Capital of Italy’s beautiful Liguria region, the coastal city of Genoa takes great pride in its local cuisine—with fresh flavors and traditional recipes handed down through the generations. On this walking tour, explore Genoa’s culture and lifestyle through its food and learn why Italian cuisine is the envy of the world. Sample pasta dishes with fresh pesto, local cheeses and seafood, and savory pastries, and taste the flavors the locals love.
Make the most of your time at shore and discover three beautiful towns along the Italian Riviera on this excursion. Visit the famous fishing village of Portofino, where you can admire the pastel-colored houses, before heading to Santa Margherita for lunch and a guided tour. Then head through the La Ruta pass to Camogli, where you enjoy a guided tour of the town.
Spend the day on the water exploring the sights near Portofino on this charter. Possible stops on the itinerary can include Santa Margherita, which features colorful houses and decorative churches; Abbazia di San Fruttuoso, where you can swim and snorkel; and the fishermen village of Camogli where you can try the focaccia bread.
Spend a delightful morning getting to know Portofino on a three-our walking and boat tour with round-trip ferry tickets from Santa Margherita Ligure included. Climb to the Church of Saint Giorgio for panoramic views of the charming village, and then reward yourself with a focaccia tasting in the local bakery. Next, participate in a pesto making class, and then enjoy a typical Ligurian lunch over looking the water. Finally have some free time to explore on your own before catching your return ferry.
Make the most of your time on land and see three postcard-perfect villages on the Ligurian Riviera in a single day with this private tour from the Genoa cruise port (or your hotel). Visit chic Portofino, one of the most famous resort towns along the coast, and learn about its history and main sights from your guide. Then continue on to take in the colorful old towns of Santa Margherita Ligure and Rapallo.
While most tours follow rigid schedules, this one allows travelers to create a custom itinerary with a private chauffeur. Board your luxury car (or minivan) at Genoa Port or your hotel and explore the city for either a half or full-day with your chauffeur. Visit Piazza De Ferrari, Piazza Matteotti, Genoa Harbor, Via Garibaldi, and whichever other attractions you’d like to see.
There’s no better place to learn to make pasta than Italy and this small-group class in Genoa teaches you everything you need to know. Join a small group and learn to make fresh pasta from start to finish. You also learn how to make an iconic Italian dessert, tiramisu, before enjoying all your hard work during a delicious meal.
See all the highlights of the beautiful coastal city of Genoa with a hop-on hop-off bus ticket good for 48 hours. Enjoy great views of the city from the open-air top of a double-decker bus as you listen to commentary about the city and what you’re seeing. Get on at any of the 11 stops, and hop off any time you want to explore one of the nearby attractions. It’s the perfect way to get to know Genoa.
Make the most out of your time at shore and visit Cinque Terre on this excursion from Genoa. With a private guide, travel from the cruise terminal to the coastal park where you spend the day exploring four out of the five villages. Enjoy walks through the quaint streets, admire the colorful homes on a boat ride, and upgrade to include a tour guide if you want more commentary.
Charter a traditional Ligurian boat for a private cruise around the Gulf of Portofino, and leave the navigation and boat work to the skipper. You’ll follow a route that’s carefully planned to show off the beauty of the Ligurian Riviera, taking in villages such as Santa Margherita Ligure and Camogli. Lounge on deck and gaze at the coast, or stop to snorkel and laze on a beach, if time allows.
Spend a day out on the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean when you book this customizable boat tour from Genoa. Board your private vessel and sail to nearby villages such as Portofino and Camogli. Spend your day swimming, snorkeling, soaking up the sun on charming beaches, and exploring the center of the historic towns.
The Italian city of Genoa, where pesto got its start, is home to antique shops; stunning 15th-, 16th-, and 17th-century palaces; and scores of outstanding restaurants and bars. This tour leads you through the top sites, secluded squares, and hidden spots. You’ll try local Prosecco, coffee, pesto, and focaccia, all with the expertise of a local guide.
There's no better souvenir to bring home from your travels than the gift of authentic Italian cuisine. Learn how to make fresh egg pasta the Italian way with a local chef in his home in a historic palazzo and master the art of fresh pesto, too. Numbers are capped at just six travelers, ensuring an intimate experience and likely the chance to make friends over lunch.
Explore the city of Genoa with ease on a Segway during this small-group sightseeing tour. Learn about the importance of this historic port city as you zoom around historic landmarks including the Old Port district, the UNESCO-listed Caruggi area, and the Ducal Palace. End your tour with a relaxed walk along the seafront in the Porto Antico. All necessary equipment is provided and no previous Segway experience is necessary.
This great tour will show the essence of Genova, that mean the monumental parts in contrast with the most hidden and mysterious alleys. During the first hour you will discover the Maddalena district, fascinating and made by really little alleys and narrow streets; during the second one the driver will bring you to know also the other half of the historical center, placed on the other side of San Lorenzo Street : The itinerary will include the visit to Porta Soprana, Via Ravecca , Piazza Sarzano, Luzzati Gardens, Stradone Sant'Agostino, Via san Bernardo and culminate with the arrival in the beautiful and inaccessible church of Santi Cosma e Damiano, protectors of surgeons and barbers.
Petrarca has called Genoa "La Superba", we are sure that after the tour you will do it too!
Treat yourself to a more intimate way to see the Liguria coastline, and set sail on a private boat for an experience that's tailored to you. What you do and where you go is up to you; leave the itinerary in the hands of the capable skipper, or create a personal route. Lunch and swim stops are included, and you'll use your deck time to help with the sails, or simply bask in the sun.
Enjoy a hands-on way to discover Liguria’s storied cuisine during this gourmet, small-group cooking class, hosted in the resort town of Rapallo. In the morning, make your way to one of the town’s top restaurants, and be sure to come hungry. With your chef’s guidance, you’ll learn how to make traditional Ligurian pesto with a mortar and pestle, as well as several other dishes. At the end of class, sit down for a well-deserved lunch, accompanied with local wine.
In this activity you will get to know the ingredients and the authentic culinary traditions of the area, you will experience firsthand the preparation of fresh pasta and pesto and you can have lunch in a wonderful location surrounded by trees and flowers
Discover Genoa from a gastronomic point of view! Accompanied by a local, you'll discover the gastronomic traditions of the city and uncover its secrets and curiosities.
• There are 5 delicious stops where you'll taste local specialties like Genoves pie, pasta with Pesto and Gelato
• Red wine is included
• Walk through the beautiful historical center of the city, among world-famous alleys
• Communal food walk for 2 to 10 people
• Valentina, Valeria, Marina, Beatrice, and Marta, the local guides, were all born and raised in Genoa. They love their city and want to share their passion with everyone!
Relax in comfort and style on this private one way transfer between Genoa and Nice. You’ll safely ride in air-conditioned luxury Mercedes car or Minivan. Service available in each direction.
• Pre-book a private transfer between Genoa and Nice (city center or airport), in either direction:
Enjoy business-class comfort on this private one way service
Travel with an italian and english-speaking driver who is punctual and reliable
Sit back and admire the scenery as a professional driver takes you to destination
Discover the best that Genoa has to offer without the hassle of walking or taking a crowded bus tour when you book this rickshaw sightseeing tour. Zip around the narrow alleyways with ease in the small vehicle and a private driver. See several city highlights such as the San Lorenzo Cathedral, Ferrari Plaza, and the Strade Nuove palaces.
Explore the vibrant port city of Genoa as well as the gorgeous seaside resort town of Portofino during this full-day experience. Enjoy a morning walking tour of the historic city of Genoa, followed by an excursion to the pretty coastal town of Portofino.
One of the best ways to experience a country’s culture is through its food. Join this small-group cooking class and learn the basics of Italian cooking during your time in Genoa. Start off with a tour of a local market to gather fresh ingredients for your meal. Then, get hands-on experience with making tasty dishes such as pasta and tiramisu.
Genoa is a city rife with history and stunning landmarks. See the best that this vibrant port city has to offer on a private walking tour through the Old Town. Stroll along the cobblestone streets and see the ancient port, the San Lorenzo Cathedral, the Royal Palace, and much more. Learn about the city’s rich maritime history from the medieval period until about 1800 from your guide.
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