A Borgo Marina), Sanremo (Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia) & Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo) and Bagni Aurora (in Spotorno). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni Serenval, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia dei Saraceni, cool off at Bagni Vena, and make a trip to Finalborgo.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Alassio trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Genoa to Alassio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Alassio sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Porto Venere.

Things to do in Alassio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Finale Ligure, Albenga, Imperia, Sanremo, Cervo
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Bagni Serenval ©
Bagni Serenval
Finalborgo ©
Finalborgo
Bagni Nicade ©
Bagni Nicade

4
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Sarzana (Basilica Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta & Pieve di Sant'Andrea) and Castello di San Terenzo (in San Terenzo). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Portovenere, pause for some serene contemplation at San Pietro Church, make a trip to Palazzata a Mare, and tour the pleasant surroundings at La Baia Blu - Stabilimento Balneare.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto Venere online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Alassio to Porto Venere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Porto Venere when traveling from Alassio in June, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sarzana, Lerici
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Isola Palmaria ©
Isola Palmaria
Portovenere ©
Portovenere

8
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.
Step out of Cinque Terre to go to Levanto and see Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, take in the waterfront at Passeggiata Lungomare, stroll through Cinque Terre Trails, and get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre day trip tool.

Getting from Porto Venere to Cinque Terre by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. July in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre

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