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CTTours - Cinque Terre Private Tours and Shore Excursions

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Address: 19100, La Spezia, Italy
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+39 348 773 7715
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Benvenuti! I'm Umberto Cattani professional tour guide and owner of Cinque...

Benvenuti! I'm Umberto Cattani professional tour guide and owner of Cinque Terre Tours.

Together with my network of reliable guides and drivers I'm able to provide guided tours, day-trips and shore excursions at the highest standards.

Visit the website and learn more about my tour proposals.

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One of the most picturesque places ever

Our first time to Italy was planned with a trip to Cinqueterre. We stayed in Portofeno and took the train to Monterosso and met up with our guide Andrea. He gave us so much... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 11, 2016
Lilybet56
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Pasco, Washington
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St Ives, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

From Montecatini we paid 70Euros each for a coach trip to the five lands to join in the 'scrabble' wishing to see the quaint villages from the sea. There were cruise ships in and consequently the local ferry boats vying between the more accessible villages from the sea were overwhelmed!! Boarding onto and off these little boats is so hazardous... More 

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Umberto C, Proprietario at CTTours - Cinque Terre Private Tours and Shore Excursions, responded to this review

Ciao Mike, I always take responsability if I do something wrong. But in this case it's not me, my company did not operate your tour. I do private tours only (by minivan) and be sure that I charge more than what you paid. Please post your complaint in the website of the company which provided the tour of 5 Terre.... More 

Pasco, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Our first time to Italy was planned with a trip to Cinqueterre. We stayed in Portofeno and took the train to Monterosso and met up with our guide Andrea. He gave us so much information about the villages and the area. We walked four of the five villages, and were thrilled to see everything. I can't describe the beauty of... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Met our guide in central Florence, comfortable van with ac. 90 min drive to our 1st stop in Cinque terre, semi-guided, we walked through, had time to shop a bit, took a dip in the ocean and waited for our boat ferry which took us to the next location. Our guide pre-made reservations for us which was nice because it... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This was our last full day in Italy and we were really looking forward to seeing Cinque Terre and getting some exercise before the long flight home. Our guide, Johnny, was extremely loud [he is a rap DJ - which came as no surprise] and a bit obnoxious. He kept stressing how many steps there were and if we wanted... More 

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Port Angeles
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

I have always wanted to visit Cinque Terre so we purchased our trip through the Info Centre near the train station. We were unfortunate enough to get the seats in the back of the bus so couldn't see much on the drive there. We made 4 stops in the tour and barely had time to look at anything before being... More 

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adelaide
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We booked this tour privately as a shore excursion from our Cruise ship that docked in Livorno. Great way to see the Cinque terre. We visited 3 of the 5 towns and had time to call in at Pisa on the way back to the Port.

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Boynton Beach, Florida, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Our guide, Luca, was FABULOUS!!! I had read reviews about him and hoped we would get him as our guide. He was very informative and thoughtful. I cannot praise Luca enough. Now, as for the tour. If you are a slightly handicapped person, as I am, this is not the tour for you. I had no idea the amount of... More 

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

We booked this through our hotel, Viatours I think, it was a big coach leaving from the SMN station, costs £90 including lunch. Our guide was Julio who was excellent. Drove to Spezia, then little trains and a largish boat to four of the villages. Quite stressful for Julio herding us all onto these trains and boats, speaking four languages,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

a whole day trip with a small tour group (8 people). visited 3 villages. semi-private tour is perfect for visitors who want to see and taste the flavor of this region but without the hassle and rushed feelings of a big tour group. wear your most comfortable shoes for steep hill walking and enjoy the wonderful sceneries. our tour driver... More 

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Ojai, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Our tour guides were excellent(Mateo and one other great tour guide whose name I forget. My apologies). The 5 villages on the ocean are beautiful and worth visiting. The views are wonderful and the guides made the visit more memorable. The guides also brought special food to us during lunch. They gave detailed explanations about the walk and the degree... More 

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