Mark your calendar… Sciacchetrail, the Cinque Terre’s very own ultra trail race, is back for the 4th edition on Saturday, March 24th. The ultra trail begins and ends in Monterosso (the fifth village of the Cinque Terre) and this year it’s a grueling 49.9 kilometers with an elevation change of 2,229 meters (*gulp*). Needless to … Continue reading Sciacchetrail is back, and better than ever!
In the Cinque Terre this weekend? I recommend joining a guided excursion through Monterosso’s fragrant lemon groves and beautiful vineyards on Saturday, February 3rd. The cost is €5 per person (or free if you have a Cinque Terre Card for the day). As this is a hiking excursion (not simply a walking tour) appropriate footwear … Continue reading Guided excursion in Monterosso tomorrow
Spring 2021. That’s the projected reopening date for the Via dell’Amore, the beloved and world-famous Lovers’ Lane connecting the Cinque Terre villages of Riomaggiore and Manarola. The path has been closed to the public since September of 2012 when a rock slide overtook a portion of the path and injured three Australian tourists. Since then, only … Continue reading Reopening of the Via dell’Amore? Don’t hold your breath
As promised, here’s the complete October schedule for the Cinque Terre National Park guided tours (of the villages) & excursions (hiking on the trails). Continue reading Cinque Terre National Park guided tours and excursions: October 1-31, 2017
I will be posting the schedule for the entire month as soon as it’s released. Amy Continue reading Cinque Terre National Park guided tours & excursions: October 1-7, 2017
Update, October 2017: Both sections of the SVA that were closed last month (between Monterosso and Vernazza and between Monterosso and Levanto) have reopened. For info on trail status in the Cinque Terre, check out this post. Happy trails! -Amy The coastal trail connecting the five villages of the Cinque Terre is currently closed between the … Continue reading Temporary closure of the Cinque Terre coastal trail (SVA) between Vernazza and Monterosso
Aaaaaaaah! September is *finally* here. After a scorching summer I’m ready for at least a slight drop in the temperatures. If that happens, hiking will be a pleasure again! With that in mind, here’s the September schedule for the Cinque Terre National Park guided tours & excursions: Keep in mind that if you’ve purchased a … Continue reading Cinque Terre National Park guided tours & excursions: September 2017