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from Torriglia (Ge)  to B&B Rif.Uscio  to San Fruttuoso (Portofino Park Genoa)

the old salt road liguria 2 days

  • Difficulty


  • Duration

     2 days

  • departure

    Torriglia GE

  • overnight stay

    B&B Rifugio Uscio

  • arrival

    San Fruttuoso Portofino Park

  • Resources

       the GPS track referred to this itinerary, starts from day 3 (3 and 4 day liguria) download the  traccia gps

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The old salt road 2 days start in Torriglia Parco Antola and arrive at Portofino Park  , wonderful scenario with little village and you will know the internal liguria so wide and natural.  (liguria Appennines) Then when you arrive in Uscio, the natural scenario change with meditteranen floor and plants.
Nice wide meditterean garden  will host you after the 2 days ligurian VM trail,with a good wine. From B&B Rifugio Uscio you will go down to Camogli in only 4 hours an easy trail also for families, then other 3 hours and  you arrive in Portofino or San Fruttuoso, the more beautiful place in Paradise and Tigullio Gulf where the 2 Gulf are toghteter, so nice beach!
Blu sea , cristal water in San Fruttuoso , an old monaster is on the beach,..history place,perfect place for trek, hiking , snorkeling, diving and Kayak.
Discover the trail the old salt road MIlan-Portofino 2 days 2 night (Torriglia-USCIO B&B RIf.Uscio ) both in ligurian region

then you arrive on the sea from B&B Rif.Uscio to Camogli is only 4 hours and is aesly trail you go down
When you are in Camogli-Punta Chiappa-San Fruttuoso you will observe omany fish in the Ligurian sea in this very deep area, in fact
many sport like swim ,snorkeling and diving.

Giorno 1
Torriglia - Uscio

On the first day, after walking along the provincial road exiting from Torriglia, pass the Buffalora tunnel towards Monte Lavagnola on the right. When you are on the hill of Monte Lavagnola, you must go RIGHT towards the Scoffera pass and always follow the AVML path marked with the initials AVML, when the path branches off, take the road signposted VM (Via del Mare) on the right, always the blue signs (two blue dots on the stones) up to the asphalt road. Follow the blue dots to Sant 'Allberto di Bargagli and, at the ROSABRUNA restaurant, follow the marked path with the new wooden VM signs with yellow writing and you will find the trail signs, then once you get to Mount Bado, take to Case Becco -Sori. Once in Case Becco (asphalted road with few cars) you walk left for 5 km to Colle Caprile from where you take the path VM that you find going left, well signposted with the sign VM and from here to the Passo Casetti just above Uscio.Scendere on this beautiful path and after 15 minutes you have arrived in Uscio, take the asphalt road to the right and always follow the trail signs (3 red balls) that will lead you in 3 min to the B & B Rif.Uscio.


Segnavia da Uscio verso sud

Giorno 2
Uscio - San Fruttuoso-Portofino

From the B & B Uscio follow the signpost 3 red dots and the VM signs right at the exit from the B & B Rif.Uscio. Follow all the new disdain, arrive at the Colonia Arnaldi, continue and always follow the signs VM and you get to the Pass Spinarola. From Passo Spinarola, new signage of the Portofino Park with signs and new trail signs! Always staying on our track, the path VM winds through the woods and you arrive at the Passo del Gallo, from where you can see the two gulfs: Rapallo on the left and on the right Recco. The path continues without any problem, it is easy and well marked up to the junction that separates the road to Ruta di Camogli indicated with VM from that for Recco. (A triangle) Shortly after you arrive on the asphalt road and take a left to reach Ruta.You arrive in the center in 10 min and climb the stairs of the church of Ruta and walk VM becomes Ruta-San Fruttuoso, a wonderful and easy path (starting from Ruta and not Ran Rocco which is more challenging) and you enter the Park of Portofino. From there to the summit of Monte di Portofino, then easily descend to Pietre Strette and then to Portofino or San Fruttuoso, where the clear water of the Park will welcome you for a refreshing dip in the blue.


  • Indirizzo

    Salita Olivi 9
    Uscio - GE