1Exploring the Cinque Terre

Florence is a well-placed hub from which to explore many corners of Italy. If you’re looking for inspiration, here are our favorites day trips from Florence!Perched high on the craggy clifftops of the Ligurian Riviera, the Cinque Terre is a picturesque string of five fishing villages dating back to medieval times.
For centuries, only mule tracks and footpaths along the cliffs connected the villages, but today they’re accessible by rail, road and sea, offering dazzlingly dramatic day trips from Florence. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!