Cinque Terre Insider

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

Cinque Terre is on a level orange storm warning for November 5, 2019

The villages within the Cinque Terre National Park are back on a level orange weather alert

Heading to the Cinque Terre? Tips on the best airports to fly into with practical tips & advice

Italian rail employees have declared a 24-hour national train strike from 9pm on October 24th to 9pm on October 25th. Until the strike starts, we won’t know to what extent the it will be observed (and how much it will affect travelers). Keep in mind that even during a strike minimum service is required by …

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Another weather alert has been announced for the Liguria region, which includes the Cinque Terre, for October 24, 2019

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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The Cinque Terre villages are once again on a level orange weather alert for October 20 & 21, 2019