Indulge your sweet tooth with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Pietro Romanengo fu Stefano candy shop in Genoa. Go behind the scenes to watch the candy makers at work, discover traditional candy making techniques, and sample a variety of sweet treats such as rosolio drops, dragées, and candied fruits.
1-hour tour of Pietro Romanengo fu Stefano candy shop in Genoa
Visit one of Genoa’s most famous candy stores
Go behind-the-scenes and learn the traditional art of candy making
Make your own way to the Pietro Romanengo fu Stefano candy shop in central Genoa in time for a 4.30pm start.
Begin your tour with an introduction to the historic store, which has been making traditional candy since 1780 and is a sugar lover’s paradise, filled with glass jars of candy, trays of hand-made chocolates, and a rainbow of candied fruits. After browsing the shop floor, follow your guide upstairs to enjoy a behind-the-scenes peek at the candy-making process and meet one of the members of the Romanengo family, who still own and run the shop to this day.
Finally, indulge your sweet tooth as you sample some tasty treats, including delicious fondant, rosolio drops, and dragées.
At the end of your tour, spend as long as you like browsing the store and perhaps purchase some edible souvenirs to take home with you.