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Starting point: Riva Trigoso
The itinerary starts at the eastern end of Riva, past the industrial area, on the paved road to Moneglia.
Turn left, past the bocce ball court and the cemetery (the road comes from Statale del Bracco, and if you turn the other way you can go there).
Across from the
Starting point: Brugneto dam
How to get there: The dam is accessible via a paved road from Torriglia.
Start in the open space at the southwest end of the dam. Cross the dam and leave the paved road to take the first path on the left, heading downhill and along the lake. After the picni
Elevation gain: 1300 m.
Portion which may be travelled by bicycle: 98%.
Paved portion: 80%
Start at Pianezza and head in the direction Chiavari as far as the turnoff to Orero. Turn left and head uphill. Continue past the few houses of the village of Costasecca to Croce di Orero (km 7.4).
The recently renovated trail from Arenzano to Cogoleto is also a cycle path.
The trail follows the route of the old railway tracks, which used to run along the coast and have been converted into trails at various points in Liguria.
Best avoided on sunny summer Sundays, when the trail is crowded an
Length: 40 km
Time: 2 hours
The itinerary starts in Magnasco; to get there by car, take the Genoa-Livorno motorway to the Lavagna exit and then take the provincial highway towards Santo Stefano d’Aveto; in Rezzoaglio, take the fork towards Santo Stefano d’Aveto.
Park in Magnasco (elev
Length: 33 km
This itinerary starts and ends at the Genova Pontedecimo railway station, served by trains with space for bicycles.
Rocca Maia (or Maccà) is a rocky prominence dividing the Varenna Valley from the Polcevera Valley near Lencisa. It gives its name to this long panoramic mou
Length: 45 km, partly paved
The itinerary starts and ends at the railway station in Chiavari, served by trains with space for bicycles on the Genoa - La Spezia line.
The route is mostly paved, partly on gravel. Take the cycle path up the right bank of the Entella River to Rivarola, then cross th
Length: 15 km
The starting point is Busalla railway station, served by trains with space for bicycles.
From the station, follow the signs for Montoggio until you get to Sarissola Sports Centre.
From the Sports Centre, take Via Pratogrande Filanda, a little road winding up and down among the farmh
This itinerary starts at the bridge over the Orba River, near the Abbey, and takes you up to Tiglieto. At the intersection with the road up to the church (km 1.9), take the provincial highway up to La Crocetta Pass. A few dozen metres later (km 4.5), turn left onto a gravel road.
Head slightly uphi
The Scrivia Valley is a small valley behind Genoa, divided along the springs and the upper course of a river, a tributary of the Po River, the Scrivia. From the geological point of view this valley, which runs roughly perpendicular to the Po Valley, consists of sedimentary rocks, which consist of co
One of the many valleys near the city of Genoa worth a visit is the Graveglia Valley, with the river of the same name flowing through it.
The valley is surrounded by mountains, including Monte Zatta, on the border between the provinces of Parma, La Spezia and Genoa, on whose slopes (it stands 950 m
In Valpolcevera, or the Polcevera Valley, be sure to see the Botanical Path and the village of Ciaè, in the municipality of Sant'Olcese. The botanical path was created in 1984 by volunteer fire-fighters and has been linked with the Alta Via dei Monti Liguri hiking trail since 1995.
If you find yourself in the Argentea Valley, to the west of Genoa, it's well worth visiting Arenzano and Cogoleto, seaside towns which also have a wealth of culture to offer.
Arenzano is home to the Santuario del Santo Bambino di Praga – the Sanctuary of the Holy Child of Prague, con
Val Petronio is an ancient valley at the far eastern end of the province of Genoa, bordering on the province of La Spezia, named after the river that runs through it. The valley is home to four municipalities, two on the coast (Sestri Levante and Moneglia) and two inland (Casarza Ligure and Castigli
There are numerous cultural attractions in the Stura, Orba and Leira Valleys, in the territory of the municipalities of Campo Ligure, Mele, Rossiglione, Masone and Tiglieto.
Our itinerary begins in Campo Ligure, considered as one of Italy’s most beautiful villages. Campo Ligure is home to
The Torriglia Circle is an itinerary exploring the history and natural beauty of the Scrivia and Trebbia Valleys, a 22 km path open for hiking, mountain biking or, in some portions, horse-riding.
From Torriglia, follow the hollow yellow triangle symbol to Monte Lavagnola, which takes about an ho
Our exploration of the Fontanabuona Valley begins in Carasco, just inland of Chiavari and Lavagna.
Demonstrating its historic function linking the Entella with the Fontanabuona, the town has an old bridge of brick and stone dating back to the late 17th century. In addition to the parish church of S
There are numerous points of interest in the Aveto and Sturla Valleys.
Starting with the Abbey of Borzone in Borzonasca, a beautiful church with a bell tower, ruins of a cloister and of the homes of Case Araxi. The Abbey’s origins are lost in the mists of time: an inscription on a block of ma
Scopri i Laghi del Gorzente con il nostro pacchetto weekend
L’inizio del sentiero si trova sulla strada Provinciale dei Piani di Praglia in località Prou Renè, dove è posta un’edicola in legno che descrive l’itinera
La vetrina degli eventi
Il Monte Bossea prende il nome dal bosso, specie relitta dell'antica flora terziaria quasi del tutto scomparsa: domenica 26 novembre sarà possibile visitare la Miniera di Gambatesa, la più grande lente di manganese in Europa.
Le prenotazioni (biglietto 10 euro, i bambini con meno d
Da dicembre la Miniera di Gambatesa è aperta tutti i fine settimana per far fare ai visitatori un viaggio affascinante sottoterra e nel passato.
Il vecchio trenino con il locomotore scende lungo l'antica galleria, restaurata e messa in sicurezza, la stessa lungo la quale salivano i minatori
Una guida per tutti i visitatori che scelgono i Parchi Liguri (Aveto, Beigua, Antola, Portofino, Aveto e Montemarcello Magra) come meta di visita. iParchiLiguria rappresenta il punto di partenza di un percorso di valorizzazione e riqualificazione delle risorse e del territorio dei parchi liguri