Cinque Terre Insider

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

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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The dreaded S word… sciopero. Strike. Tomorrow a national train strike has been called from 9am to 5pm. We won’t know the extent of the strike until tomorrow morning at 9. However, excluded from the strike are the TrenItalia trains in the Campania region (that’s the region where you will find Naples) and Italy’s high-speed …

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A 24-hour national train strike has been announced for Italy from 9pm on Saturday, July 21st, to 9pm on Sunday, July 22nd. Not all trains are expected to be affected by the strike (Italy’s premier high speed Frecce trains as well as the trains connecting Roma Termini station and Fiumicino airport will be unaffected). A …

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From 9am to 5pm on Sunday, June 7th, TrenItalia personnel in Liguria (the region in which the Cinque Terre villages are located) are planning to strike.  This is the only region in Italy planning to strike tomorrow but bordering regions may be affected for a limited number of trains (see the list of canceled long distance trains here). …

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