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!
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This full-day, private tour makes it easier than ever to discover the charms of Cinque Terre. Meet your guide at your local accommodation, or at nearby train stations, and set off for a guided tour of all five Cinque Terre villages: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso. Spot vineyards, castles, and churches as you go, and admire the seaside views. Depending on the weather, travel by ferry or train (own expense).
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.
Experience Genoa with a guide on a comprehensive, private, walking tour. Discover the intricate network of alleyways that make up the City’s medieval center, see the old harbor, Piazza De Ferrari, the Opera house, and many more historic sights. Learn about the city’s culture and hear the stories behind the landmarks and buildings that you pass. Avoid tourist traps, and gain context and understanding of your surroundings with a one on one tour.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Hop on a bicycle and explore Genoa’s historic centre with us. You will encounter an urban city towards Art and Architecture, from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era. It has never been so easy and fun to discover Genoa by bike, so don't miss the opportunity and visit us. Bring your own camera to record everything. We will stop in a few important sites, very appreciated and visited by those who love sightseeing and breathtaking canvas.This tour was developed especially for those who cannot abandon a bicycle and really want to take a different and unique tour throughout Genoa’s downtown.
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.
Why spend your precious time waiting in long shuttle or taxi lines. Avoid the language barrier and currency exchange. Travel in style from Genoa Cruise Port by private vehicle and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed. Destination options: • Genoa City centre • Savona City centre • Portofino City centre
This ancient town and seat of an archbishop is situated on the south side of the Po Valley, in the Province of Modena.Modena is well known for its automotive industry since the factories of the famous Italian sports car makers like Ferrari, De Tomaso, Lamborghini, Pagani, and Maserati are, or were, located here.Apart from Enzo Ferrari, other famous Modenesi were operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti, soprano Mirella Freni, chef Massimo Bottura and others.Since 183 BC Modena was an important center of the region, due to its strategic importance, which resulted in a rich historic legacy.Part of the legacy can be seen at Piazza Grande, the main square where the Cathedral of Modena and its Gothic bell tower called Torre della Ghirlandina, can be also found.These three monuments and their universal value were recognized by UNESCO declaring them a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997.Another unmissable attraction of Modena is the Baroque Ducal Palace, now serving as a military academy.
Lower Piedmont is very well known for its wine and food culture. This is why we give you access to some of the most traditional wineries and food artisans in the area. You will not only visit the wineries and taste the wines, but you will also speak and interact directly with the people that make the wine.Lower Piedmont is also the region of the white truffle, and depending on the season, we can arrange a truffle hunting demonstration done by local truffle hunters.This is also the place where the Montebore Cheese and the Salame Nobile del Giarolo are produced. We can also arrange a visit to the local producer of these two great specialties where you will learn the cheese and salami making process.We build bike tours that are tailored to your interests.
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.
Experience a unique urban walking tour of Genoa town. Guided by your local insider, follow ancient alleys climbing up on the hills surrounding Genoa, enjoy incredible views of the town from the top and try historical funicular and lift, to end up in the magnificent Via Garibaldi, known as the golden street and listed in the Unesco World Heritage Sites!
Treecycle brings you to discover the most unusual and beautiful places in town, out off the beaten tracks! The staff is made by local and enthusiastic guys and girls, that love their city and want to share with you its secrets and treasures; furthermore, we work only with small groups in order to guarantee a top quality level and to offer a tour tailored on you!