Other Outdoor Activities
In 2009 some Aosta Valley enthusiasts bolted a 35 m long and 80 m high Highline at Monte Cucco, this marks the year in which this discipline recognizes the potential of Finale Ligure.
In 2015, Finale Ligure played a leading role as the perfect senary of a world record by the athlete Samuel Volery who manages to walk the longest waterline ever mounted so far; 290m is spoken.
Following the huge success of the athlete, Finale Ligure is now the destination and interest of some of the strongest slackliners in the world. Near the Finale Freeride Outdoor Village campsite the best spots for slackline:
- Rem phase: The beauty of a cave overlooking the sea makes this area one of the most beautiful in Finale Ligure.
- Belvedere: The San Bernardino hill is known for its breathtaking landscapes. You will fall in love during the walk.
- Leap into the past: You’ll be suspended overlooking the medieval village.
- Monte Cucco: The passion for this sport was born right here.
- Boragni: Lines immersed in an enchanting wood.
You will be able to experience the thrill of “walking on a thread” thanks to the expert guide of Maestro Ivan Soddu!
Canoe excursion to Bergeggi island and caves
An uninhabited island 200m from the coast to visit, a 2h30 canoe ride with an environmental excursion guide on reservation who will introduce you to the rich underwater life and 2 nautical miles to face by paddling; the pro loco of Bergeggi (30 minutes from the campsite by car) can offer you an unmissable experience at 360 ′ .
The trip is suitable for all, young and old, and if you have never been on a canoe, do not worry; the guide will explain the basics and then you will be ready to leave with your family or friends for this adventure!
Have you always dreamed of sailing towards the horizon? Well at Finale you can do this too. Velamania organizes day and weekend excursions. The departure is from the port of Finale Ligure (10 minutes by car from the campsite).
You can admire the beauty of the coast and see two of the prettiest villages on the western Noli and Varigotti from offshore. The Baia dei Saraceni is a nothter must-see where you’ll be surrounded by the most transparent and crystalline water you’ve ever seen; it will not be difficult to be enchanted by the beauty of the seabed thanks to the snorkeling equipment that you find at your disposal on board.
If you have time, we suggest a day trip to Gallinara Island . The departure is in the morning and the return in the late afternoon. The sailboat will be anchored offshore and you will be able to swim with the island in the background. Lunch is freshly prepared and will be waiting for you on board.
Velamania also organizes romantic fish-based dinners under the magical light of the sunset over the sea and the surreal view of Noli by night.
We have also thought about snorkeling enthusiasts. There is a path, the Blue Trail (10 min from the campsite by car) which runs parallel to the Pagliai beach at 0.50 / 3m deep. It is ideal for admiring the richness of the underwater life and is marked by surface buoys and a guide cable on the seabed.
Freely accessible to everyone from May to October and you can get information thanks to the descriptive tags attached to the buoys. If you prefer to be accompanied by an expert, you can book a guided tour with the Naval League which will put its marine biologists at your disposal.
There is no age limit to try this experience. (controllare la parte italiana c’è un errore)
Sanctuary of the Cetaceans
In the area between the Provencal, Ligurian, Tuscan and Sardinian coasts, the so-called Sanctuary of the Cetaceans was established to defend one of the richest areas of life in the Mediterranean Sea. In this protected area it is particularly easy to spot specimens of fin whale, cachalot, dolphin, bottlenose dolphin, sea turtles, common dolphin, pilot whale and many other species.
The Seasafari of Loano takes you right inside the Sanctuary, 24 km from the coast. It starts from the port of Loano and the tour lasts between 3 and 4 hours. A marine biologist will also come on board and will provide you with information and curiosities about the cetaceans you will meet. Finally, a dip in the open sea to conclude to top it off. Reservations are possible on weekends.
It is the only activity that is not practiced in the direct vicinity of the campsite but it is worth thinking about being reported for those who are looking for pure adventure.
During the day you will find yourself walking along beautiful paths , making your way between the cliffs , you will slide in channels carved into the rock by the force of the water, you will face waterfalls , proceed to swim and abseil with ropes.
The Finale Alpine Guides Society organizes outings which are 40 min / 1h30 from Finale and the campsite. You will share this experience with a small group of people and the guides ensure that the available itineraries are truly suitable for everyone: adults and children.
An unforgettable day indeed!
Here are the most popular tour in Liguria:
- Beigua Park (Cogoleto, Varazze): Rio Lerca, Rio Prialunga
- Arroscia Valley (Albenga): Rio Santa Lucia
- Argentina Valley (Arma di Taggia): Rio Argentina, Rio Grognardo
- Rocchetta Nervina (Bordighera): Rio Barbaira
- Val Roya: Canyon de la Maglia
Paths in the cave
For fans but not only, 2 pearls of Ligurian heritage:
Caves of Borgio Verezzi
They wind for 800m and the path opens into large and majestic rooms, the gaze will be lost among the artistic concretions formed. The cave also comes to life in the evening thanks to the shows that are organized in summer.
Caves of toirano
If you want to spend an unforgettable hour of adventure, natural beauty and archaeological finds of great value, you cannot miss the opportunity to visit these fantastic caves. The route is more than a kilometer long and will lead you to the two main rooms: the Bàsura cave, famous for the findings of numerous remains of cave bears and the cave of Santa Lucia Inferiore.
Adults and children will be amazed!
The Windsurf center is located at Bagni Mariella in Varigotti (15 min by car from the campsite). The school offers courses for all levels, from beginners to advanced, for groups or individuals. Windsurfing, canoe and stand up paddle rental is also provided.
Not just the sea but beautiful walks along the paths of Finale. Horseback riding even in groups accompanied by competent instructors. A few meters from the campsite, there is the Finale Horse Racing Company; you will have the opportunity to attend riding courses for adults with expert instructors and to give the children a nice afternoon of playful activity with ponies.