One of my favorite annual events is happening on August 17th

Each Italian village, town and city has its own patron saint and dedicated religious festivities. These celebrations are a point of pride and tradition for locals and you’ll see both the young and old participating. For more details on local holidays and celebrations, check out my previous post here.  On August 17th you can witness … Continue reading One of my favorite annual events is happening on August 17th

Cinque Terre National Park guided tours & excursions: August 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 August. If you’ve purchased a Cinque Terre Card then the scheduled tours and excursions are free for you! If you don’t have the Cinque Terre Card … Continue reading Cinque Terre National Park guided tours & excursions: August 2017

Cinque Terre ferry schedule: April 15 through October 1, 2017

The following schedule and pricing is valid for ferries connecting the Cinque Terre villages (minus Corniglia, which is located off of the sea) and Portovenere. For Cinque Terre pricing look below the green header. Remember that a “reduced” ticket is the price for a child aged 6-11 years  (traveling with an adult). Children younger than … Continue reading Cinque Terre ferry schedule: April 15 through October 1, 2017