Liguria Active Adventure

Liguria Active Adventure

Liguria Active Adventure

Prices

From $2,095USD

Difficulty

Guided

Hotels

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Highlights

Explore stunning Liguria on an active multisport adventure

Hike through the countryside to enjoy the amazing coastline and historic towns.

Bike along the coast to explore the Middle Age villages that surround Finale Ligure.

Choose between rock climbing or mountain biking to get your heart pumping in the mountains.

Discover secret beaches and beautiful Mediterranean waters for a relaxing dip after kayaking expeditions.

The Liguria Active Adventure is an exciting Italian holiday full of seaside villages, historic towns, and great activities! Each day holds something new on this guided adventure. One day you’ll find yourself peacefully paddling between quaint fishing villages, and the next you could be racing down the mountain on a mountain bike trail.

Discover the history of the region as you explore the areas around Finale Ligure and Santa Margherita Ligure by bike or on foot. You’ll be amazed by all the beautiful historic villages, each with its own charming personality, and the beautiful scenery along the coast. When you’re not out exploring you can relax at beautiful Mediterranean beaches and enjoy the famous Italian cuisine. This tour is a great way to combine exciting outdoor activities with history and culture for the perfect Italian holiday!

Liguria Active Adventure Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Finale Ligure

Today is your travel day, so arrive in Finale Ligure any time. You have a welcome meeting at the hotel, and then you can enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Finale Ligure
Distance
None
Meals
None

Day 2 Explore Finale Ligure by Bike

This morning you’ll pick up your bike and start exploring the historic streets of the city. You’ll ride to the medieval Cittadella of Final Borgo and take some time to walk around the old houses. Then, you’ll hop on your bike again to ride through the river valley and up to Calice Ligure. You’ll be riding along the coast to another medieval village and to a fascinating cave.

Finally, you’ll return to town and can spend some time relaxing on the beach or exploring before bedtime.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Finale Ligure
Distance
3 hours of biking
Meals
Breakfast, dinner

Day 3 Cliffside Hiking

Today you’ll take a gorgeous hike along the seaside cliffs to the historic village of Noli. Stop for a lunch at the beach and learn about the fascinating maritime history of the area. Then, you’ll hike to Secret Bay where you can take a dip in the crystal-clear Mediterranean waters.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Finale Ligure
Distance
3 hours of hiking
Meals
Breakfast, dinner

Day 4 Choose Your Own Adventure

You have the choice between two exciting activities today. You can go on a rock-climbing excursion with a specialist mountain guide or spend the day on an epic downhill mountain biking adventure. All the equipment is included you just have to decide between climbing up or racing down!

Dinner tonight will be at an agriturismo restaurant where you can taste traditional mountain cuisine.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Finale Ligure
Distance
Flexible
Meals
Breakfast, dinner

Day 5 Discover Santa Margherita Ligure and Genova

After breakfast, you’ll take a private transfer to Santa Margherita Ligure. To break up the drive, you’ll stop in Genova to explore the beautiful historic streets of this incredible town. Buildings range in age from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance when the city was at its height of power.

Continue on to your new home base in Santa Margherita.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Santa Margherita Ligure
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast, dinner

Day 6 Explore Coastal Villages by Kayak

Today you take to the water and will be exploring the coastline by kayak. From the water, you’ll have spectacular views of the dramatic cliffs and the quaint seaside villages.

As you explore the 5 Villages area between Monterosso, Vernazza, and Manarola, you can dock your kayak and wander each village on foot.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Santa Margherita Ligure
Distance
3 hours of kayaking
Meals
Breakfast, dinner

Day 7 Portofino to Camogli Trail

This morning you’ll visit Portofino Park for a beautiful walk along the Portofino to Camogli Trail. As you walk through the magnificent natural environment, you’ll make stops at the monastery of San Fruttouoso and a secluded beach.

After lunch, the terrain will become rockier as you follow the coast. When you reach the end of the trail in Camogli you’ll have time to enjoy a glass of prosecco while you watch the sun go down. You’ll take the train back to Santa Margherita for your final night of the tour.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Santa Margherita Ligure
Distance
5 hours of hiking
Meals
Breakfast

Day 8 Tour Concludes

After breakfast and check-out, your tour officially comes to a close. It’s time to head back to the airport or continue with your travels.

Overnight Location
None
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast

Liguria Active Adventure Price and Dates

This guided tour in Liguria is run as a private tour for your group and the price depends on the number of participants.

The prices below are per person sharing a double or a triple room:

  • Guided groups of 4-5: €2,295EUR per person
  • Guided groups of 6-7: €1,975EUR per person
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Accommodation on the Liguria Active Adventure

This tour is based in hotel accommodations. Hotels on this trip are 3-star local properties that offer warm hospitality and a great location.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
Rooms are double occupancy. You can pay to have a private room in a hotel where possible (please enquire for the pricing). For groups smaller than 4 or solo travellers, please contact us for a custom quote.

Night 1-4

Hotel in Finale Ligure

Enjoy a comfortable stay and warm hospitality at your accommodations. You’ll have easy access to the local amenities and beaches from the hotel.

Night 5-7

Hotel in Santa Margherita Ligure

Stay at a clean and comfortable 3-star local hotel in Santa Margherita. You’ll fall in love with this charming seaside town.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the Liguria Active Adventure?

Meals

7 breakfasts and 4 dinners are included. All other meals and beverages are not included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 7 nights are included. Accommodations before or after the tour are not included but can be added as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for you and your luggage is included throughout the tour as described in the itinerary. Round trip airport transfers are not included.

Also Included

  • English-speaking guide
  • Excursions mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees where applicable
  • Transfer between Finale Ligure to Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Borgio Berezzi cave entrance
  • Bike and helmet rental

Not included

  • Flights to and from Genoa, Italy
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks not previously mentioned
  • Gratuities for tour guides or other staff if desired
  • Travel insurance

Optional Extras

  • Additional nights before or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades
  • Optional activities or excursions

Frequenty Asked Questions about Liguria Active Adventure

How hard is the Liguria Active Adventure?

We rate this tour as a 3/5. This tour includes daily activities that are an average of 3 to 5 hours in length. Travellers should be comfortable walking and biking long distances. You will also have the opportunity to kayak, mountain bike, and rock climb, although previous experience is not required.

Do I need a visa to travel to Italy?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Liguria Active Adventure?

7 breakfasts and 4 dinners are included. All other meals and beverages are not included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip, and your insurance should cover all included activities. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Genoa to start this tour?

Fly into Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA). Round trip airport transfers are not included.

Is the Liguria Active Adventure in English?

Yes, the tour guide is English-speaking.

Where does the Liguria Active Adventure end?

The nearest airport to Santa Margherita is the Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA). You can take one of the many trains and public buses back to the airport.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Italy?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Italy?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to Italy for this tour?

The best time to travel to Liguria for this tour is the spring (April through June) and the autumn (September and October) when the weather is still quite warm but the crowds are lighter than the busy summer months.

The Italian Outdoor is an Italian tour operator founded in 1998 by a group of geologists that organizes hiking and biking tours, from the Alps to the sea with a particular focus on the geological and archaeological heritage.
The Italian Outdoor aims to introduce the tavellers to the beauties of Italy in an active way, far from the classic touristic routes.

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Prices

From $2,095USD

Difficulty

Guided

Hotels

Active Travel is what we do

10Adventures knows Active and Adventure Travel because everything we do is focused on Active and Adventure Travel. We understand the needs of travellers and partner with excellent local guides who specialize in active, experiential and adventure travel.

Real humans are always a click or call away

Your time is important, and you shouldn't have to deal with automated bots or a confusing phone system. At 10Adventures you are assigned an Adventure Concierge, who is a real person who has one job: to support you during the planning & booking of your trip.

Customize or go private and get the perfect trip for you

Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 3/5. This tour includes daily activities that are an average of 3 to 5 hours in length. Travellers should be comfortable walking and biking long distances. You will also have the opportunity to kayak, mountain bike, and rock climb, although previous experience is not required.


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