SIX DAYS OF HIKING IN FINALE LIGURE FOR EVERYONE

The embrace between the sand and the Mediterranean scrub, unique and unforgettable paths for the variety of the landscape, the Pilgrim’s Path will remain engraved in the heart!

👉🏼FIRST DAY: SUNSET IN BORGIO VEREZZI
Meeting of the participants in the late morning at the hotel. Departure by minibus for Finalborgo.
Finalborgo (from Burguum Finarii, literally “borderland”) is one of the “most beautiful villages in Italy” and is a real pride of the Ligurian West, where you can immerse yourself in a medieval atmosphere, walking through the alleys narrow and visiting the small craft shops.
Guided excursion along the path that will lead to Verezzi (easy, 4km, total height difference 350 meters, duration 1.5 hours). You will walk immersed in the holm oak and downy oak woods, first along a wide uphill path, then entering the woods on a so-called “single track” path.
Once you reach the Verezzi bell tower, it will also be possible to see the ancient Phoenician mill and the Megalithic Dolmen.
EXPERIENCE Apericena, enriched by the splendid sea view and the colors of the sunset.
Return to Finalborgo along the path backwards wearing the front batteries.
Overnight at Hotel.

👉🏼SECOND DAY: THE IVY CAVES
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure by minibus for Perti Alto, from which the guided excursion will depart for the path that leads to the Ivy Grotto (intermediate, 10 km, total altitude difference 400 meters, duration approximately 4.5 hours).
The Ivy Grotto, immersed in the dense wood of Monte Sordo, owes its name to the expanses of ivy which, in fact, entirely and externally covered its walls.
Obviously, there will be glimpses of the sea. Picnic lunch.
Return to the hotel in the late afternoon. Free dinner and overnight stay

👉🏼THIRD DAY: VAL PONCI, ALONG THE PATH OF THE ROMAN BRIDGES
Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure in the morning by minibus to Verzi, a hamlet of Finale Ligure, from which the excursion to Val Ponci will start, along the path of the Roman bridges (intermediate, 6km, total height difference 200m, duration approximately 3 hours). Picnic lunch.
Immersed in history and nature, you will walk along a portion of the Via Julia Augusta, trampling, in the true sense of the word, some bridges built by the Romans, still fully or partially preserved. We will then visit the so-called “Roman quarry” and the historic site of the Arma delle Manie, one of the largest caves in the Finale area.
Free dinner and overnight stay.

👉🏼FOURTH DAY: THE PILGRIM’S TRAIL
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure in the morning by minibus for Noli. Classified as one of the “most beautiful villages in Italy”, of medieval origin, it is an important maritime center, where artisanal fishing is one of the best known and practiced activities and is part of the Slow Food Presidium. Walk through the streets of the characteristic village where the beautiful towers for which Noli is well known stand out. They are clearly visible, in all their height, in addition to the roofs of the houses.
This is followed by a guided hike along the Pilgrim’s Path (intermediate, 10km, total altitude difference 350m, duration approximately 5 hours).
This route connects the two beautiful villages of Noli and Varigotti, both famous for their crystal clear waters and sandy beaches.
Scheduled stop for picnic lunch along the way.
Arrival in Varigotti is a small jewel of Liguria, famous for its characteristic “Saracen village” with bright colors and for the quality of its beaches.
Free dinner and overnight stay.

👉🏼 FIFTH DAY: THE ROCCA DI PERTI AND ITS HIDDEN GLIMPSES
Breakfast at the hotel. Picnic lunch. Departure by minibus for Finalborgo from which the guided walking excursion to Rocca di Perti will start (intermediate, 8km, total altitude difference 400m, duration approximately 4.5 hours)
The path will touch Castel Gavone, an ancient feudal palace that dominates Finalborgo, it will cross the locality of Perti Alto to reach the top of the Rocca di Perti, from where it will be possible to admire a suggestive panorama.
Free dinner and overnight stay.

👉🏼SIXTH DAY: SAN PIETRINO DI BOISSANO
Breakfast at the hotel. departure by minibus to Boissano. Excursion in the direction of the small Church of San Pietrino (intermediate, 8km, total altitude difference 450m, duration approximately 4 hours).
You will reach San Pietrino through a steep mule track, completely immersed in the green of holm oaks and beech trees: the church is of fourteenth-century origin and has precious frescoes inside.
From here it is possible to enjoy the view over the entire Ligurian coast and enjoy a packed lunch on one of the green meadows that surround it.
Return to Finale Ligure in the afternoon and baggage claim at the hotel.

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