Cinque Terre tourist ticketing to avoid crowding

Sunset Picture overlooking the colored houses of Vernazza in Cin

If you visited Cinque Terre, Italy, back in 2011, you would have been one of 400,000 people who strolled the narrow streets in this picturesque cluster of five villages on the Riviera. If you went in 2015, however, you would have been just one of the more than 2.5 million that visited the area.

As Mashable reported this week, Italy has decided enough is enough, and is taking steps to protect Cinque Terre and its sensitive ecosystem. Cinque Terre’s villages are only accessible by foot, boat or train, and this year, you’ll have to have a ticket to get in.

Read more on this in the source site, after the first two paragraphs. Click.. here.

Source Credits: Sarah Field in Inquisitr. Photo by Jared Lawson. To view more photos by him, click.. here.

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