Cinque Terre Insider

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

The guided tours & excursions are just €2.50 per person (which is a steal!) or free for those that have purchased the Cinque Terre Card.  If you are interested in booking a spot, be sure to send an email in advance to: visiteguidate@ati5terre.it Advertisements

I must admit, I have heartstrings attached to the village of Manarola.  It was, after all, the very first place I ever visited in the Cinque Terre and a catalyst in my life as I know it.  On my last trip back to the States, I came across my travel journal from my epic Italy …

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The tours & excursions are just €2.50 per person or they are free for those that have the Cinque Terre Card. For more information and to book your spot, send an email to: visiteguidate@ati5terre.it 

Due to the collapse of a dry stone wall on the Beccara (#531) between Riomaggiore and Manarola, the trail will remain closed until July 31st (while restoration works take place).

Wanting to delve into Italian culture, language and traditions in an unforgettable setting?  The new Cinque Terre Summer School could be the perfect opportunity for you! Lingua, cultura, territorio These are the three cornerstones on which is founded our educational offer.  In the morning Italian language and culture classes, in the early afternoon workshops dedicated to …

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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 …

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***UPDATE: The 24-hour regional train strike in Liguria that was planned to start at 9pm on Saturday, July 11th, has been called off. All trains will be running as scheduled. Before listing the potential strikes for Italy for July 2015 I want to caution against alarmism.  Keep in mind that in Italy strikes are frequently …

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