Cinque Terre Insider

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

The Manario cooperative that runs the Explora buses (that connect the Cinque Terre villages, minus Monterosso) has announced some important changes to the bus schedule. If you’re unfamiliar with Explora 5Terre, check out my previous post here for more details on the service. The Explora buses will no longer run 365 days a year. The …

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The Explora 5Terre bus system offers a great alternative to the other transport options in the Cinque Terre (see my previous post which explains Explora in greater detail here).  Explora currently shuttles passengers from La Spezia to as far as Vernazza (and vice-versa), with plenty of stops in between where passengers can hop on & off.  Keep in …

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You probably already know that the main modes of transport in the Cinque Terre are foot, train and ferry.  Add to that the Explora 5 Terre, a new bus system that expands upon (and improves) the already existing bus service in the Cinque Terre.  Whereas before the ATC buses in the Cinque Terre traveled vertically …

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