Spotorno - Finale Ligure
Via Noli, Capo Noli, Altopiano Le Manie (19 km)
After two days of rest at home waiting out the storm system that was passing through, this morning I went back to where I had left off in Spotorno to resume my walk. Not without some difficulty, as there were no trains running between Chiavari and Genova due to trees being blown over onto the railway line. There was supposed to be a substitute bus service, but after I had been waiting around for it for some time, a man who had been waiting for an hour and a half got together a group of four to share a taxi to Genova, and I joined in. On the other side of Genova the trains were running normally.
Upon reaching Spotorno I set off on the path that follows the old road to Noli, the only link between the two towns until the stretch of the Via Aurelia around the promontory was built in 1817. Already the views were spectacular, but this was only a hint of what was in store after Noli, on the Sentiero del Pellegrino toward Varigotti.