Cinque Terre Insider

American expat insight into Italy's fabulous "Five Lands"

As peak-season 2018 winds down, so do the ferries connecting the Cinque Terre and Portovenere. A limited schedule runs between October 1st and 27th. It’s highly likely that this schedule, or a very similar one, will extend to cover the dates up to and including November 1st (which is All Saints’ Day, a national holiday …

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Due to a family emergency and an unexpected trip to the US, I have quite a few posts to publish to catch everyone up on the latest happenings in the Cinque Terre. Please bear with me! Below you will find the peak-season schedule for the Cinque Terre + Portovenere ferries. If you are planning on …

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Update:  If you’re looking for the most recent 2018 Cinque Terre ferry schedule check out my newer post here: Cinque Terre ferry schedule April 21-September 30, 2018 The Cinque Terre ferries will start running for the season on March 24th, 2018. The schedule I’ve posted below is in effect until April 20th, 2018. Planning to …

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Below you’ll find the latest schedule for the Cinque Terre ferries (which also connect to Portovenere, which is beautiful and recommended). This schedule is good up to (and including) the 27th of October. Starting the 28th of October there will be another schedule (which has yet to be released). Typically the ferries stop running after …

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Starting April 1st the ferries will begin running between the Cinque Terre villages (minus Corniglia which is located off of the sea) and Portovenere. This first schedule, which kicks off the 2017 touristic season, is quite limited and will only last for two weeks.  The next schedule (which has not yet been released) will be …

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One of the most scenic and relaxing ways to visit the Cinque Terre is by ferry. Here’s the peak-season schedule for the Cinque Terre + Portovenere (recommended). The schedule is valid from April 23rd to October 2nd, 2016. Pricing is as follows: FYI: The lower (green) section is pricing for just the Cinque Terre whereas …

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Are you staying in the Cinque Terre but wanting to check out posh coastal neighbor Portofino at some point?  Twice weekly (on Mondays and Fridays) a battello (ferry boat) takes visitors from Riomaggiore (departing at 9:30am)  to Portofino and back (arriving back to Riomaggiore at 6pm).  The layover in Portofino is for approx. 2 1/2 …

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