Cinque Terre Insider

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

If you follow the blog or my social media accounts, you’re probably wondering why we have so many storm warnings and weather alerts here in the Cinque Terre. If a picture is worth a thousand words, these videos are probably worth a million. The date was October 25, 2011. In just six hours a storm …

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Everything you should know before hiking the trails in Cinque Terre, Italy

The five Cinque Terre villages are under a level orange storm warning from 10pm on October 14 to 3pm on October 15, 2019

Timetable and rates for the Cinque Terre ferries for the latter half of October 2019

Heading to the Cinque Terre this September? Don’t miss the national park’s calendar for guided tours and hikes!

Starting at 6pm a level orange weather alert has been issued for the entirety of Liguria, the region in which the Cinque Terre villages are located. Meteorologists have forecasted thunderstorms and heavy rains. The alert lifts tomorrow, July 28, at 2pm. As this is a relatively serious alert, extra safety precautions within the Cinque Terre …

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Planning to be in the Cinque Terre this July? Check out the guided tours and excursions offered by the national park (with a nifty key and explanations). Enjoy!