Get to know Genoa on a 4-hour walking tour of the city’s historic sights with stops along the way to sample local delicacies. Learn about the city’s past battles and innovations. Visit local shops to try delicious hand-made focaccia, and sip local wines inside a wine shop. Meet the people who give the city its vibrant character while you explore on foot on a 3-mile walking tour past landmarks like one of the world’s first banks, and the birthplace of denim.
You will have an AUTHORIZED LOCAL GUIDE, prepared and passionate at your disposal, to discover not only the history and art of Genoa, but also its traditions, culinary specialties (and you will have a little taste of it!) And the life of all days of a magnificent city, but which preserves its most beautiful treasures with great reserve.
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 !!
At the first village you will stop, it seems to go back in time! Riomaggiore, where your driver drops off, is a gem, with its alleys, its castle and its typical colored houses Walk along the famous Via Dell'Amore - the path of love- connecting Riomaggiore to Manarola, the second village of the journey, an urban jewel, rich as it is of typical Genoese tower. After some time in this picturesque village, your driver will pick you up to drive to Vernazza, probably the most charming of the Cinque Terre. Here you will have lunch at one of the typical restaurants.After lunch, you will take the route to Corniglia, the “balcony” of Cinque Terre, the only one among the five villages, which is the sea, but on a precipitating hill to the sea.Time to reach the last stop of this wonderful trip: Monterosso, and you will be in the best possible way to drive along the waterfront.
7 days and 6 nights leaving from Genoa or Roma. Overnight by ferry. Discover the wildest and oldest of all the Italian region. Visit of the legendary islands Caprera and La Maddalena. Excursion to Costa Smeralda. Through the region of Gallura, you'll visit Santa Teresa and Capo Testa, the beaches of Stintino, Capo Caccia and its landscape and Alghero. Continuation to Corsica: Bonifacio, Ajaccio, Corte and Bastia. Return to Italy by daily ferry. Sleeping in Palau, Alghero, Bonifacio and Bastia.
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.
Discover Europe's largest medieval historic center, with the amazing Segway, in an hour ! Let our staff accompany you on a unique adventure, crossing the ancients alleys, visiting the most important places and the most significant monuments, in complete safety and practicality. The best way to get a complete overview of the whole Genoese center, in a short time.
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.
Genoa is renowned for its UNESCO-listed historic center, magnificent monuments, and the Aquarium of Genoa, one of the largest and most biodiverse in Europe. On this tour, take in all the highlights including the San Lorenzo Cathedral, the Doge Palace, and the Opera House; explore the atmospheric Old Port; then visit the Aquarium of Genoa with skip-the-line tickets.
Do you want to spend a few hours with your family in Genoa being guided by local? This tour is perfect for you! Meet your guide at the port of Genoa and start your journey through the tiny alleyways of the historical center called "Caruggi" in Ligurian dialect. Pass by Piazza Banchi and the Cathedral of San Lorenzo, with its black and white striped facade. Continue your way through Via Garibaldi where you can admire at the Rolli Palaces, a series of royal palaces that were assigned to the noble families that would embellish them in the best way. Rolli contain true works of architecture! Finally arrive at Piazza De Ferrari where you can admire the Ducal Palace (the residence of the Doge), the Carlo Felice Opera House, and the remains of the house of Christopher Columbus. End the tour on Spanata Castelletto where you can marvel at Genoa's beauties from above and discover its true essence!
The Medieval Genova, the mysterious and the oldest Genova, and the "movida" district. An Alternative tour to discover little secrets hidden in the maze of alleys of Europe's largest pedestrian centre. A way to immerse yourself in history and legend, visiting also the most important monuments and places.
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.
A guided tour of some of the most sumptuous residences built by the aristocratic Genoese families during the so-called “ Secolo d’Oro“ (“The Golden Century”), between the 16th and 17th century.The System of the “Palazzi dei Rolli” includes splendid palaces with open staircases, courtyards and loggias overlooking gardens. The palaces, positioned at different levels, were part of a network of public hospitality houses for state visits, as decreed by the Senate of the Republic of Genoa in 1576.The Aquarium of Genoa hosts the most extensive range of aquatic biodiversity in Europe. The exhibition gallery consists of over 70 exhibits and about 12,000 specimen of 600 species, from all the seas of the world.
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.
Active tours, guided by geologists, archaeologists and natural Scientists, to discover nature, landscapes, history and traditions of Italy, off the typical tourist routes.We combine active experiences such as Hiking, Mountain Biking, Canoeing and cultural Experiences connected with typical Food, Wine and History.We start from the train station of Camogli on the Peninsula of Portofino. This pretty village lies at the base of hills dotted with pine trees and from here we'll start walking towards the hamlet of San Roco. As we walk we'll see bunkers from World War II before we arrive in San Fruttuoso with its beautiful catholic church. Tucked away in a beautiful bay, the hamlet can only be reached by sea or on foot. As we continue to Portofino we pass under pine trees and the native plant of the Mediterranean the "arbutus" tree. The highlight of our walk today is the fishing village of Portofino.
Private guided tour of Genoa with AUTHORIZED LOCAL GUIDE. You will visit the most famous and beautiful places of the city with a passionate and knowledgeable local guide of everything that concerns Genoa, its culture, its history, its life and its traditions.
If you want to live a unique experience in Genoa, you cannot miss this tour! In 2 hours you will get to see the main highlights of Genoa while eating typical dishes on the go. With the company of a local guide you will start the tour from the Old Port of Genoa and you will go into the heart of the city, the historical centre. While walking along the alleys, crossing the main squares, Piazza San Lorenzo and Piazza De Ferrari, and marvelling at Genoa’s architecture, you will try typical dishes on the go. Learn how to make fresh Basil Pesto and try some on a piece of bread. Try some freshly fried seafood, typical of cities by the sea. Taste some delicious Focaccia, typical flat bread that will be available in three different flavours: olive oil, onions and olives. Try all three of them! End the tour with sweet treats: Gelato and Canestrelli, that are typical Ligurian cookies. Share your love for food with fellow foodies like you, while enjoying some culture, history and architecture!
Thanks to this tour you can explore the main highlights of Genoa in just 2 and a half hours with a local guide. Thanks to the knowledge of your guide, you will get to learn all about the history and curiosities of this beautiful city. Meet your guide at the Old Port and lose yourself in the maze of alleys that represent Genoa. The alleys in Ligurian dialect are called Caruggi and will take in every part of the city. Reach the main squares, Piazza San Lorenzo and Piazza De Ferrari and pass by the most important street Via Garibaldi. This street houses the former residences of wealthy people, the Rolli Palaces, that are today part of the World Heritage of UNESCO. Best for last, you will get the lift up to Spianata Castelletto, that is a terrace that overlooks Genoa. From here you can have a 360º view of the city from above. Explore the beauty and the hidden gems of this city with your family, loved one or friends in this private tour of Genoa!
Active tours, guided by geologists, archaeologists and natural Scientists, to discover nature, landscapes, history and traditions of Italy, off the typical tourist routes.We combine active experiences such as Hiking, Mountain Biking, Canoeing and cultural Experiences connected with typical Food, Wine and History.We meet at Corniglia, the smallest and highest on the Cinque Terre and without any access to the sea, Corniglia is surrounded on three sides by vineyards and terracing, this ancient village has a long standing agricultural tradition, therefore the architecture is more rural style than coastal. The path we take climbs through a beautiful pine forest to the hamlet of Volastra where we are rewarded with splendid panoramas over the coast. Our trail on a balcony foot path then winds through the vineyards then down to the charming village of Manarola. Built on a high rock only 70m above the sea, this beautiful port is known as the most charming of the Cinque Terre.
During this walking tour, you will get to see some of the most popular tourist attractions of Genoa along with a local- professional guide who will be exclusively with you.The walking tour would last for about two hours and can be customized accordingly to your taste and preferences.The tour timings are flexible and can be amended depending upon availability.In case of any special request, please do let us know and we would try our best to accommodate accordingly.