Valentine’s Day Hike from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino

Love in Every Step: Valentine's Day Hike from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino 🌹

🗓️ Date: Saturday, February 17th, 2024

📍 Meeting Point: Santa Margherita Ligure Train station

Escape the ordinary this Valentine's Day with a romantic adventure along the breathtaking Italian Riviera. Join us for a magical hike from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino, where you will fall in love with the rural landscapes and stunning nature of Portofino Natural Park As you traverse the scenic coastal path, let the captivating views of the Ligurian Sea set the stage for the serenity that only a seaside hike can offer. Capture intimate moments against the backdrop of colorful houses, azure waters, and a panoramic view that defines romance. Cherish this Valentine's Day with a photo album filled with shared laughter and the beauty of the Italian Riviera.

Whether you are a hiker or just want to spend sometime in a Natural Park with other people, this experience is perfectly suited to you! Don't miss the chance to make this Valentine's Day extraordinary. Embrace the spirit of love amidst the natural wonders of Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino.

Limited spots available—reserve your experience today!

Technical Details

Distance: 12,5 km 
Total Uphill: 400m 
Estimated time: 4 hr and 30 minutes (stops excluded)
Difficulty: Easy (Long path but free from technical difficulties. A decent training level and willingness to walk is a must)

Additional notesTrekking shoes and sports clothing are required. It is advisable to bring at least one litre of water per person, rain jacket, some snacks and a packed lunch


Departure time and place: Saturday 17 February at 9 am - Santa Margherita Ligure railway station, (in front of the station entrance).

What to bring with you? Trekking shoes or boots with good grip in the wet; water (at least 1L per person); Packed lunch; rain jacket, snacks.

What is included in the excursion? The excursion includes guided accompaniment for the entire duration of the tour. Transport or anything not expressly indicated is not included.

What time does the excursion start? Saturday morning at 9.00 am.

Where does the excursion start? The meeting point is at the entrance of the Santa Margherita Ligure train station, Piazza Federico Raoul Nobili 1C.

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Your Guide

Alberto Romano is a hiking guide regularly registered with the association of the Italian Association of Environmental Hiking Guides (AIGAE - Card No. LI235). He was born in Santa Margherita Ligure in 1993. At the age of 20 he began to fall in love with the natural landscapes and excursions between the hills and the sea of the magical Gulf of Tigullio and Golfo Paradiso. He walked the Camino de Santiago and some stages of the Via Francigena as well as the hills and islands of the Hong Kong archipelago. He is passionate about history and an avid seeker of "at least one walk" to do on any trip outside his homeland.

Alberto Romano Hiking and excursionist Guide, in Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure, Portofino and Camogli


Price per participant 15€ per person (10€ for young adults until 18). Min. participants 5, Max 12. Minimum age to participate: 15. The price comprehend the guided tour with an insured and officially accredited AIGAE excursionist and hiking guide (Guide code: LI235). Free for Giramondo's guests.

Above you find those hiking tours currently active. For special requests or if you are interest in a private guided tour at your own dates and time, please get in touch at or +39 339 751 2243.
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- The excursion is open to adults and teenagers aged 15 and above. Minors must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

- Pets are not allowed on the excursion: in the presence of pets, the guide reserves the right to limit eligibility for participation.
- Any specific needs, allergies, health conditions, etc., must be communicated to the guide.

- In case of justified exclusion, there will be no refunds for travel or any other type, except for the possible participation fee already paid, including advances.

- Please notify as soon as possible in case of withdrawal from the excursion.

- Participants are required to follow the instructions of the guides and are not allowed to leave the group and the trail without authorisation.

- The itinerary may vary depending on weather and environmental conditions, as well as for any reason related to the safety of the participants.

Participants' obbligations

Participants are required to:

- Respect the departure time and the established program, adapting to any changes made by the guide.

- Present themselves in a psychophysical condition, with appropriate clothing and equipment for the excursion. In case of doubts, consult with the guide before the excursion day.

- Maintain disciplined behaviour during the initiative, respecting individuals and private properties, and adhering to the instructions given by the guide.

- Follow the established route without deviating or leaving the group, and without overtaking the guide.

- Collaborate with the guide for the successful completion of the initiative, being supportive of their decisions, especially in case of difficulties (environmental conditions and/or participant conditions). Inform the guide of any issues that may arise during the planned activities, particularly regarding personal psychophysical conditions and equipment.

- Refrain from picking flowers, plants, or protected herbs, and in general, adhere to the instructions given by the guide.

- Dispose of their waste in the designated bins.

Each participant is personally responsible for any risky behaviour for themselves and others, especially if they take personal initiatives despite the guide's advice to the contrary.

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