From Santa Margherita to Portofino (Liguria): walking route


Path on foot from Santa Margherita to Portofino, an itinerary that allows you to have wonderful views of the sea on the journey that connects these two picturesque coastal towns in Liguria.


Portofino, a town in Liguria known all over the world for its beauty, can be reached with a walking itinerary starting from Santa Margherita Ligure, located in the innermost part of the Gulf of Tigullio, on the eastern Ligurian Riviera, between the promontory of Portofino and the locality of San Michele di Pagana, about 2 kilometers from Rapallo.

From Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino there are about 5 kilometers to travel partly on the promenade and partly following a pedestrian path that winds just above the road that runs along the coast.

Proceeding from Santa Margherita towards Portofino, you will find the marina, the equipped beaches, the splendid panoramic views that distinguish this stretch of coast, and the luxurious villas with terraced gardens.

Near the sign that on the right indicates the abbey of Cervara, a monastic complex overlooking the sea, a pedestrian walkway over the sea begins that leads to the village of Paraggi and its enchanting bay, and then returns to the carriage road.

At this point, on the side of the town of Paraggi, the pedestrian begins that leads up to Portofino, a beautiful path in the woods, characterized by the Mediterranean scrub, whose journey time is approximately 15/20 minutes.

The path leads to the final stretch that leads to the parish church of the enchanting village of Portofino.

Santa Margherita Cruise Ship port, also Portofino and Camogli walk around (September 2022)

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