Cinque Terre - Boat tours from various locations

Boat tours from various locations

A very nice couple, Maria and Nicola have created these boat tours as they would like to share their passion with you. Their passion for the Cinque Terre, the sea and cooking traditional Italian meals. They will take you out on the sea with their small 9-meter yacht, which can hold maximum 6 passengers plus the 2 crew members. You can choose from different departure locations, and decide if you prefer a morning, afternoon or sunset tour. During the shorter tours you can enjoy a nice drink, while during the full day tours they will also prepare a wonderful lunch on board. You can also combine the boat tour with a pesto course in a stunning location in Manarola. See all the different options below and choose whatever suits you best.

You should bring: sunglasses, hat, swimsuit, towel, sunscreen lotion, camera and pullover depending on the weather.


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Day tour

Day tour

During this 2-hour tour you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Cinque Terre villages and the coastline with a welcome drink in your hand. You can choose a morning tour and depart from La Spezia at 10:00AM. You will finish at 12:00PM in Monterosso. If you prefer the afternoon tour, you will board at 2:00PM in one of the villages of the Cinque Terre (TBC). In this case the tour ends at 4:00PM at one of the villages of the Cinque Terre (TBC).

  • Available every day from March 10 to November 1.
  • Meeting point: La Spezia or one of the Cinque Terre villages.
  • Duration: 2 hours.
  • Price: 85 EUR/person. Children under 12: 60 EUR/person.
  • Minimum 2, maximum 6 participants.
  • In English or Italian.

Price includes: boat trip with skipper, a glass of prosecco sparkling wine or a soft drink and small snacks.


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Sunset boat spritz

Sunset boat spritz

During this sunset tour you can admire the amazing colours of the Cinque Terre at the best light of the day. Just relax and enjoy an Aperol Spritz and some snacks on the boat. The tour starts at 6:00PM in one of the villages of the Cinque Terre and finishes at 8:00PM in one of the villages of the Cinque Terre. Locations to be confirmed.

  • Available every day from March 10 to November 1.
  • Meeting point: one of the Cinque Terre villages.
  • Duration: 2 hours.
  • Price: 100 EUR/person. Children under 12: 80 EUR/person.
  • Minimum 2, maximum 6 participants.
  • In English or Italian.

Price includes: boat trip with skipper, one Aperol Spritz or one soft drink and rich aperitif based on local products.


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Boat tour with pesto course

Boat tour with pesto course

You start this tour at 10:00AM in La Spezia. You can admire the picture-perfect village of Portovenere from the sea, you pass Riomaggiore, then stop in Manarola. You have a pesto making course in a stunning location, very close to the small harbour.

At the end of the course you enjoy a light lunch here, with the best view of Manarola. You can taste some local products (salami, cheese, vegetable pie, bruschetta) and of course the pesto you have prepared, together with a nice glass of Cinque Terre white wine.

You have some time to walk around the village before getting back on the boat at 3:00PM. You finish the tour at 5:00PM in Monterosso.

  • Available every day from March 10 to November 1.
  • Meeting point: La Spezia.
  • Duration: 7 hours, including the stop in Manarola.
  • Price: 150 EUR/person. Children under 12: 110 EUR/person.
  • Minimum 2, maximum 6 participants.
  • In English or Italian.

Price includes: boat trip with skipper, one welcome drink or one soft drink on board, pesto course in Manarola, light lunch and a glass of wine in Manarola.


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Boat tour with wine and food

Boat tour with wine and food

Enjoy this wonderful full day program with Maria and Nicola. You board the yacht in La Spezia at 10:00AM. First you stop in Portovenere and have an hour to walk around this beautiful village. Your next stop will be in Manarola, where you have time for swimming, snorkeling and visiting the village while your hosts prepare a nice seafood lunch. They will even provide some inflatable chairs for the water.

After leaving Manarola you can view Corniglia from the sea, and have a walk around Vernazza. You also stop in Monterosso, before heading back towards La Spezia. During sunset time, you can enjoy a glass of Aperol Spritz with an aperitif of local products on board. The boat also stops in Riomaggiore for a very short time. You finish the tour in La Spezia around 7:00-8:00PM.

  • Available every day from March 10 to November 1.
  • Meeting point: La Spezia.
  • Duration: 9-10 hours, including the stops in the villages.
  • Price: 165 EUR/person. Children under 12: 130 EUR/person.
  • Minimum 2, maximum 6 participants.
  • In English or Italian.

Price includes: boat trip with skipper, a glass of prosecco sparkling wine or one soft drink, lunch on board with starter, first plate, fruit, a glass of local wine or a soft drink, water and coffee, an Aperol Spritz with aperitif of local products and inflatable chairs.