A weekend in Cinque Terre

Lots of detail about photographing the Cinque Terre region of northwest Italy. It’s an amazing little section just before the Riviera on the railroad.


Corniglia, 5D Mark III | 16-35mm 2.8L II

It was my wife’s birthday and we decided to take a long weekend trip somewhere. She, being Asian, and sick of winter naturally wanted to go somewhere warm! We checked out last minute flights, but in the end decided to go to the Cinque Terre region in Italy. It is only a 6 hour drive from Garmisch Partekirchen in Germany. Cinque Terre is somewhere I also wanted to see for ages, its a great place for photography. The region is renowned for it’s rugged terrain, plantations of lemon and other fruits, and of course it’s amazing villages perched on the cliffs. We decided to head for Vernazza, one of the 5 main towns to see, where we got a great little bed and breakfast place.

Map of Cinque Terre, credit: https://cinqueterre.a-turist.com/map

As you can see from the map above, the five towns…

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