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.
Do not miss the opportunity to marvel at the highlights of the historical centre of Genoa, while savouring the delicacies of the Ligurian cuisine and while listening to the stories that your local guide will tell you of the city. The Street Food tour of Genoa is a unique experience that will let you try the main dishes of Genoa on the go! You will meet your local guide at the Old Port of Genoa, and from here you will start you multi-sensorial experience. Enjoy some freshly fried seafood, typical of cities by the sea. Then follow the scent of basil to your next stop, where you will see how pesto is made a try some freshly made! Walk across the main squares of Genoa, Piazza San Lorenzo and Piazza De Ferrari and enjoy some typical flat bread, flavoured with oil, onions or olives. If you have a sweet tooth, this is your moment! Enjoy some Italian Gelato and a traditional Ligurian cookie called Canestrelli, in English “little baskets”. This experience will involve all five your senses!
The Italian city of Genoa, where pesto got its start, is home to antique shops; stunning 15th-, 16th-, and 17th-century palaces; and scores of outstanding restaurants and bars. This tour leads you through the top sites, secluded squares, and hidden spots. You’ll try local Prosecco, coffee, pesto, and focaccia, all with the expertise of a local guide.
Street food is ready-to-eat food made with local traditional dishes and sold in the streets to take with you on the go. Genoa is the perfect place to enjoy street food, for its delicious dishes that easily made to take with you while visiting the city centre. Meeting your local guide in the port area of Genoa, start your culinary journey in the historical centre. Get lost in the maze of alleys, called Caruggi, while savouring 3 different flavours of delicious Focaccia, typical flat bread flavoured with oil, onion or olives. Enjoy how the typical Basil Pesto is made and try some of it freshly made in front of you! Next, walk by the main squares of Genoa, Piazza San Lorenzo and Piazza De Ferrari while eating some freshly fried seafood, an authentic delicacy you can find in cities by the sea. End your culinary journey with two sweet treats Gelato and typical Canestrelli, literally “little baskets”, sweet cookies that originated in the Ligurian area. Are you hungry yet?
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!
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!
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!