Join our combined private tour of Santa Margherita Ligure and a hiking trip to the beautiful Portofino Natural Park.
Our meeting point will be in Santa Margherita Ligure railway station or a pickup at the hotel in Santa Margherita and we will proceed onward to the picturesque village of Santa Margherita Ligure for a fascinating tour of the ancient fishing village.
A private guide will wait for you either in the Santa Margherita Ligure railway station or arrange a pickup at the hotel in Santa Margherita. The tour begins in the picturesque village of Santa Margherita Ligure and it was once called the "salotto" of the entire Gulf with its troump d'oeil painted palaces. The colourful and artistry in the designs of the buildings will fascinate you. You'll live "la dolce vita" as you walk among the charming villas that are surrounded by elegant gardens and parks. The imposing Santa Margherita Ligure Castle gives you a magnificent view of the city because it is located directly on the seashore. We will catch glimpses of the 17th-century Basilica di Santa Margherita.
Portofino is the classic Ligurian fishing village with rows of painted houses and buildings in bright colours around a sheltered hidden bay. For lovers of nature, this is a gem. Instead of doing the touristic version of Portofino visiting Castello Brown or St. George, we will head towards the National Park for a short hike through the dense Mediterranean vegetation. There are plenty of network of trails that will spike excitement and a sense of adventure. Our route is a pilgrim trail that ran from the Liguria coast, climbing up the forested hill and then slowly descends to the coastal town. As we follow the trail of ancient paths, we will walk among the spectacular villas and gardens that are immersed in the scents of lemons and herbs.
Do not miss the opportunity to taste the Ligurian and Genovese famous cuisine of freshly baked focaccia. Don't think that it is only a flatbread, the Italian has made them in various styles using local fresh ingredients varying that can be served in many ways.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest you wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.