Official reopening of the coastal trail (SVA) between Corniglia and Vernazza

If you’ve been following my blog post on the current status of the Sentiero Azzurro, you already know that the portion of the coastal trail between Corniglia and Vernazza has been “unofficially” open since March of this calendar year.  Today the Cinque Terre National Park has announced that this portion of the coastal trail (also known in previous years … Continue reading Official reopening of the coastal trail (SVA) between Corniglia and Vernazza

Tasso di soggiorno: Cinque Terre’s new “city tax”

Perhaps you’ve been online trying to find accommodations for your stay in the Cinque Terre and you’ve noticed that people are mentioning a new tax for those staying in the area.  Like many popular Italian cities (Rome, Florence, Venice, etc.), the Cinque Terre villages are following suit and imposing a city tax on visitors staying here. Before you … Continue reading Tasso di soggiorno: Cinque Terre’s new “city tax”