Cinque Terre Marine Protected Area: Complementary Procedural Guidelines have been approved

The Procedural Guidelines complete Cinque Terre Marine Protected Area’s Implementation and Organisation Regulation: issuance of authorisations and permits

(Manarola - Sede Parco Cinque Terre, 16 Apr 18) By PDF Resolution No 7 (16.03.2018) of the Park's Board of Directors, the Procedural Guidelines completing Cinque Terre MPA's Implementation and Organisation Regulation have been approved. The Guidelines contain detailed provisions on lawful activities (listed in the Regulation approved by PDF Ministry Decree 24.02.2015) and how to perform them.


In order to obtain an authorisation to perform a lawful activity at Cinque Terre MPA, it is necessary to apply to the MPA as follows: fill in the specific forms available at the sections on annual authorisations or daily permits; attach the documents showing the fulfilment of requirements as listed in the Regulation and Guidelines; attach (not stick) a €16 tax stamp where required.

Applications for the authorisation of leasing and rental activities within Cinque Terre MPA must be submitted no later than 15 May 2018 to the National Park offices; late applications will not be considered.

Applications for the authorisation of the following lawful activities must be submitted no later than 15 June 2018 to the National Park offices: TV and photo shoots, underwater guided visits, educational activities, transport of passengers and guided visits, maritime transport, whale-watching, recreational or professional fishing; late applications will not be considered.

Authorisations are valid for one year and expire on 31 December 2018.


Applications can be delivered by hand (Monday to Friday, from 9.00 to 12.30) or regular mail to Cinque Terre National Park offices, Via Discovolo snc, Località Manarola, 19017 Riomaggiore (SP) – Ufficio Protocollo.

PDF Table of authorisation fees, as approved by Resolution No 26, 30.11.2017



The MPA offices provide information and assistance to fill in the applications: Monday to Friday, from 9.00 to 11.00, by phone (0187 762643) or at the Park premises (Via Discovolo snc - c/o Stazione Manarola - 19017 Riomaggiore (SP).

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