An appointment among the most beloved of the Cinque Terre, which returns during the Christmas holidays: Aria Festival, the event dedicated to live shows in unconventional outdoor locations, in some of the most beautiful places in the area of La Spezia. On Friday December 22nd at 9 pm, in the former Church "dei Frati" - a location usually not open to the public - Petra Magoni and Ferruccio Spinetti will wait for you to see their musical performance. In Vernazza, the musical association will present a selection of his main hits and his latest album "Leggera", inspired to the tradition of Italian songwriter, made in collaboration with some of the main artist of the national panorama, such as Peppe Servillo and Frankie Hi-NRG Mc. Admission to the concert, upon reservation, is free with the possibility of contributing with an offer that will be donated to the Municipality of Vernazza and the Save Vernazza ONLUS association, for participate in the reconstruction, restoration and preservation of the magnificent village of the Cinque Terre. Only 100 seats are available (info and reservations at the address 0039-373-8651766), given the limited capacity of the former Church "dei Frati", but thanks to the sound diffusion it is possible to listen to the concert from the close Town Hall courtyard, where you can sit comfortably while drinking a glass of wine. And then, on a tour of the country, in the only time of year when you can discover it in a more intimate dimension, given the lower number of visitors.
Useful information: pre-sales can be collected at the event venue from 7.30 pm to 8.40 pm. It is advisable to reach Vernazza by train.
And in the afternoon ... try the tour of Arbaspàa that will take you to the discovery of the incredible light nativity scene by Mario Andreoli on the heights of Manarola: http://bit.ly/2zE0Lp4
The train, surely the best means of travel to visit the Cinque Terre and be enchanted by the beauty of the Ligurian sea. From March 16th the 5 Terre Express train is in service to travel comfortably between La Spezia Centrale, Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, Monterosso and Levanto with a single single fare ticket, taking advantage of the offer of 100 trains a day, 7 days a week, every 15 minutes