Five Secret Treasures of Italy’s Cinque Terre

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The Cinque Terre “used to be a series of fishing villages, but we weren’t founded by fishermen. We are known for our beautiful landscapes, but we have more to offer than a pretty postcard. Tourism increased in 2015 by more than 30%, so we don’t need more visitors, but we want those who come to stay longer and learn more about our five lands.” Roberto Vegnuti is struggling to dramatize the ... Read Full Article

Cinque Terre: Where to Save, Where to Splurge, and What to Skip

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Let me get this over with. I love Cinque Terre. It's where Italians spend their vacation- it is that great. Don't make the mistake of many visitors and book one day here- spend at least three days. Some, like myself, have taken substantially more time. We come for the weekend and just neglect to catch the train back out of town. What is it about the Cinque Terre that has everyone buzzing? ... Read Full Article

Exploring Italy’s Cinque Terre

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Italy’s Cinque Terre offers one of the country’s most stunning coastlines. Cinque Terre means “Five Lands” and is a collection of five small villages nestled into the cliffs on the Ligurian Sea. Formerly supported by fishing, the primary industry today is tourism. And it’s not difficult to see why thousands of visitors come to this beautiful area every year. The Cinque Terre is an easy day ... Read Full Article