34 days in Italian Riviera Itinerary

34 days in Italian Riviera Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  7 h
1
Porto Venere
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Alassio
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Genoa
— 11 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Cinque Terre
— 11 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Lisbon

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto Venere: Sarzana (Chiesa di San Lazzaro, Basilica Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta, &more) and Villa Magni (in San Terenzo). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Portovenere, pause for some photo ops at Statua Mater Naturae, step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, and learn about winemaking at De Gustibus.

To find out how to plan a trip to Porto Venere, use our trip itinerary maker.

Lisbon, Portugal to Porto Venere is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Porto Venere is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Porto Venere when traveling from Lisbon in March, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Alassio.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Sarzana, Lerici
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Chiesa di San Lazzaro ©
Chiesa di San Lazzaro
Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Isola Palmaria ©
Isola Palmaria

7
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 Alassio's surroundings by going to Imperia (Chiesa Ave Maris Stella A Borgo Marina, Torre di Prarola, &more), Santuario della Madonna Miracolosa (in Taggia) and Sanremo (Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia), Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo, &more). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Budello di Alassio, don't miss a visit to Finalborgo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pista Ciclabile della Riviera Ligure, and pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Collegiata di Sant'Ambrogio.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Alassio travel route 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 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Alassio

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Imperia, Finale Ligure, Albenga, Savona, Sanremo
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Budello di Alassio ©
Budello di Alassio
Finalborgo ©
Finalborgo
Fortezza del Priamar ©
Fortezza del Priamar

11
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Genoa: Camogli (Abbazia di San Fruttuoso, Oratorio di San Prospero e Santa Caterina, &more), Santa Margherita Ligure (Seghezzo, Santa Margherita Ligure, &more) and Recco (Santuario Nostra Signora del Suffragio, Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo e del Santo Crocifisso, &more). Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, wander the streets of Boccadasse, and stroll through Baia del Silenzio.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Genoa itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Alassio to Genoa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Camogli, Recco, Santa Margherita Ligure, Varazze, Sestri Levante
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Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Boccadasse ©
Boccadasse
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi ©
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi

11
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura in Levanto (about 42 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take a stroll around Vernazza, take in the waterfront at Passeggiata Lungomare, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cinque Terre footpaths, and enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Fegina.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cinque Terre trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Genoa to Cinque Terre takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Cinque Terre when traveling from Genoa in April, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Levanto
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Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza

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