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.
We will walk along the picturesque paths called "creuze" that connect the sea with the hills above; they are found only in Liguria and in particular in Genoa.We will discover the best panoramic views and you will know a little of the history of the city through the stories sung accompanied by the guitar, a definitely original way to visit a place !!
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.
Savor the flavors of Liguria with a 5-hour food and wine walking tour of Genoa. Start with a typical Italian breakfast of coffee and pastry. Sample local specialties like farinata, focaccia alla cipolla (focaccia with onions), octopus, tripe and pasta with pesto at stops throughout the day. Sip local wines as you go.
Explore the historic streets of Genoa Old Town on a 4-hour food tour, and discover the eateries loved by the locals. After visiting a historic candy shop, bakery, spice shop, and more, you’ll search for fresh basil at a food market. Learn the secrets behind a good Genoese pesto, then sample a dish of trofie pasta and pesto with wine. The tour is run with a private guide, just for your sole group.
• Ride admiring the astonishing landscape between Santa Margherita and Portofino: go at your own rhythm visiting the area as a local! • Briefing, instructions, roadbook & map: our local instructors will give you all the needed informations before you leave • Ride along the breathtaking road overlooking the sea between Santa Margherita & Portofino Park your bike in Portofino and walk around, enjoy an ice-cream stop or a short hike to the light house (options in the map we will provide) • Take your own time and enjoy your rhythm • Taste a local snack on our beach terrace (focaccia & limonata) or at our rental facility at your arrival • Lockers for your belongings at our facility; no need to bring useless stuff with you. • In summer, enjoy a swimming or snorkeling stop at our beach facility in Niasca (Paraggi Bay), on the road between Santa Margherita and Portofino
Genoa one of the most important and rich cities during the Age of the Republic of Genoa was the homeland of duke Andrea Doria, the home town of the famous explorer Christopher Columbus and of the compositor Paganini: this city is really interesting, folklore and tradition meet themselves in this famous italian sea city: a melting pot of culture and history is waiting for you! in Genoa you can satify your desire to see an ancient town as well as discover a modern and fast running working city in the state of the art as nowadays Genoa proposes itself to the world. Genoa is also the town where was born one of the most famous Italians in the world, Christopher Columbus the discoverer of America. During this guided tour you will also see the place where Christopher Columbus the discoverer of the New World used to live in Genoa and where he learned to sail before he became a famous conquerer. This is a private guided tour for your group only or only for you if you are a single tourist.
Language barriers can make it tricky for visitors to communicate at local shops in Genoa. Avoid potential translation issues, and discover secret local spots you likely wouldn’t uncover alone by going on a historic shops tour. Highlights include a chocolate factory, a barber shop, a luxury clothes store, a butcher, a pastry shop, an ancient pharmacy, and much more. A perk of the experience is that snacks and alcoholic beverages are included.
Visit Genoa and its secrets with usA city of art and a metropolis overlooking the sea, Genoa "the Superb" has grown around the port, which has always been a place of flourishing trade and trade. Its ancient heart, the largest medieval historic center in Europe, is characterized by a dense network of alleys where the visitor can "get lost" in search of historical shops, trattorias and characteristic shops.
Visit the wonderful Genoese residences of the he Golden Century and join this guided tour of the Rolli Palaces, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Palazzo Reale.In 1576, the Senate of the Republic of Genoa created lists, the "Rolls of public housing", which included the main noble palaces of the city. In the previous years the families of the Genoese aristocracy had renovated many of the old buildings in the historic center; while the most important families had built sumptuous new residences in Strada Nuova.Given that it was not possible to receive state guests at Palazzo Ducale, the owners of the palaces listed in the rolls were given the “honour” to receive diplomats, dignitaries and aristocratic visitors to the Republic in their dwellings, including all the associated expenses.The model of public hospitality created in Genoa was unique, and thanks to the City’s international guests, such as the famous Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens.
The Portofino Park is the most northerly protected coastal area of the western Mediterranean and displays some of the most famous sceneries and landscapes in the world. With over 80 km of trails to choose from, Portofino Park is a paradise for hiking enthusiasts. Our guides are also the Park's environmental and hiking guides.
Death has always been described as something scary, unknown, dark, miserable; if andwhen we leave this world, a place like this one is waiting, a place full of magic silences, treesgently moving by the breeze, an extreme art beauty, flowers in a no time atmosphere… ThenI will have no fear to pass away.
Savona is a seaport and a municipality in the Liguria Region. It is a cruise embarkation point and provides access to the beautiful coastal territory. Walking through the narrow streets of the historical centre of Savona, we will find out together the oldest eateries, with their delicious and traditional dishes, enriched by delicately-flavoured extra-virgin olive oil (typical from this side of Liguria). The tourist is guided by a "Foodie", a local "buddy" able to explain every detail of the selected restaurants, their preparations, and the relevant history/curiosities. Do Eat Better Experience tours are a mix of high-quality gastronomy as a way of showing Italian culture and lifestyle and a walking experience together with a local friend. This is the reason why we accept small groups only: we want to focus on a genuine exchange and give to each tourist the highest attention possible. Please, note that the tour is always run in English and Italian; other languages upon request.
Our people came from Genoa and know very well what we can suggest, where to go, how to do!Our city is very particular, our houses were built from sea and mountain and the small street (that we call "Vicoli") are very traditional.Visiting all the place we can chat, visit and shop the oldest boutique of our city where you could buy what you will never find in your life all around the world We have in our life different culture that you will find everything, in the food, in the building and in other beautiful places! Come to see it with us!
We are passionate about food! We believe that when it comes to visiting a place it’s not only important to see the most well-known attractions, but also to feel the atmosphere, to plunge into the culture and understand its traditions.Dive into local culture, discover history and traditions related to the typical dishes of the genoese cuisine. You'll walk in the historical center of Genoa and you will get to know the most charming spots and how they are connected to local food.
Dive into the world of Ligurian cuisine on a 3-hour tour in the picturesque caruggi of Genova.Appreciate the historical shops and taste a range of traditional dishes.Meet your guide at Piazza de Ferraris and begin your culinary journey.Sample five traditional dishes from the most historical shops in Genova, learn about our food and recipes from a local tour leader.Savor a fresh pasta dish, trofie al Pesto, delight in the perfect combination of the twisted, spiral pasta trofie with the pesto sauce known throughout the world.Taste different types of focaccia, the bread that was born in this region.Another famous specialty of the area, fried fish, delivered directly from the port to your cone!Don't miss Polpettone in a typical Gastronomia and at last enter in one of the most beautiful shop in Genova ready to taste a candied mandarin with chocolate and confetti with a surprise.BUON APPETITO!
E-bikes are the best way to enjoy the “riviera”. Reach easily amazing villages and unspoiled nature. Explore local authentic stops, traditional food and take astonishing pictures.Briefing, instructions, roadbook & map: our local instructors will give you all the needed informations before you leavelocal tips for amazing stops (off the touristic paths)e-bikes make uphill easy for everyonetypical homemade food includedamazing views, astonishing picturesthe best way to be outdoors 12 months a year