Portofino and Cinque Terre, active tour, 8 days
Trekking, kayaking, snorkeling, visiting Genoa and the small fishermen villages, cooking class and local products tasting, enjoying beautiful views and the sea – it is all possible in 8 days in National parks of Portofino and Cinque Terre!
Duration: 8 days
Departure: all year
Price: 885,00 eur pp in dbl room november - february / 980,00 eur pp in dbl room march - october
- 7 nights in B & B or Hotel ** / *** in Santa Margherita Ligure (or Gulf of Tigullio) on BB basis
- Meeting with our operator & introduction to the tour
- Information material, book and map of the Park of Portofino
- Availability 24/24 of our local insider
- Detailed descriptions of the path for days 2, 4, 5, 7
- Transfers by train for days 4, 5 and 7
- Transfer by boat for day 2
- Transfer by funicular for day 4
- Kayak excursion for day 3
- costs of transportation for getting to Portofino
- lunches, dinners
- entance fees
- anything not mentioned under “the price includes”
Welcome to the Park of Portofino!
Arrival on your own in the Park or Portofino (we can organize a private transfer upon request). Welcome meeting with a respresentative of our company.
Santa Margherita - Portofino
An easy walk, suitable for everyone (duration 2,5 hrs, slope 250m) which brings you to the eastern side of promontory with panoramic views over the Paraggi bay, the Abbey of Cervara and the gulf of Tugullio. The route runs through the area above the valley of mills up to the Mulino Gassetta and the village of Portofino.
kayaking and snorkeling
Today you will have a possibility to discover the park from the sea: from the kayak in the green and crystal clear waters of bay of Paraggi you will see the impressive conglomerate cliffs covered by Mediterranean maquis and pine trees ant the colourful houses, but snorkeling you will admire the waters of the protected marine area.
visit of Genova
Genoa has the largest historic medieval center of Europe, enclosed by massive walls built in XVII century to protect the port. The area in front of the ancient port is characterized by narrow streets overlooking the sea, and from here, with the historic funicular you go up to the walls and forts built on the mountainside. A scenic road, built in the past for military purposes, offers splendid views of the city and promontory of Portofino.
Camogli – Batterie - Punta Chiappa (duration: 3 hrs, slope 250m)
From Camogli village, unique for it’s traditions and stories of sailors, a steep muletrack brings you up to San Rocco di Camogli, one of the “doors” of the regional park and its trails. From here you will walk to Batterie where you can see recently renovated fortifications of the Second World War, and then continue down to Punta Chiappa. From here you can take a boat and go to San Fruttuoso or return to Camogli.
Day on your own
A day on your own dedicated to visit what is most interesting for you or simply to relax and enjoy the beaches of the Eastern Riviera (we will provide a file with more suggestions).
Sestri Levante and Punta Manara
Called a village of “fairytale”, Sestri Levante is enclosed between two bays – the bay of the Silence and the bay of the bay of the Fairytales; this village has inspired many artists and writers. From the village you can climb up to
Punta Manara to admire the panoramic view, then you can return to Sestri Levante or continue to Riva Trigoso.