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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.
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.
Spend a delightful morning getting to know Portofino on a three-our walking and boat tour with round-trip ferry tickets from Santa Margherita Ligure included. Climb to the Church of Saint Giorgio for panoramic views of the charming village, and then reward yourself with a focaccia tasting in the local bakery. Next, participate in a pesto making class, and then enjoy a typical Ligurian lunch over looking the water. Finally have some free time to explore on your own before catching your return ferry.
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.
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.
We will walk along the picturesque paths called "creuze" that connect the sea with the hills above; they are found only in Liguria and in particular in Genoa.
We will discover the best panoramic views and you will know a little of the history of the city through the stories sung accompanied by the guitar, a definitely original way to visit a place !!
Discover one of Genoa’s most beautiful and opulent landmarks when you book tickets to the Palazzo Reale. Built in the 17th century, and once host to guests the likes of Napoleon Bonaparte, the elegant palace is renowned for its Hall of Mirrors (which was modeled on Versailles), as well as its vibrant gardens and rooftop terrace. Save yourself any hassle by securing admission in advance; once inside, feel free to explore at your own pace.
Explore the city of Genoa with ease on a Segway during this small-group sightseeing tour. Learn about the importance of this historic port city as you zoom around historic landmarks including the Old Port district, the UNESCO-listed Caruggi area, and the Ducal Palace. End your tour with a relaxed walk along the seafront in the Porto Antico. All necessary equipment is provided and no previous Segway experience is necessary.
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.
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.
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.
Get to know Genoa on a 4-hour walking tour of the city’s historic sights with stops along the way to sample local delicacies. Learn about the city’s past battles and innovations. Visit local shops to try delicious hand-made focaccia, and sip local wines inside a wine shop. Meet the people who give the city its vibrant character while you explore on foot on a 3-mile walking tour past landmarks like one of the world’s first banks, and the birthplace of denim.
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.
Visit San Fruttuoso Abbey, a former monastery set in a secluded coastal bay only reachable by boat or long walk. A visit to the bay between Camogli and Portofino is worth the effort: The abbey's interior holds a wealth of history with a past that includes stints as a Benedictine monastery and even a pirates' den. With your entrance ticket, you'll explore the coastal abbey complex at your leisure, and check out its tower, tombs, and gardens against the backdrop of the bay.
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.
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.
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!
Immerse yourself in Italian culture with a hands-on home cooking class. Learn to prepare an authentic four-course Genoese lunch with local wine and coffee. Work with your host to discover the secrets to traditional Genoese pesto, trofiette pasta, panzanella, and dessert. Sit down and enjoy your meal on a terrace overlooking the ocean and bring your new cooking skills and printed recipes home with you
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!
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.
The caves of Borgio Verezzi offer a tourist route, which winds for about 800 meters inside large halls, between huge blocks detached from the vault in remote eras.
The concretions of every shape are very rich: from the thin, almost transparent cannulas, to the drapes, thin as sheets, to the large columns that seem to support the vault up to the eccentric stalactites, which defy the force of gravity developing in all directions.
And everywhere the colors: white, yellow, red in a thousand different shades. Due to the presence of various minerals, they make the Caves of Borgio Verezzi the most colorful tourist cave in Italy.
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.”
Savor the flavors of Liguria with a 5-hour food and wine walking tour of Genoa. Start with a typical Italian breakfast of coffee and pastry. Sample local specialties like farinata, focaccia alla cipolla (focaccia with onions), octopus, tripe and pasta with pesto at stops throughout the day. Sip local wines as you go.
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!