Park of Portofino
The Park of Portofino is northernmost coastal protected area of the western Mediterranean. It’s scenery shows landscapes among of the most famous in the world. The Park is characterized by a high biodiversity on a limited territorial extension: from the cool forests of the northern Apennines to the scented Mediterranean scrubland that colonizes the cliffs overlooking the blue sea.
Protected since 1935, the Park hosts one of the largest concentrations of flora of the Mediterranean, a large variety of birds and invertebrates as well as important historical and architectural sites through a network of over 80 km of trails.
Be enchanted by the beauty and charm of this Ligurian village, nestled like a pearl in the homonymous promontory.
This part of Liguria, offers many possibilities. Visit Portofino for 4, 6 or better 8 days and enjoy its gorgeous nature!
PROPOSAL PARK OF Portofino (4 Days)
Day 1 – Welcome to the Park of Portofino !!
Arrival in the Park of Portofino. Welcome Meeting with our operator: tour introduction
Day 2 – One of the paths of the Nature Park
Day dedicated to discover the amazing Nature Park of Portofino, between nature and culture: it is possible to choose between a path on the eastern side of the Park (from Santa Margherita to Portofino, easy trail; about 2.5h, elevation gain and loss of about 250m) or on the western side (from Camogli to San Fruttuoso, moderate itinerary, lasting about 4h, elevation gain and loss of about 350m). Both the itineraries let the walkers admire the Mediterranean scrubland , the steep cliffs overlooking the sea and at the same time the historical sites of the abbeys of Saint Fruttuoso and Cervara and the medieval villages of Portofino and Camogli.
Day 3 – Kayaking and Snorkelling
Discover the Park of Portofino by the sea from the Bay of Paraggi with emerald green crystal clear water! From the kayak you will see steep cliffs of conglomerate covered by scrub and pine trees and colourful tower shaped houses, while, with mask and fins, you will discover the beautiful backdrops of the Marine Protected Area.
Day 4– Departure
Total price per person (based on 2 people): Low Season: € 380 – High Season: € 460
The fee includes:
• 3 nights in B & B or Hotel ** / *** in Santa Margherita Ligure (or Gulf of Tigullio) with B & B
• Meeting with our operator for introduction to the tour
• Information material, book and map of the Park of Portofino
• 24/24 availability of our local insider
• Detailed description of the path for day 2
• Transfer by boat for day 2
• Kayak Excursion for day 3
The price does not include:
• Lunches, dinners, entrance fees to museums and everything not mentioned in “the price includes”