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Guided, Supported, Escorted and Independent Self-guided Walking Holidays
FLY-MEETU - 0h20 TRANSFER TIME from Genoa

5 nights from 410 pp B&B 3-Star Hotel JAN-NOV
Self-guided sightseeing 'mini-break' showing the true character of the Ligurian Riviera in just a few days.
Where: Italian Riviera Region: LIGURIA
View photos of your resort village. Airport: GENOA or Pisa
INDEPENDENT SELF-GUIDED, DAILY SIGHTSEEING ITINERARIES
Prices in Euros
This tour offers a beautiful way to have a real 'taste' of the Ligurian Riviera. 2 full days visiting Levante and Ponente Riviera coastal villages, and a full day exploring Genova - the regional capital and the 2004 City of Culture. Primarily full-day, leisurely sightseeing itineraries.

What's included | Airport transfers from Genoa airport or main railway station, trip guide, travel instructions and detailed daily itineraries, B&B in 3-Star hotel accommodation, all train travel to and from your daily destinations.


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HIGHLIGHTS
Portofino, Genoa, Finale Ligure, Italian Rivieras # Portofino # seaside towns # Ligurian regional capital of Genoa # Santa Margherita # Coastal towns of the 'Finalese'

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Short Break impressions View photos of your resort village.
The following photos have been carefully taken & selected by us to give a fair impression of this Short Break destination.

 Xtrallusion offers characteristic Bed and Breakfast, B&B, Guest House, Hotel, Albergo and Country Lodge accommodation in Italy. Plus independent self-guided Walking, Adventure, Activity, Skiing and Paragliding Holiday itineraries on the Italian Rivieras, in the Italian Lakes, in the Italian Alps and in some of the most beautiful corners of Italy.

 Xtrallusion offers characteristic Bed and Breakfast, B&B, Guest House, Hotel, Albergo and Country Lodge accommodation in Italy. Plus independent self-guided Walking, Adventure, Activity, Skiing and Paragliding Holiday itineraries on the Italian Rivieras, in the Italian Lakes, in the Italian Alps and in some of the most beautiful corners of Italy.

 Xtrallusion offers characteristic Bed and Breakfast, B&B, Guest House, Hotel, Albergo and Country Lodge accommodation in Italy. Plus independent self-guided Walking, Adventure, Activity, Skiing and Paragliding Holiday itineraries on the Italian Rivieras, in the Italian Lakes, in the Italian Alps and in some of the most beautiful corners of Italy.

 Xtrallusion offers characteristic Bed and Breakfast, B&B, Guest House, Hotel, Albergo and Country Lodge accommodation in Italy. Plus independent self-guided Walking, Adventure, Activity, Skiing and Paragliding Holiday itineraries on the Italian Rivieras, in the Italian Lakes, in the Italian Alps and in some of the most beautiful corners of Italy.

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Day 1: Transfer Day.
After meeting you, we take you to your hotel in the seaside town pictured to the right. There will be a short briefing about your holiday itineraries and time to settle before being free to enjoy an evening meal in one of the resorts many restaurants.Arrange to arrive at the airport in the afternoon or evening. View photos of your resort village.

Day 2: Villages and towns of the 'Finalese'.
Easy going sightseeing itinerary visiting some of Liguria's most beautiful and unspoilt coast. Ancient fortified towns, traditional fishing communities and architectural influences from north Africa - plenty of time for visiting the Ponente Riviera towns of Finale Ligure, Finalborgo and Noli. Start the day with a train trip (0h45) to the charming and lively seaside resort of Finale Ligure Marina. Lunch in Finale followed by a gentle afternoon stroll around the medieval walled town of Finalborgo - listed amongst the most beautiful medieval towns in Italy. Late afternoon bus (0h20) back along the coast to the old fortified seaside village of Noli. Time for a stroll around and perhaps an early dinner before catching the train back (0h30) to your hotel. Full or half-day, light and leisurely, independent self-guided itinerary. The 'light' itinerary is to Finale only and the visits to Finalborgo and Noli are optional on the day - do as little or as much as you wish. View photos of the coasts of the 'Finalese'.

Day 3: A Day in the regional Capital.
Genova old town, a boat trip around the old port, the impressive aquarium and perhaps a funicular railway trip up the 'righi'. Train trip into Genoa takes just 35 minutes. For those visiting during the summer months, take the boat along the coast to Genoa and pass through much of the port on the way. Full or half-day, light and leisurely, independent self-guided itinerary. The 'light' itinerary is to the old port of Genoa only - visits to the aquarium, old town, shopping streets and up the funicular railway are optional on the day. View photos of Genoa, it's old town and port.

Day 4: The Towns 'under' the High Riviera Alps.
Easy going sightseeing itinerary visiting Cogoleto, Varazze & Celle. Start the day with a train trip (0h15) to the picturesque and 'sleepy' Ponente Riviera seaside village of Celle. Lunch in Celle and then a 5 minute train trip back along the coast to the more vibrant town of Varazze. Hop on the train again when ready and pop back to your hotel for a 'nap'. Evening stroll and dinner in Cogoleto recommended, just 5 mins away on the train. Full or half-day, light and leisurely, independent self-guided itinerary. The 'light' itinerary is to Celle only and the visits to Varazze and Cogoleto are optional on the day - do as little or as much as you wish. View photos of Cogoleto.

Day 5: Portofino and the National Park.
Easy going sightseeing itinerary in and around the Levante Riviera towns of Camogli, San Fruttuoso (summer season only), Portofino & Santa Margherita. Start the day with a train trip (0h35) to the beautiful and quite unique fishing village of Camogli. During the Spring, Summer and Autumn, it is possible to take the boat to San Fruttuoso for lunch, and then on again by boat to Portofino. Otherwise, take a 5 minute train journey to Santa Margherita for a stroll around this chic seaside resort before taking a boat or bus (0h10) to Portofino for lunch and the whole afternoon. Bus or boat back to Santa Margherita for the train back to your hotel (0h30). - Optional walk up into the Portofino National Park for those who wish to see the beautiful view from the hills above. Full or half-day, light and leisurely, independent self-guided itinerary. The 'light' itinerary is to Portofino and Santa Margherita only and the visits to Camogli and San Fruttuoso are optional on the day - do as little or as much as you wish. View photos of Portofino.

Day 6: Transfer day.
We meet you at your hotel. Flying from Genoa: we take you to Genoa airport for your flight home. Flying from Pisa: we take you to the main railway station in Genoa for your onward rail journey to Pisa airport. Arrange flights back from Pisa in the afternoon for a comfortable transfer. Stay an extra night in Pisa before your flight home and enjoy a day visting the Leaning Tower and historic centre of this beautiful & relaxed city.
Additional Info: Independent 'GENOA SHORT BREAK' holidays - Italian Riviera
Have a 'taste' of the Ligurian Riviera's coastal towns and the regional capital. You will be staying in the resort town in the picture above and each day you'll start with a stroll to the nearby railway station, never more than a 10 minute walk from your hotel. A short trip along the Riviera coast by train will take you to the start of the day's itinerary. Take the train back at the end of the day before or after your evening meal. For those who'd like a 'glimpse' of the Riviera's coastal hills and towns plus a day strolling around the regional capital, with a variety of self-guided sightseeing itineraries.
Extend your stay Stay an extra day or two and visit visit Milano, Turin, Pisa, Genova or even Monte Carlo for a day.

Holiday starts and ends in Genoa. Fly to Genoa, Pisa. Frequent railway services to resort village from Pisa. Prices in 'euros' and based on 2 people sharing a double room, otherwise a single supplement applies. Prices for bookings during the winter months can be up to 20% less. Flights and transfers not included unless specified.


NOTE
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. If you have particularly beautiful photographs of this area showing it's true character and atmosphere, please forward them to us for inclusion on our site - photos@xtrallusion.com
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If you are the owner of charming holiday accommodation in a special location, whether it be a hotel, B&B, 'albergo', 'agriturismo' or self-catered apartments - send us an email with details and we'll consider adding it to our list - web@xtrallusion.com
3. The hotels, 'alberghi', 'agriturismi' and self-catered accommodation recommended for this holiday destination have been included in our selection of 'SHORT BREAK' holidays in Italy as a result of us personally choosing them for their mix of charm, price, quality and location. These short break stays are intended for those wanting to simply 'get away' and relax somewhere special for a days.
4. by-TRAIN holidays: fly to the recommended airport and take a train to the place you will be staying for your Short Break. Airport transfer times are generally less than 1 hour by train.
5. WE-MEETU holidays: fly to the recommended airport where we will meet you on your arrival at the nearest airport or mainline railway station, and take you to your hotel either by car or mini-bus.
6. SELF-DRIVE holidays: these short-breaks are typically in places that are not served by regular public transport or areas deserving further independent exploration under your own steam. Therefore, we thoroughly recommend that you arrange car-hire at your point of arrival in Italy, or use your own car if driving down.

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