Cinque Terre National Park guided tours & excursions: May 2017

For those heading to the Cinque Terre and seeking a guided experience, look no further.  The Cinque Terre National Park offers a different guided option for each day of May.  The rates are exceptional (free to those that have purchased the Cinque Terre Card for that particular day, otherwise €2.50 per person).  Many of the … Continue reading Cinque Terre National Park guided tours & excursions: May 2017

Holy Week religious festivities (with schedule for Riomaggiore)

Many people think of Easter as being celebrated one day of the year: Easter Sunday. For Roman Catholics, preparation for Easter starts with the Quaresima (Lent) forty days prior. The week before Easter (known as Holy Week) is rich with events and special Masses culminating with the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ on … Continue reading Holy Week religious festivities (with schedule for Riomaggiore)

SciaccheTrail Vertical Race: sprint to new heights in Cinque Terre

Want to flex your physical prowess while on holiday in the Cinque Terre this December?  The brand new SciaccheTrail Vertical Race (brought to you by the group that organizes the highly successful SchiaccheTrail ultra trail run, which I’ve blogged about in the past here and here) could be just what you’re looking for.  This timed sprint will get your heart … Continue reading SciaccheTrail Vertical Race: sprint to new heights in Cinque Terre