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The Portofino Vetta - Portofino Mare path is considered one of the main ones of the "Portofino park" and crosses the entire promontory from North-West to South-East.
The path begins in Portofino summit, with access to the Park behind the Hotel Kulm, (alternatively there is also access to the paths in front of the car park) and continues smoothly past the locality of Gaixella and, after 15 minutes, Pietre Strette .
Both areas are equipped as a rest point with tables, benches and a drinking water tap.
Keeping the main road, shaded by large chestnut trees, the path proceeds on level ground, with slightly sloping sections, up to Bocche, another stop and crossroads of paths (on the left you go towards Monte Pollone Santa Margherita Ligure on the right you reach Felciara, base 0, San Fruttuoso). Here you will find another tap with drinking water.
The wide path of gravel and stones continues and begins to descend crossing several detours to other destinations: after about 30 minutes, in the Crocetta area, turning left, there is a first chance to reach Nozarego and on the right you can get to San Fruttuoso; after another 5 minutes, in the area called Il Casone there is a second junction for the mule track to San Fruttuoso; and after a couple of minutes, when the road becomes suitable for vehicles * , a sign indicates that, on the left, you can reach Nozarego and Mulino di Gassetta restaurant.
The landscape now changes, you begin to see the sea and the path winds its way through the first villas, with well-kept gardens, reaching Olmi , from which the last detour to Nozarego starts .
Continuing straight ahead, the path arrives at a rest point, equipped with benches, which in addition to the branch for San Fruttuoso it offers two possibilities to reach Portofino: on the left () or on the rights ().
Turning left, the road descends in the middle of the strips to San Sebastiano, characterized by a beautiful chapel and a small group of houses.
The path gradually becomes more sloping; it cross Fossello and Pino locality and descends towards the village offering enchanting views over the bay of Paraggi.
Castello Brown, the Church of San Giorgio, and the famous "Piazzetta" are the first views of Portofino you can see, approaching the parish church, where the itinerary ends.
* Stretch of road that can be traveled by mopeds and small vehicles, available to the locals, be careful.
- From 1h to 2h
- Length Km
- 4 - 6
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