From Finalpia to Verzi

Green and ancient traces

From Finalpia you reach the old village of Calvisio which offers you a beautiful landscape of the coast.  Afterwards,  you can get to Verzi and the Val Ponci near the karst area characterized by caves and rocks.

Point 1

From Finalpia you can reach the old village of Calvisio, dominated by the Church of San Cipriano: you'll enjoy a splendid view of the valley down to the sea. The Church is at the center of the characteristic old part of the village of Calvisio, called "Lacremà".

Calvisio (Ph: Provincia di Savona) San Cipriano (Ph: Provincia di Savona) San Cipriano (Ph: Provincia di Savona) San Cipriano (Ph: Provincia di Savona)

Point 2

Back on the provincial road, go on  and take the road that climbs up to Verzi. After a few minutes you will intersect the Via Julia Augusta.
Leave the car and continue on foot. After a few steps you'll se the Menhir and then you can go on and reach Val Ponci.

Menhir di Verzi (Ph: Provincia di Savona) Verzi (Ph: Provincia di Savona) Ponte romano nella Valle Ponci

Point 3

After a relaxing walk along Via Julia Augusta, if you go back by car you can  reach St. Gennaro's Church.

San Gennaro (Ph: Provincia di Savona) San Gennaro (Ph: Provincia di Savona)
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Point 4

Back in the Sciusa river valley, along the main road it is possible to drive further into the valley. Along the road,  you can leave the car near a small bridge and take a path leading to a steep and rocky area. Many rocky trails can be attractive for well-equipped  hikers.

Sentiero Valle Cornei (Ph: Provincia di Savona) Valle Cornei (Ph: Provincia di Savona) Sentiero Valle Cornei (Ph: Provincia di Savona) Valle Cornei (Ph: Provincia di Savona)