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Running Heads. A village-wide exhibition in Manarola

The running water can see no stars.  This beautiful verse by Federico Garcia Lorca does not take into account another approach to the contemplation of nature: running long distances with great elevation changes on trails. A profound physical and emotional experience.  A type of running much closer to meditation than to simple physical activity. The …

Sciacchetrail®: Community Raffle 2019

The community raffle is back, organized by Sciacchetrail, the 47km ultra trail on the trails through the villages, vineyards, and hillsides of the Cinque Terre. The prizes to be won, which will support the events surrounding the race scheduled for SATURDAY 6 APRIL 2019, in Monterosso al Mare, are all dedicated to wine, sport and tasting experiences of the …

Workshop di fotografia in bianco e nero alle Cinque Terre

5×5 – Five Lands for Five Workshops

During the summer, five photo workshops will be held in the Cinque Terre villages: our intention is to start from the Italian photographic tradition and arrive at a contemporary interpretation of the Cinque Terre, –  organizers say – an alternative to that of the postcard vision of mass tourism. Our perspective will be that of …

Sciacchetrail® edition IV: Georg Piazza king of Monterosso, Gallagher gran finale

Georg Piazza king of Monterosso, Clare Gallagher gran finale.  After a hard-fought battle with Luca Carrara it was Georg Piazza who triumphed at Sciacchetrail 2018, while Clare Gallagher pulled away from fellow American Amanda Basham on the descent in Manarola and kept the lead to the finish. With spring around the corner, temperatures were just …

SCIACCHETRAIL® IV edition schedule preview

We’re almost there and ASD Cinque Terre,  Cinque Terre Trekking e La Sportiva ideas are clear. Sciacchetrail will be a long weekend of excitement. Not to be missed, after the success of last year, the Sciacchetrail Outdoor & Family Village, with new sports and activities to try all weekend and events connected to the worlds of …

Blind Wine Tasting of SciacchetrĂ …at Sciacchetrail®

Friday 23 March 2018, at 6:00 pm, in the Event Tent in Piazza Belvedere at Monterosso al Mare, Blind wine tasting of SciacchetrĂ . Under the guidance of expert Sommelier and AIS La Spezia delegate Yvonne Riccobaldi, another event dedicated to the liquid gold of the Cinque Terre will be staged. The initiative is organized by Pro Loco …

top runners and top winemakers: wine and verticality

What do elite international trail runners like ANTON KRUPICKA, CLARE GALLAGHER and SALLY MCRAE have in common with the winemakers of the Cinque Terre? Certainly vertical challenges.  Different points of view on the landscape in an itinerant conversation between top runners and top winemakers. Local DOC wine will stimulate ideas and dialogues. Here are the …

Sciacchetrail®: aperitif and post-race party

This year Sciacchetrail will be held on Saturday in order to allow the participants and their friends the chance to celebrate without the stress of having to return home immediately after the race. Right after the awards ceremony, that will take place at 4pm on March 24th, the aperitif returns with Cinque Terre DOC wines served …

Sciacchetrail® IV edition. The press conference

On March 15th, at the Trasparency Hall of the Region of Liguria, the IV edition of the race on the wine trails of the Cinque Terre was presented to the press. To discuss the latest news and values of this sport and community event, Emanuele Moggia, Mayor of Monterosso al Mare, Daniele Moggia, Race Director, Lucio …

Sciacchetrail Pasta Party: good, healthy and typical

In its usual location by the sea in Piazza Belvedere, Monterosso, but in a brand new event tent – made available by the Convento dei Frati Cappuccini on the occasion of the celebration of 400 years – the now legendary Sciacchetrail Pasta Party, scheduled for March 24th 2018, will be open also to the companions of the runners …