Villa Gnocchi is the perfect place for all those people that like moving by foot, hiking and exploring the coast and the countryside. From the property many nice fothpaths depart giving guests the choice to leave the car in our parking enjoing the many tresures of the nation park of Portofino by foot. 

  Santa Margherita can be reach in about 15 minutes, Portofino in 1 hour, all around the Peninsula a national park with miles and miles of beautifuil, wild & unspoiled trails along the rocky coast gives the opportunity to visit many small villages (some reachable only by foot or boat) in an unique nature & wonderful views , like the San Fruttuoso a small fishing village lying in a rocky bay where a one thousands years old monastery stands rights on the beach.
  The closest village to Villa Gnocchi is Santa Margherita Ligure, one of the most elegant and pictouresque seaside village of the famous italian riviera, built by the romans almost 2 thousands years ago, the village growned around the bay and the harbour, over the centuries man’s work has enhanced the original gift of a wonderful nature, and S. Margherita’s forms , colours, the arrangment of the characterstic houses, its rich villas have paintedaround its bay something similar to a magical reflection.

Genova la Superba with its 2000 years of history , the many museums, the acquarium, the largest medieval centre of all over Europe far 30 minutes only from our inn is another treasure to be discovered.


  All around S.Margherita the coast offers many treasures set between the sea & the hill, the small fishing villages of Camogli & Portofino  with its tronp d’oil houses, the many restaurants, bars and boutiques where to spend a relaxing day.

The Cinque terre (situated on the other side of the gulf) can be easily reached by boat or train for a day trip: five small fishing villages hugging the rocky coast, a five hours hike give visitors the choice to discover one of the most unspolied, true and wild part of the ligurian coast.

Leaving from S.Margherita by train people have all the time to hike the whole trail or just part, stopping in the villages along the way and swimming in the sea that is part of the national park.


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