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.
Genoa is known for its UNESCO-listed monuments and gigantic Aquarium, but there’s so much more to see in the port city. On this Lokafy walking tour, connect with a Genoa local who will show you around their city like a friend and take you to the neighborhoods, museums, shops, and restaurants that they know and love. Chat with your guide before you arrive and devise an itinerary that suits your preferences and style of travel.
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.
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.
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.
Without a doubt, Genoa is one of the most charming and historically significant cities in Italy. The city 's unique blend of history and culture has long drawn visitors from all over the world.Its historical center is the largest of any European city, demonstrating Genoa's historical significance as an economic powerhouse.For two and half hours, you will be exploring the wonders of the city, led by an expert local guide. You will be weaving your way through the alley in the historical center, be enthralled by the Gothic-Romanesque style San Lorenzo Cathedral, which you can visit; and then view the incredible "Rolli" Palaces on Via Garibaldi; a real demonstration of Renaissance style. Christopher Columbus' home will stop at the main square.At the end of the tour you will go to the Castelletto esplanade and have a 360º view of the city from above. A unique ending to the tour!
Genoa is one of the most beautiful cities of Italy, which offer a rich history, a strong culture and of course the sea. The historical centre of Genoa is one of the largest ones in Europe, so do not miss the opportunity to visit this marvellous city! You will meet your local guide at the Old Port and from here your journey will start. Walk along the typical alleys of the city, where you can find numerous cafés, restaurants and boutiques. Walk across the beautiful squares of Piazza San Lorenzo and Piazza De Ferrari. Pass by the stunning Rolli Palaces, UNESCO World Heritage. Next reach Cristopher Columbus' House, where you can see the three caravels designed with flowerbeds in the gardens nearby. Finally end the tour in Spianata Castelletto, a spectacular terrace with a full view of Genoa. In 2 and a half hours you will truly immerse yourself in the culture, architecture and history of Genoa!
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.
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.
The port city of Genoa is one of the most historically significant areas in Italy. Take a private tour of the city and discover its rich cultural traditions as you explore ancient landmarks including the Old Harbor, beautiful plazas, the Ducal Palace, and some of the monumental streets. Discover the musical tradition of the city with a dedicated guide.
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.
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.
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!
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.