6 days in Cinque Terre & Tuscany Itinerary

6 days in Cinque Terre & Tuscany Itinerary

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6 days in Cinque Terre & Tuscany Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
1
Cinque Terre
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Marina di Campo, Elba Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
day
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): trek along Cinque Terre Trails, get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre trip itinerary planner .

Newark, USA to Cinque Terre is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Cinque Terre is 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Cinque Terre when traveling from Newark in July, with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Marina di Campo.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

2
nights
Marina di Campo, Elba Island

Marina di Campo ©
Campo nell'Elba is a comune (municipality) on the island of Elba, in the Province of Livorno in the Italian region of Tuscany, located about 140km southwest of Florence and about 90km south of Livorno. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia delle Tombe, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Canata, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Acquario dell'Elba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Gulliver - Terre d'Autore, stroll through Spiaggia di Cavoli, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cavoli.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Marina di Campo journey builder website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cinque Terre to Marina di Campo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. July in Marina di Campo sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Marina di Campo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia delle Tombe, Gulliver - Terre d'Autore, Spiaggia Canata, Spiaggia di Cavoli
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Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli
Scuba & Snorkeling
Gulliver - Terre d'Autore ©
Gulliver - Terre d'Autore

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Florence online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Marina di Campo to Florence in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

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Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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