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Will You Need Tickets for the Cinque Terre?
Published on Friday, February 19, 2016 by A proposal to limit the number of tourists in the Cinque Terre has caused a clamor among visitors who have booked upcoming trips and fear that they may not be allowed to visit, but they may not have to worry much longer. Our local sources in Liguria say the five towns that make up Cinque Terre National Park asked the government to restrict the number of tourist...
Italy Travel Photo: Vernazza by Night
Published on Friday, June 6, 2014 by Vernazza is one of the five villages of the Cinque Terre - located on Italy's northern Liguria coast. It looks incredible at night. By Kathy McCabe Ready to travel to Italy? Perillo Tours has been leading group trips throughout Italy since 1945 and ItalyVacations.com can custom design an independent itinerary for your dream Italy vacation! Taking your...
5 Ways To Enjoy The Italian Riviera and Lake Como
Published on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 by Ready to travel to Italy but you're seeking peace and serenity instead of crowded cultural attractions? R&R, Italian-style can be yours on the stunning Italian Riviera and Lake Como in northern Italy. I've made a list of 5 incredible experiences you can have in this special corner of Italia: 1. Stroll by the water and take in magnificent views. Whether you're...
Italy Travel Photo: Vernazza – One of the Cinque Terre
Published on Monday, February 4, 2013 by   The Cinque Terre (meaning "five lands" or "five towns") on the Ligurian coast of northern Italy are simply one of Italy's great treasures. They are the perfect location for hiking, boating and scuba diving. The photo above features the town of Vernazza. The towns were damaged in severe flooding and mud slides over a year ago but have bounced back and are awaitin...
One Year Anniversary of Cinque Terre Floods
Published on Thursday, October 25, 2012 by On October 25, 2011, the Cinque Terre - the five famous fishing villages linked together on northern Italy's coast of Liguria - were bruised and batter by storms and severe flooding. A number of residents lost their lives. Two of the World Heritage Site's villages in particular were severely damaged - Vernazza and Monterosso. Today on the first anniversary of the dis...
Want to Go Scuba Diving in Italy? Try Cinque Terre and Portofino
Published on Friday, February 17, 2012 by Make your next Italy vacation an underwater adventure by scuba diving in Italy. One of the best places to scuba dive in Italy is near Cinque Terre, a stunning collection of cliffside villages on the northwestern coast. Many visitors choose to hike or take the train through Cinque Terre and admire the water from above...but there is much to see below and this coastlin...