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SANTA MARGHERITA, SAN FRUTTUOSO AND PORTOFINO – Day Hike + Sightseeing – Level EASY

SANTA MARGHERITA, SAN FRUTTUOSO AND PORTOFINO – Day Hike + Sightseeing – Level EASY 1920 1280 TrekMI

A wonderful itinerary that develops between the Tigullio gulf and the promontory of Portofino, places of incredible natural beauty and charm. We leave the city of Milan and reach Santa Margherita Ligure after 2.5h. This beautiful seaside old-fashioned resort, with palm trees decorating the esplanade, will be our starting point for an exciting boat ride to San Fruttuoso. Accessible only from the sea or on foot, this tiny secluded bay of turquise water hides an ancient Benedectine monastery that dates back to the 10th century A.D. The perfect place to spend our lunch break before starting the hike to world-famous Portofino (2h). A panoramic and well-travelled itinerary that develops through the lush vegetation of this Regional Park. Portofino a prettily-painted charming fishing village has become a boutiquey stop-off for the yatching set and a tranquill not-to-be-missed place along this stretch of coastline. After spending some time enjoying its atmosphere, we catch our last boat ride back to Santa Margherita and from there we start our drive back to Milan.

BEST SEASON: march to november

WHAT TO EXPECT
TRIP TYPE:
Day Hike and Sightseeing Tour
TRIP LENGTH:
7.30am to 7pm
DRIVING TIME FROM MILAN:
2.5 hours – Let us know if you’re staying somewhere else and still want to organize the tour with us. We can meet you on the way!
DIFFICULTY LEVEL: EASY 
– Click HERE to understand the Hiking Difficulty Levels
DISTANCE:
 5 km/3.1 mi
ELEVATION GAIN:
  300 m/984 ft
HIGHEST ALTITUDE:
350 m/1,148 ft
LUNCH: 
bring your own packed lunch or restaurant (depending on season)

Price
Minimum 2 participants*

Є100
/person

Contact us

*Private tours are only open to your party
20% discount on the total price for families with kids and parties of 3 and 4. For bigger groups please ask for quote.

WHAT’S INCLUDED
– Professional guide
– Tour organization
– Transportation to the trailhead (Carpooling)
– Trail snacks
– Use of trekking poles

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
– Carpooling expenses – €80/car
– Boat tickets – €18/person round trip
– Food
– Personal expenses
– Guide gratuity

GEAR NEEDED: please check the list of Things to Bring on a Day Hike

IMPORTANT: we run our tours in almost all weather conditions and very rarely cancel. See our Terms and Conditions for information on cancellations and refunds

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SAN FRUTTUOSO FROM CAMOGLI – Day Hike – Level MODERATE

SAN FRUTTUOSO FROM CAMOGLI – Day Hike – Level MODERATE 2000 1333 TrekMI

As wonderful as a mirage, the Abbey of San Fruttuoso, dating back to the 10th century A.D., is the most secluded of all the highlights hidden in the Natural Park of Portofino. Accessible only by boat or via hiking trail on the Portofino peninsula, this enclave, with a small cove beach and a green-blue sea, has a get-away-from-it-all feel. Getting here on foot, crisscrossing the Portofino promontory along the splendid hiking trails, adds a unique taste of adventure to your experience and remains the most rewarding way to reach one of the most beautiful corners of the Italian Riviera. A day that includes a forest hike, pretty seaside villages, an ancient abbey, good food and a swim in the turquoise water of the Mediterranean Sea. All good ingredients for a perfect day and one you’ll remember forever!

BEST SEASON: march to november

WHAT TO EXPECT
TRIP TYPE:
Day Hike Tour
TRIP LENGTH:
6.30am to 7pm
DRIVING TIME FROM MILAN:
2.5 hours – Let us know if you’re staying somewhere else and still want to organize the tour with us. We can meet you on the way!
DIFFICULTY LEVEL: MODERATE
– Click HERE to understand the Hiking Difficulty Levels
DISTANCE:
12 km/7.5 mi
ELEVATION GAIN:
  550 m/1,805 ft
HIGHEST ALTITUDE:
450 m/1,476 ft
LUNCH: 
bring your own packed lunch or restaurant (depending on season)

Price
Minimum 2 participants

Є90
/person

Contact us

*Private tours are only open to your party
20% discount on the total price for families with kids and parties of 3 and 4. For bigger groups please ask for quote. 

WHAT’S INCLUDED
– Professional guide
– Tour organization
– Transportation to the trailhead (Carpooling)
– Trail snacks
– Use of trekking poles

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
– Carpooling expenses – €80/car
– Food
– Personal expenses
– Guide gratuity

GEAR NEEDED: please check the list of Things to Bring on a Day Hike

IMPORTANT: we run our tours in almost all weather conditions and very rarely cancel. See our Terms and Conditions for information on cancellations and refunds

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