The underwhelming partial reopening of the Via dell’Amore

In early April, 2015, a small inauguration party was held with local politicians and Italian railway representatives for the reopening of circa 200 meters of the Via dell’Amore (Lovers’ Lane). This tract, considered the first of seven phases of the Via dell’Amore project, includes the beginning of the path from the train station in Manarola to the … Continue reading The underwhelming partial reopening of the Via dell’Amore

Schedules for guided Cinque Terre excursions and tours (May 1-15, 2015)

The Cinque Terre National Park has released the new schedule for guided excursions (read: hikes) and tours (which should be easy walks around the villages) between May 1st and May 15th.  The novità (news) this month is that the excursions have the possibility to add on an optional wine tasting for a nominal fee (which is usually … Continue reading Schedules for guided Cinque Terre excursions and tours (May 1-15, 2015)