The western Ligurian Riviera extends itself about 150 km from the Côte d'Azur border up to Cogoleto, it is divided into the Riviera dei Fiori, from Ventimiglia to Cervo and the Riviera delle Palme from Andora to Varazze.
The inland mountains reach considerable heights and dominate the medieval villages, still perfectly intact, surrounded by unspoiled nature. The beaches have always been a popular touristic destination and are amongst the most renowned and awarded in Europe.
Is a long as 20 km, the route can be used by pedestrians and cyclists in both directions. This trail initiated on the coastal route of the old single railway track between Ospedaletti and San Lorenzo al Mare, on the Genoa - Ventimiglia railway line, which was dismantled in 2001 and moved upstream.
This Mountain bike path that gradually climbs the ridge dividing the ‘valle impero’ and the ‘Valle Dianese’ has a landscape where olive groves and a forest prevail at the summit. Across the historical medieval towns of Chiusanico and Diano Castello, a magnificent view of the Gulf of Diano Marina and the sea emerges.
In the Borgata Castello one is able to abandon the daily stresses of life, the hustle and bustle of busy towns and seaside locations, soaking into a rural landscape, and enjoying the silence that prevails in the town of Chiusanico. Embrace the calm and tranquillity that the environment brings and get in tune with nature, relax and savour genuine emotions.