Rick Steves' Italy 2015 If you only buy one guidebook, this is it.
Rick Steves' Snapshot Italy's Cinque Terre This has the same content on the Cinque Terre as the larger book. Useful if Cinque Terre is your only destination.
Rick Steves' Italian Phrase Book & Dictionary A smile and a few phrases can create the trip of a lifetime.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Italian Riviera Beautifully illustrated guidebook.
Lucio's Ligurian Kitchen: The Pleasures of the Italian Riviera Some great recipes!
Extra Virgin: A Young Woman Discovers the Italian Riviera, Where Every Month Is Enchanted A hilarious memoir of homeownership on the Riviera.
Beautiful Ruins: A Novel A great novel for the plane, partially set in a fictional Cinque Terre village.
Vendemmia A beautiful documentary detailing the culture of the Cinque Terre, recent political upheavals, and the aftermath of the devastating floods.
Vendemmia Instant video.