Five Secret Treasures of Italy’s Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre

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


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