Trekking: Cipressa and Torre Gallinaro
The bike path can be an ideal destination for sports and walks in combination with trekking routes, particularly overwhelming, the hills and the “balconies” overlooking the sea of the Riviera di Ponente.
The excursion starts from Aregai area between San Lorenzo al Mare and Santo Stefano al Mare, which you can use as a comfortable base to leave the car, then along the cycle path to the beginning of the path that climbs up to the sixteenth century Torre Gallinaro of Cipressa. The entrance can be found by looking out for the milestone along the Via Aurelia (SP1) to Km 658 , or the pole “Km 20 CIPRESSA Aregai” on the bike path, then going up the elegant paved path called “Via Allende “.
The path is steep and characterized by a spectacular view of the sea. The time to reach the top is about 1 hour, for the descent calculate about 40 minutes with a total height difference of 280 meters.
We present a interesting route extract, complete version on the website called The 5Km of Cipressa. You can also download the PDF version at the bottom, along with the presentation of a number of interesting routes that can be accessed from these villages in vicinity of the runway. In addition you should get an accurate overview with a map of Google Maps to follow the route.