The Cards of the Cinque Terre National Park: easy and discounted purchase

Purchase the Cinque Terre National Park card at a discounted price in the hotel, guest house, B&B or apartment in one of the five villages of the Cinque Terre, but only in those CETS certified by Europarc-Cinque Terre National Park.


When checking in at Casa Capellini you can request to purchase the Cards, with the following advantages:

  • avoid queuing and wasting time at the information offices in the stations
  • you will immediately receive a file with a QR code on your smartphone or iPad
  • you will not have to stamp the “Train Card” in the appropriate machines before boarding the trains
  • get on the train and show the QR code of the “Train Card” on your device to the railway staff
  • at the entrance to the paid paths show the QR to the control staff
  • if you use buses within the five countries, simply show the code to the driver
  • show your phone with the code to access the station toilets

You will pay the cost of the Card with your Credit Card and the compensation will go directly to the Cinque Terre National Park, there are no economic returns for the owner of the accommodation facility but the satisfaction of providing a good service to our guests.

In Casa Capellini you have this possibility and you will receive a map with the Park’s paths and maps of the five villages, which will be very useful during your stay.


Two types of Park cards are on sale, the Trekking Card and the Trekking and Train Card.

The Trekking Card includes the following services:
  • L’accesso ai sentieri a pagamento dell’area Parco
  • L’utilizzo del servizio bus gestito da ATC all’interno dei paesi
  • Uso gratuito dei servizi igienici nei Comuni di Riomaggiore, Vernazza e Monterosso
  • Visite guidate secondo programmazione
  • La partecipazione ai laboratori del Centro di Educazione Ambientale del Parco, secondo programmazione
  • La navigazione ad internet WI-FI negli Hot Spot del Parco
  • L’ingresso con tariffa ridotta ai Musei Civici della Spezia (Amedeo Lia, Castello San Giorgio, CAMeC, Sigillo, Palazzina delle Arti, Etnografico, Diocesano)
The Trekking and Train Card includes the following services:
  • Second class access to regional and fast regional trains (excluding IC/ICN/FB trains) on the La Spezia – Riomaggiore – Manarola – Corniglia – Vernazza – Monterosso-Levanto (and in the opposite direction)
  • Access to the paid trails in the Park area
  • The use of the bus service operated by ATC within the countries
  • Free use of toilets in the municipalities of Riomaggiore, Vernazza and Monterosso
  • Guided tours according to schedule
  • Participation in the workshops of the Park’s Environmental Education Center, as scheduled
  • WI-FI internet browsing in the Park’s Hot Spots
  • Reduced rate entry to the Civic Museums of La Spezia (Amedeo Lia, Castello San Giorgio, CAMeC, Sigillo, Palazzina delle Arti, Etnografico, Diocesano)

Ask where you are staying for information on the various types of cards, and remember that only CETS-certified accommodation facilities in the towns of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso can offer you certified, eco-sustainable quality hospitality with the possibility of discounts for the cards.

It is also possible to download the useful PN5T Plus APP for both Android and iPhone or iPad systems from this link

For further information, consult the website of the Cinque Terre National Park
The photograph is taken from the 5 Terre Park website

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