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Genoa Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip to Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure

Genoa Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip to Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$529.66
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$529.66
Price varies by group size
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We had a wonderful day with our...

We had a wonderful day with our guide. Picked up on time from our cruise ship and spent time in Portofino, walked the Red Carpet to Santa Margherita Ligure and had lunch. So much fun!

reneewaas, Jul 2017

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Genoa City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Genoa City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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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.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.09
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$18.09

Genoa Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Genoa Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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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.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.63
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$45.63
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Portofino & Santa Margherita Private Day Trip from Genoa with Local Driver

Portofino & Santa Margherita Private Day Trip from Genoa with Local Driver

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$441.90
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$441.90
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Rickshaw tour in Genova

Rickshaw tour in Genova

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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.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.20
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$65.20
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Genoa City Center Semi-Private Tour with San Lorenzo Cathedral & Rolli's Street

Genoa City Center Semi-Private Tour with San Lorenzo Cathedral & Rolli's Street

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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!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.93
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$76.93
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Genoa City Center Walking Tour with Rolli's Street & Panoramic Balcony City View

Genoa City Center Walking Tour with Rolli's Street & Panoramic Balcony City View

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!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.89
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$67.89

Genoa classical Tour

Genoa classical Tour

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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.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$247.72
per group
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$247.72
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Genoa sightseeing walking tour with a Local through Caruggi and Rolli Palaces

Genoa sightseeing walking tour with a Local through Caruggi and Rolli Palaces

A great choice for first-time visitors and travelers who are short on time, this tour visits a handful of the city’s main highlights. Visit the San Lorenzo Cathedral and walk along Via Garibaldi, the site of 42 impressive palaces built between the 16th and 18th centuries by powerful Genoese families. You’ll also visit  Piazza de Ferrari, the main square, and Spianata Castelletto, a scenic viewpoint with 360-degree views of the city.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.15
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$71.15

Portofino & Santa Margherita Ligure Private Tour by Train from Genoa & Boat Ride

Portofino & Santa Margherita Ligure Private Tour by Train from Genoa & Boat Ride

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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!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$285.53
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$285.53
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Skip the Line: Single ticket to visit the Open Air Museum, Museum, Lighthouse

Skip the Line: Single ticket to visit the Open Air Museum, Museum, Lighthouse

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Visit the ancient fortifications, the nineteenth-century gate of Genova da Ponente and the Lanterna, symbol of the city since 1128. Enjoy the view of the city from the panoramic terrace of the lighthouse which, after the tower of Hercules in La Coruna, is the oldest still operating in the world. At 77 meters high, it is the tallest lighthouse in the Mediterranean and the second in Europe. The monument dates back to at least 1128, according to the most widespread date by historians, almost 9 centuries of history that make her the second oldest lighthouse in the world still functioning. The reconstruction of 1543 only partially affected the upper part of the tower. At that time it was on the walls and leads to the west of the city while today, inside the fortifications, there is a museum on the history of the Lantern and which illustrates how a lighthouse works. In 2001 a pedestrian walkway was built to make the Lantern more accessible by connecting the Ferry Terminal to the lighthouse with a section that runs along Via Milano.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$7.24
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$7.24

 Portofino Private Tour from La Spezia

Portofino Private Tour from La Spezia

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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.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,061.27
per group
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$1,061.27
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Day Trip from Genoa to Parma

Day Trip from Genoa to Parma

Famous for its fine cheese (parmigiano) and ham, this attractive historic town has settled in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy. In the 2nd century BC, the Romans founded this city on the Parma River, which divides it into two parts. Today, Parma is an important road and railway junction in the direction of Milan and Bologna. The most impressive and historically richest is the cathedral square of Parma, called Piazza Duomo. This attractive cobbled square is surrounded by historic buildings, of which are the Duomo, the adjoining Campanile (bell tower) and the striking Battistero (baptistery), the most famous. Every visitor who arrives here will find an important art gallery, museums, frescoed churches, good shopping, charming historic lanes and of course the rich local cuisine.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,023.46
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$1,023.46
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Shore Excursion: Portofino & Santa Margherita Ligure Private Day Trip from Genoa

Shore Excursion: Portofino & Santa Margherita Ligure Private Day Trip from Genoa

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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.”
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$384.71
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$384.71
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Pisa and Lucca Highlights Private Day Trip from Genoa Pier

Pisa and Lucca Highlights Private Day Trip from Genoa Pier

Enjoy a full-day trip from Genoa Pier to the pearls of Tuscany on this private tour of Pisa and Lucca. In Pisa, admire the famous Leaning Tower and other marble landmarks of Piazza dei Miracoli with your private guide. Take a break and enjoy your lunch ( lunch fee not included ). After lunch drive to Lucca, an enchanting medieval town. For those who love historical architecture and Medieval constructs, Lucca is a true heaven as it is known as the city of a hundred churches boasting such buildings as Lucca Cathedral and San Michele in Foro. Furthermore, the extensive city walls show how many Middle Age settlements would have been defended. Aside from the architecture, Lucca also has some fantastic museums, gorgeous public squares and a fine selection of restaurants and bars.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,000.97
Price varies by group size
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$1,000.97
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Cinque Terre Private Day Trip from Genoa with Local English Speaking Driver

Cinque Terre Private Day Trip from Genoa with Local English Speaking Driver

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At the first village you will stop, it seems to go back in time! Riomaggiore, where your driver drops you off, is a gem, with its alleys, its castle and the typical colored houses overlooking the small harbor of the seaside village. After some leisure time to spend in this picturesque village, take the boat or train (your own epenses) to reach Manarola, another wonderful village. Here your driver will pick you up to drive you to Vernazza, probably the most charming of the Cinque Terre. Here you will have lunch in one of the typical restaurants. After lunch, you will take the route to Monterosso (by boat or train at your expenses) and enjoy a pleasant walk along the waterfront. at the end of your visit in this wonderful village, you will go back to Genoa with your dirver Please note that it's not possible to move by car between the villages, ths is why the route shoud be made by trains or boats.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$483.46
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$483.46
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Explore Camogli and Portofino

Explore Camogli and Portofino

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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. During the tour the Guide offers you a small snack to taste the tyipical local products. We start from the train station of Camogli on the Peninsula of Portofino. This pretty village lies at the base of hills dotted with pine trees and from here we'll start walking towards the hamlet of San Roco. As we walk we'll see bunkers from World War II before we arrive in San Fruttuoso with its beautiful catholic church. Tucked away in a beautiful bay, the hamlet can only be reached by sea or on foot. As we continue to Portofino we pass under pine trees and the native plant of the Mediterranean the "arbutus" tree. The highlight of our walk today is the fishing village of Portofino.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$156.78
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$156.78
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Portofino and S. Margherita with lunch at the mill - private walk and boat tour

Portofino and S. Margherita with lunch at the mill - private walk and boat tour

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Visit the pearls of Portofino gulf at your own pace with a passionate private guide and enjoy a typical lunch at an old mill just above Portofino village. Move from one village to the other with a panoramic trip by boat that will allow you to admire the beautiful coast and enjoy the best views. Visit the elegant coastal resort of Santa Margherita Ligure with its painted palaces, lush gardens, and villas. Reach Portofino by boat. Take a walk around the village with the famous small square overlooking the sea, the beautiful church of San Giorgio perched on the rocks and the castle. From Portofino reach the old mill in the heart of Portofino Natural Park with private transportation. Taste local specialties such as Corzetti hand-made pasta and pesto. Depending on your preferences, you can start the tour in Santa Margherita Ligure or Portofino. The schedule is flexible and the tour can be customized based on your interests. Guide at disposal only for you. No rush or strict schedule.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$294.26
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$294.26
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Genoa Private Walking Tour with Ride up to the

Genoa Private Walking Tour with Ride up to the "360 ° city view Balcony" by Lift

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!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$192.56
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$192.56
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Private Walking Tour in the Cultural City Center of Genoa

Private Walking Tour in the Cultural City Center of Genoa

Thematic visit. You'll enjoy the breathtaking views of the "Superba" from the high grounds of the city while discovering the suggestive history of Genoa
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$198.99
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$198.99
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Private Walking Tour of Genoa and the history of Blue Jeans

Private Walking Tour of Genoa and the history of Blue Jeans

A guided itinerary that will take us back in time to the ancient Republic of Genoa, when manufacturing was one of the most important activities. Guided visit of the Diocesan Museum, a real treasury of valuable art, set up inside the San Lorenzo cloister.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$270.14
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$270.14
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Your first time in Genoa - private tour

Your first time in Genoa - private tour

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If it is your first time in Genoa this is the perfect tour for you! Discovering the old town with a private guide will definitely make a difference! Genoa has the largest medieval center in Europe after Venice and following our insiders' track you will walk through this maze of narrow alleyways and discover secret corners that will fascinate you. During the walking tour, you will see the most important monuments but you will also discover the most authentic soul of this old town. Your passionate local guide will give you insider's tips and directions to make the most of your time in Genoa: restaurants, shops, artisans, best food shops and more. Private custom-made itinerary: we can customize the tour based on your interests Flexible departure times Hassle-free pickup from your central Genoa hotel
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$147.13
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$147.13
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Private Tour to Portofino and Santa Margherita from Genoa Cruise Port or Hotel

Private Tour to Portofino and Santa Margherita from Genoa Cruise Port or Hotel

The Italian Riviera or Ligurian Riviera is the narrow coastal strip which lies between the Ligurian Sea and the mountain chain formed by the Maritime Alps and the Apennines. During this private tour you will get to know the beautiful area of Portofino, where is known to be as the place to live the “dolce vita”, and it is one of the oldest resort areas in Italy. You will discover the most wanderful views of the Italina Riviera with your private official tour guide. Of course you will have some free time (with your guide´s recommendation) for a wonderful Italian lunch before driving back to Genoa. - SAVE COVID-19 SAFE - As this is a private tour we take care of maintaining social distance
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$756.16
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$756.16
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Finance and Nobility: Explore medieval Genoa on an audio walking tour

Finance and Nobility: Explore medieval Genoa on an audio walking tour

If you like the unexpected then follow the thread of this walking tour through the labyrinth of Genoa’s alleys in the city's historic centre. You'll discover breathtaking works of art behind almost every corner, along with other places where beauty is a carefully guarded secret. You'll see the main highlights in the city including UNESCO heritage sites, through the eyes of Antonella Cama, a local who loves to share not only the popular but also the authentic and believes that a tour must be more than dates and figures: She'll take you by the hand into "her" Genova! Some of the highlights from this self-guided GPS audio tour include: • Stories of the inhabitants of the opulent medieval residences • The interiors of Genoa’s richest church • Hear about the first football club in Italy • A historical confectionery shop • Find out why a 17th-century fountain is inside a department store • Take in the splendour of the fountain in the Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari
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  • 40 minutes to 1 hour
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$5.00
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$5.00

Day Trip from Genoa to Milan

Day Trip from Genoa to Milan

One of the most popular shopping destinations with Prada, Gucci, and Fendi all in tow, is Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Named after the kingdom of Italy's first king, this galleria is one of the oldest shopping malls in the world, standing 4 stories tall, adorned in Gothic style, and a unique iron and glass roof. The Galleria connects two of Milan's most famous landmarks: the Teatro Alla Scala and The Duomo. This intricate Duomo took over 600 years to complete and is full of detail including a sundial adorned with astrological signs on the marble floor. After one is done marveling at the duomo, and rubbing your heel for good luck in the galleria, make sure you see some of the many masterpieces Milan has to offer including the infamous painting of the Last Supper at Milan's Santa Maria delle Grazie.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$697.52
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$697.52
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