On this private, full-day shore excursion for cruise passengers, you’ll discover two of northern Italy’s most picturesque coastal towns: Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure. Enjoy panoramic views over the Ligurian coastline from Castello Brown, stroll through Portofino’s scenic central square, “La Piazzetta,” and grab a meal or a gelato in the colorful fishing port known to locals simply as “Santa.”
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 8 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.
Spending a day at sea discovering some of the most beautiful and famous villages of the Ligurian Riviera, on a wooden boat typical of this area is a unique possibility for those who really want to empathize with this magical atmosphere.Sun baths and diving into the sea, accompanied by love and deep knowledge of the place, will make a simple trip in a unique and unforgettable experience, a way to capture the true essence of these places set between land and sea.
If you are staying in Genoa or passing by with a cruise, you cannot miss the chance to visit Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure. You will visit these towns thanks to the help of a local that will guide you along this journey. Reach Santa Margherita Ligure by train and spend some leisure time in this amazing town overlooking the sea. Taste some freshly baked Focaccia, which is a typical flat bread of the Ligurian coast. Once you finish your tour of Santa Margherita Ligure, catch the ferry to the Portofino. While on the ferry don’t forget to look outside, enjoy the breeze and marvel at the spectacular views of Santa and Portofino from a unique point of view. As you arrive in Portofino you will have some time to stroll around the Piazzetta and go up to Brown’s Castle to marvel at the stunning view from land. This tour is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to visit two of the most exclusive towns of Italy in just one day!
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.
Meet a true PROFESSIONAL LICENCED GUIDE, passionate about the city, who lives and works in the city.Talk to a true Genovese who can introduce you to the secrets of a mesmerizing city.Enjoy the relaxed pace of a typical Italian day.Discover local quality food, pop in and out of antique shops while learning about art, culture, food and lifestyle.
You will discover the most hidden places of Genoa, guided by local people who will entertain you with interesting stories and anectdotes about our beautiful city. Tours are available in english, french, spanish, german and italian.
Visit the five towns of Cinque Terre on the Italian Riviera: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Vernazza, Corniglia, and Monterosso. These centuries-old fishing villages feature colorful homes that cling to seaside cliffs, trattorias serving seafood delicacies, lively marinas, and family-owned vineyards. Along the way, your guide explains unique features and folklore associated with each island.
Explore the Italian Riviera while in port in Genoa with this full-day excursion to Santa Margherita Ligure and Portofino. Escorted by a private driver, travel first to the seaside town of Portofino to explore the Church of St George, Castello Brown and other top sights at your leisure. Then head to the village of Santa Margherita Ligure for views of the Ligurian coast and quaint streets lined with fishermen’s houses. Your private driver will return you back to port at the end of the day.
Discover the Italian Riviera while in port in Genoa with this full-day trip to Cinque Terre. Led by a private driver, head toward the stunning seaside villages of Monterosso, Vernazza, Manarola, Corniglia and Riomaggiore. Admire the cobblestone streets, pastel buildings and stunning beaches of this UNESCO-listed region. After a full day of independent exploration, your driver will return you to your ship in Genoa. Upgrade your ticket to include a guided tour.
Enjoy a day trip on the Ligurian Coastline, visiting the unique village of Portofino and the charming center of Santa Margherita Ligure.Or you will be staying at a hotel, you will be able to pick up a local driver.Explore the little harbor and the Piazzetta with its picturesque colored houses. The San George church, or the Castle Brown, which is the best view of the steep cliff that draws the coast. Stop for lunch and relax before driving with Santa Margherita Ligure: walk along the ancient fisherman's port, you can still see the old fisherman's houses, which exist with the luxury modern hotels.After some time to spend through the streets of "Santa", your driver will take you back to Genoa port or hotel.
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.
When your cruise ship docks in La Spezia, take a full-day shore excursion to Portofino that highlights the colorful villages of the Italian riviera. Travel in comfort by air-conditioned van to Camogli, Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure, and have plenty of time to explore each place at your leisure. Your guide ensures a fun and informative day out, and your timely return to La Spezia.
The language level is always excellent. We strive to entertain and make you fall in love with our city.I personally enjoy being with people, love telling them about our art and history, but also about our lifestyle, traditions, wines and food.Genoa is generally a surprise and travellers are often amazed at how much this city can offer in terms of art, culture, food, entertainment,The great thing is the surprize factor: Genoa is not very well-known and people don't expect to find so much beauty.
Departure at 9 am from Genoa, arrival at the harbor of Santa Margherita at about 9:45 am, from where, in about 20 minutes, you can reach Portofino by boat, visit of Portofino and return by boat to Santa Margherita at 12:30, tour of the village of Santa Margherita and lunch in a typical trattoria. After lunch, through the pass of La Ruta, overlooking the Mount of Portofino, we reach Camogli by car, visit of the picturesque old town and at around 3:30 pm we return back to Genoa along the coastal road, with a stop to the center before to back on board.
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!
Will you arrive at La Spezia Port with your cruise ship? It is a great opportunity to enjoy your day visiting one of our destinations in Tuscany. Select your preferred 9-hour excursion among our tour proposals below. You will meet your English-speaking driver on the day of the tour at La Spezia Port and you will enjoy an unforgettable Tuscany Experience!
ready for a city tour? or are you looking for a relaxing ride on the seaside? (and may be an ice cream) Amsterdam is the option!... feel the confort of the baloon tyres and ride every hill with the 8 speed gear!
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.
Unusual combination of endorphins, dramatics panorama and local food is great mix of our tours. We love our job and we want give you the best we can, the E-bike are the best way to explore Cinque Terre and the rest of our region included Portofino and The medieval sea republic of Genoa.