4. from Bussana to Sanremo

4. from Bussana to Sanremo

Access

A10 highway, exit “Arma di Taggia”, way to Arma di Taggia/Sanremo. There are both free car-parks and paid parking in the city centre, less than 5 minutes far from the bike path.

Services

Cycle hire

Bus route Riviera Trasporti Imperia-Sanremo (it isn’t possible to take bikes on buses)

The course

Length: about 8 km (with less than 1 km in tunnel)

Difficulty: easy

The access road is in the mid-town of Arma di Taggia, close to the level crossing near the former rail-road station. The east direction is the way back to Riva Ligure. The west direction continues to Bussana di Sanremo.

the peculiar passage in Arma di Taggia

the peculiar passage in Arma di Taggia

The first part of this route passes close to the houses of Arma di Taggia, seaside resort of the town of Taggia. At the end of the population center, the path continues in the old railway and it overtops the coast and the beaches of Bussana. The landscape is wonderful, and the path continues skirting the Aurelia way.

the path in Arma di Taggia

the path in Arma di Taggia

Near the Flower Market area in Armea valley, the path then continues below the state highway and crosses lawns and some modest equipped tunnels.

the path in Armea valley

the path in Armea valley

At the end of the last tunnel, the path runs parallel the Tre Ponti beach resort, a beaches area very popular during the summer.

a view of the path

a view of the path

And then the path runs inside the centre of Sanremo, where it cross the heart of the city by the way that was the old rail road track. The cyclists and the pedestrians must give attention to crossroads with the urban streets: they have to give way to people that go in the urban streets.

the path in Sanremo

the path in Sanremo

This route comes to the end after the old rail-road station of Sanremo, a little before the ending of Corso Imperatrice seafront. In the west direction the path will continues to Ospedaletti in the future.

Connections

III° Route: from Riva Ligure to Arma di Taggia

V° Route: from Sanremo to Ospedaletti