How to reach Portofino Vetta, the main entrance of the Park of Portofino.

With own transport

Those who arrive with their own transport from Camogli, Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure is the entrance to the mountain to Ruta di Camogli, near the tunnel, after a couple of km you will reach a large free car park, opposite the entrance you can see pedestrian paths in the park.
A second alternative is to always leave the car in the parking lot and walk along the road past the hotel Kulm, after 500 meters you reach a second entrance for access to trails.

Il promontorio del Monte di PortofinoEntrata carrabile Ruta per Portofino VettaParcheggio Portofino Vetta 

Recall that we have no access to cars and motorcycles not allowed to stretch of road after the car park.


By public transport

For those wishing to reach the summit with a public transport, there is the possibility to use the service provided by APT Tigullio. The area is well served by buses that leave from Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure, Camogli and Portofino (Via Santa Margherita Ligure).
One explanation is that the nearest station is to Ruta di Camogli from which you can take the path behind the church after about 30 minutes to get to Portofino Vetta.

Alternatively, you can proceed to San Rocco (on foot or by bus) to start the route from this location.

The bus schedules are available at   APT's official web site

How to reach the village close to the Park of Portofino

By car:

Highway A12 Genoa-La Spezia, exit Recco to Camogli, Ruta, Portofino Vetta, San Rocco di Camogli. From the exit continue on the Via Aurelia in direction of La Spezia.

Highway A12 Genoa-La Spezia, exit Rapallo to Santa Margherita Ligure, Paraggi, Portofino.

Remember that, especially in the summer and on weekends, it is difficult to find parking for your car.

By bus:

All locations (except San Fruttuoso di Camogli) are well served by a dense network of buses ATP Tigullio.

By train:

The railway station is in the following locations: Camogli, Santa Margherita Ligure, Rapallo. Timetables are available at Ferrovie dello Stato's official web site.

By boat:

Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure, Portofino, Camogli, San Fruttuoso, Punta Chiappa be reached by sea, thanks to an efficient transport boat. Schedules and fares are available on the websites of the respective companies:

Servizio marittimo del Tigullio

Golfo Paradiso


For greater clarity on how to reach the various locations, check the Interactive map.