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Address: Via Don Giovanni Minzoni n 13, 19121 La Spezia, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0187 732987
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ferries to cinque terre

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Great Way to Capture the View of Cinque Terre

If you are looking for ways to capture the iconic pictures of Cinque Terre, the boat tour or Ferry is the way to go. The ferry visits 4 of the 5 towns plus Porto Venere and La... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for ways to capture the iconic pictures of Cinque Terre, the boat tour or Ferry is the way to go. The ferry visits 4 of the 5 towns plus Porto Venere and La Spezia. For the best views, sit on the top deck of the boat. Be aware though that choppy seas can make for tough... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I am not a very good sea traveler but we took a bus in la Spezia to the train station and bought a ticket to Monterrosso from there we got a ticket for the ferry that stops at all the little villages except one. The ferry is quick only 15 mins between villages and it was amazing the views from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

You can take a car or a train to visit these lovely towns but viewing them from the water is totally awesome! The ferry stops at four of the 5 towns since Corniglia is not accessible by boat. the ferry does not run if the seas are rough. The day we chose was a perfect day for cruising. You can... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We purchased a shore excursion through the cruise ship and 5 Terre Gulf of the Poets were the contracted company. I usually like to organize excursions on our own to save money but didn't this time and I'm sure I paid quite a premium through the ship. The crews were safe & friendly and the boats were nice with top... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

We thought the boat trip to the beautiful Cinque Terre would be the highlight of our holiday and it is indeed a beautiful and interesting trip but it is totally ruined by the enormous groups of people who turn up from the cruise ships. We arrived in good time and had a good seat but were amazed by how many... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

While I think this is probably the only way one can really get to the seaside villages of Cinque Terre, I'm not a lover of boats. We just so happened to go out on this thing on a cold and windy day, so I can't really say how the views were because I stayed on the enclosed part. I will... More 

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Salzburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

We bought a day ticket and travelled from La Spezia to Monte Rosso and backwards. The boat was completely full with so many tourists but it was just beautiful and amazing getting to the lovely villages via sea.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend wanted to go on a "daily tour" around the 5 Terre where you have the opportunity to visit the 5 lands &see them for an hour each. Sadly we arrived too late to take the 11:15am boat so we waited for the next one which was at 12:OO pm but that was the "afternoon tour" which consisted of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Cinque Terre is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Italy, but it's also not easy to include in most traditional travel itineraries for Italy. If you are touring Italy by car, here's one way to fit in Cinque Terre as a day trip: take the 5 Terre ferry from La Spezia. While our family of five would... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Minimal communication with passengers left for long periods waiting unnecessarily on docks while crew sat inside the boat. Changes were made to the timetable schedule passengers not informed on day that i used service. Some of the crew assisted with embarking and disembarking process others couldn't be bothered. Unfortunately they are the only company providing this service to cinque terre... More 

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