In Liguria, the Italian Riviera, there are some unforgettable itineraries by kayak that allow appreciating one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world.
The province of Genoa and the Ligurian coast, thanks to its territorial conformation, is ideally suited for lovers of kayaking. Its marvellous coastline, with breathtaking landscapes, will give you endless opportunities.
You can start from the small port of Nervi and arrive in Santa Margherita, with a distance of about 25 km crossing the Protected Marine Area of the Portofino Promontory, where you can admire the ancient village of Camogli, the Abbey of San Fruttuoso, Portofino and the enchanting Paraggi bay.
Paddling around the peninsula, you will be impressed by the sheer cliffs and discover several minor inlets.
You will paddle around the castle and lighthouse of Portofino, an impressive sight ! Like is approaching Camogli you’ll be astonished to see these high-rising colourful painted houses set in this stunning coastal scenery.
On several occasions you might take the chance to do some snorkelling and discover the beauty of the Mediterranean.
The Paraggi bay is famous for its Posidonia prairie, the bay is rich in flora and fauna: you will feel like being in a natural aquarium!
Remember to bring: bathing suit or shorts, sneakers or neoprene boots, Lycra thermo shirt or sweatshirt, water, sunglasses, hat, camera.
Our tip: At the end of the day, at sunset, take a moment to relax on the beach with a typical Ligurian aperitif made with focaccia and a glass of wine.
Liguria Tourism – How to get there:
By air: the nearest airport is Genoa. Then you can take a bus or train.
Liguria Tourism -Best time to visit Liguria
With 300 sunny days in the year Liguria is one of the sunniest regions in Italy, and is therefore a popular holiday destination in every season.
The climate of Liguria is generally mild, with warm summers and mild winters. If you’d like to experience Liguria’s warm weather, the best time to visit is in the late spring or in the summer months.
Summer in Liguria means everything that you can probably want for a restful and eventful vacation: fine sandy beaches, clean water, wonderful landscapes and sports facilities.
In July, temperatures hardly ever rise beyond 29 degrees Celsius, and that makes it ideal for swimming – though sporting activities are not excluded either. From June to August the sea warms up to between 20 and 23 degrees Celsius.