Nozarego - Crocetta - Casone - Vessinaro - Olmi - Nozarego

DifficultyMedium
Time2h
Lenght km.8,00
Signs segnaletica Parco portofinosegnavia Monte portofinosegnavia parco portofino

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Once in Nozarego, take the trail, well marked, you meet a few meters after the church. After the initial climb, follows a very scenic stretch of plain that in clear days can embrace all the Ligurian coast to the island of Tino, in about 10 minutes arrives at a small chapel called Cappelletta delle Gave.

località il Monte (Parco Portofino)

Keep the main path for only a few meters to go immediately right, following signs for Bocche. Climb into the forest, which has some stone steps covered with leaves, and then continues along a narrow path that runs alongside some private land, bordered by plants, pittosporum, arrive in locality "Il Frate".

deviazione per Pini Spessi

Here turn left to cross the line more enjoyable than all the way through fields of flowers, olive trees and a beautiful view on the tip of Portofino. Passing under a house you'll notice a spike boars that during the day, has no electricity (you can, then, to pass without problems).

Here, surrounded by woods on one side and the other bands, come to a junction, go straight (left is a private road) on the trail soon begins to climb through the woods.

Once in a shack, keep right and the pole marker, shortly after, go left and follow signs for detour Bocche up to the next. Here, go left to Crocetta - Portofino sea, a path primarily in plain and down among pine trees (hence the name of the locality Pini spessi) that in about 20 minutes ends in Crocetta, the trajectory Portofino - Portofino summit.

Prato (Monte Portofino)

Let now the main path and follow the signs Casone - Prato, a narrow trail that descends into the forest to come to some houses. From here, follow the signs to Portofino sea, passing by location Vessinaro, where on the left you see the detour to Cala des Anglais, up to location Cappelletta.

Now, leave the direction of Portofino and take up the wide concrete on your left that leads to a stopping point equipped with benches and a wooden table and continue uphill (in some places very steep) to location Olmi (which once housed omonina the restaurant, very popular).

At right, a mostly flat trail, takes you to the refuge Mulino del Gassetta next to which are also picnic area, equipped with a tap water. The path continues through cultivated fields, country cottages (and restructuring) and the small chapel of St. Anne which offers a beautiful view. The cobbled path now descends, and after having gone on a little shady location comes at Cappelletta delle Gave, where retracing the trail that you will return to the starting point to Nozarego.

 

Here you can follow in detail our path, made April 1, 2012.

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