Noli is a scenic coastal town, featuring a popular beach and scenic coastal hiking trails in the hills above. There are some nice options for running in Noli.
Coastal Promenade. A palm-lined waterfront promenade runs along the beach for 2 km, from Bagni Mediterranèe to Capo Noli. There are wonderful views of the water and a festive scene along the beach.
Hillside Trails. There’s an extensive series of trails in the hills above Noli. This is moderate to challenging trail running: hilly, with some narrow sections with tricky footing. A few options:
- Passeggiata Dantesca Hiking area. Right off Via Belvedere, the Strada S. Michele trail leads to the San Michele Church & beyond, connecting to additional trails.
- Capo Noli. Just above the iconic Santa Margherita Church is the Noli Eremo, which connects to other trails as far south is Varigotti.
- Up to 3.5 km (2.1 miles) one-way
- Anywhere along route. North end is Bagni Mediterranèe; South end is Capo Noli
- Numerous access points