Update 2017: The works on the Via dell’Amore are at a complete standstill. The local city hall is waiting on national public funds to be released to pay for the extensive repair costs. It sounds like it could be a very, very long wait. *sigh* The Via dell’Amore (Lovers’ Lane) connects the villages of Riomaggiore and Manarola and … Continue reading What’s going on with the Via dell’Amore?
UPDATED IN 2019 TO REFLECT CURRENT RATES AND TO INCLUDE DETAILS ABOUT PURCHASING ONLINE The Cinque Terre Card is the Cinque Terre National Park’s effort to streamline the hiking pass and transport services all into one card (which helps to make things much, much more convenient for those visiting). The Cinque Terre card allows the card holder unlimited train travel … Continue reading What’s the deal with the Cinque Terre Card?
Latest update: October, 2017 There’s a lot of (mis)information out there about what trails in the Cinque Terre are open or closed at the moment, so I’m hoping to clear up any confusion. The most famous hiking path in the Cinque Terre is the Sentiero Azzurro (the so-called “blue” coastal trail that connects all five villages, also … Continue reading Current status of the Cinque Terre “Sentiero Azzurro” (Coastal Trail)