From Florence my friend and I booked a day tour to Pisa & Cinque Terre, these destinations are worth a visit if you’re going to Italy. Pisa is famous for its historical leaning tower of Pisa with thousands of tourists visiting the site on a daily basis. Cinque Terre is an old village that splits into five towns: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza & Monterosso. On the tour we visited three out of the five towns of Cinque Terre, the towns are small so there wasn’t much to do there besides taking a quick dip, take some snapshots, eat some Italian cuisine and have a shop.

I will provide information about Pisa & Cinque Terre along with photos below of my trip!


Pisa is a one hour train ride coming in from Florence and to Cinque Terre from Pisa is an hour or more train ride depending on which town you want to visit.


The common languages that people speak in Pisa & Cinque Terre are Italian and English.


The currency in Pisa & Cinque Terre is the EUR Euros.

What to know

  • Manarola is the most picturesque town of all if you want to get a nice snapshot of Cinque Terre
  • Don’t try anything else out besides the fried seafood in Riomaggiore you won’t be disappointed
  • Go for a dip in the waters at Vernazza and Manarola
  • Be aware of your belongings as pick pocketing is an issue in Italy

Best season to travel

Spring: March, April & May

Summer: June, July & August

Sights and attractions

  • The Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Pisa Catherdral
  • Piazza dei Miracoli
  • Manarola
  • Riomaggiore
  • Vernazza & more


It depends on how you spend your days although money does add up quite quickly whilst you’re over there. On average I would say $100 AUD is enough to spend for the day.


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