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Inside Background
As with any locale you are unfamiliar with, it pays to be alert while traveling...
Last edited: November 03, 2006
NOTE: In October, 2011, this area experienced unusual flooding and the towns of...
Last edited: December 26, 2011
You want to visit Cinque Terre, but aren't quite sure where to begin to plan...
Last edited: November 27, 2013
The weather in Cinque Terre is mild throughout most of the year, with the...
Last edited: July 09, 2006
Inside Transportation
Most travelers to Cinque Terre arrive via train. The five villages that make up...
Last edited: November 27, 2012
Walking from village to village is the best way to enjoy the sights and sounds...
Last edited: July 27, 2016
Inside Things to Do
Cinque Terre itself often serves as a day trip from a number of locations in...
Last edited: February 14, 2011
Most events and festivals occur during the summer and early fall months. Of all...
Last edited: July 09, 2006
What should every visitor do on their first trip to 5T?  Cinque is  just a...
Last edited: May 15, 2014
Most museums are located in nearby La Spezia, a stopover on most trips to and...
Last edited: July 09, 2006
It seems that all beautiful places have been over run by both tourists and...
Last edited: February 08, 2014
The mediterranean sea in Cinque Terre is spectacular from almost every...
Last edited: May 15, 2009
Hiking Cinque Terre is a dream for many people. The steep cliffs covered in...
Last edited: September 21, 2012
Angelo's Boat Tour is any family's favorite day in Europe! The water is...
Last edited: September 09, 2008
Inside Dining Scene
One of the best places to eat in an informal way in Riomaggiore is the 'Via...
Last edited: April 30, 2008
Inside Italy: For Foreign Visitors
In Italy, as in most of  Western Europe, the official currency is the Euro...
Last edited: September 07, 2016
Border crossings When travelling between Italy and another Schengen country...
Last edited: January 17, 2012
112 carabinieri 113 police 117 guardia di finanza (tax police) 118 ambulance
Last edited: November 21, 2015
  Parla Inglese?   Do you speak English?  Grazie  Thank You Prego  You are...
Last edited: April 20, 2016
In Italy you must always dial the area code AND the telephone number, even if...
Last edited: January 21, 2015
In Italy service, which usually ranges from 1 to 3 euros depending on the...
Last edited: January 02, 2016
Where to find cheap and free flights to and from Italy? Italian citizens or...
Last edited: March 15, 2016
Thanks to the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, it is quite easy to know if...
Last edited: August 03, 2015
If you read reviews of Italy, you will find that Italians are regarded as...
Last edited: August 12, 2015
A little planning can make your trip go a lot smoother. At least a week or two...
Last edited: June 19, 2013
Reviews for some hotels in Italy show some guests claiming the reception staff...
Last edited: November 15, 2013
If you have an unlocked GSM cell phone that supports the GSM 900 and GSM 1800...
Last edited: July 12, 2016
More than 20% of Italians are smokers and that includes teenagers. Although the...
Last edited: November 25, 2014
This is a few key railway phrases in english & italian.: Aisle = corridoio...
Last edited: August 12, 2014
If you are planning on traveling from mainland Italy to Sicily you might want...
Last edited: October 20, 2013
Some international car hire companies in downtown Pisa close at 13.00 until...
Last edited: December 17, 2012
When you are leaving the country through the Rome Airport, here are some tips...
Last edited: July 27, 2012