2019 Cinque Terre, Portovenere, Levanto, La Spezia and Lerici ferry schedules

On March 30th the Consorzio Marittimo Turistico 5Terre Golfo dei Poeti will kick off the 2019 touristic season with the first ferry schedules of the year. These schedules will be valid from March 30th to April 19th, 2019. Starting on April 20th these schedules will be replaced with others offering even more options (as soon … Continue reading 2019 Cinque Terre, Portovenere, Levanto, La Spezia and Lerici ferry schedules

October’s “super storm” aftermath in Cinque Terre and Liguria

The last week of October was a difficult one for Liguria. Super strong winds gusting at 180km per hour (circa 110 miles per hour), pounding rain and rough seas with 8 meter swells (that’s a little over 24 feet) all took turns pummeling our region. Mother Nature not so subtly reminded us that she is … Continue reading October’s “super storm” aftermath in Cinque Terre and Liguria

Cinque Terre back on alert: Highest level storm warning for October 29, 2018

UPDATE: Many of the Cinque Terre villages are experiencing power outages and no phone service. The level red storm warning has been extended to 3pm on October 30th. Local officials are asking people to stay indoors for their own safety. Just days after the seven year anniversary of the October 2011 floods that affected Vernazza, … Continue reading Cinque Terre back on alert: Highest level storm warning for October 29, 2018