Hear, hear: You can finally purchase your Cinque Terre passes online 

You read that right, the promises have finally become a reality! You can *finally* purchase your Cinque Terre National Park passes online.  To purchase your passes (directly from the Cinque Terre National Park, this isn’t a third party platform) go to: https://card.parconazionale5terre.it/en You can purchase the hiking pass (called the Trekking Card) or the all-inclusive Cinque … Continue reading Hear, hear: You can finally purchase your Cinque Terre passes online 

Explora: The new transport option to discover the Cinque Terre

You probably already know that the main modes of transport in the Cinque Terre are foot, train and ferry.  Add to that the Explora 5 Terre, a new bus system that expands upon (and improves) the already existing bus service in the Cinque Terre.  Whereas before the ATC buses in the Cinque Terre traveled vertically … Continue reading Explora: The new transport option to discover the Cinque Terre

Insider Tip: The pass they won’t tell you about…

Originally posted on Cinque Terre Insider:
UPDATED MAY 2016 I’m saddened to report that with the introduction of the new Cinque Terre Express light rail (and the increased ticket prices that came with it), TrenItalia has done away with the weekly pass for the Cinque Terre trains*.  At this point, I’m recommending that visitors purchase… Continue reading Insider Tip: The pass they won’t tell you about…

What’s the deal with the Cinque Terre Card?

Originally posted on Cinque Terre Insider:
UPDATED MAY 2016 TO REFLECT NEW RATES  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 more convenient for those visiting).  These cards allow the card holder unlimited train travel between the Cinque… Continue reading What’s the deal with the Cinque Terre Card?

Limit on the number of visitors to the Cinque Terre in 2016? Nope, not happening.

I’m back in the saddle after baby #2’s arrival and I have a lot of catching up to do here on the blog.  However,  I think it’s imperative to first get you all up to date regarding the misinformation that has been swirling in the global media in the past few days.  First, let me just clarify: THERE WILL … Continue reading Limit on the number of visitors to the Cinque Terre in 2016? Nope, not happening.