This major shipping port holds some magic as well.
Having no preconceived ideas about this city, we were surprised at its age as we wandered the city streets. It proved to be a city rich in art and a major seaport, of flourishing trade and commercial exchange. Genoa is one of the most surprising cities in Italy. Long ignored by conventional tourist routes, Genoa offers its visitors incredible attractions and a stunning artistic heritage.
On this tour you will:
• Sightseeing with English speaking guide
• Visit ancient harbor
• San Lorenzo cathedral
• Palazzo Ducale (UNESCO world heritage site)
• Pass historical center and Colombo's House
• Lots of walking
• Photo opportunities
There's no better way to get introduced to Genoa! Explore the city with your very own English speaking guide to all of Genoa's most interesting and important points. Its medieval old town -- the biggest in Europe -- is an intricate labyrinth of alleyways, where among the shops, restaurants, and local stores, visitors can catch sight of the city's noble past in its 16th century palazzos, baroque edifices, and Romanesque churches, looming over the little piazzas. It is a UNESCO site and one of the most interesting.
We'll visit what is known as the "Expo Area" of the ancient harbor, the historical center (considered the biggest and oldest in Europe), the Roman-Gothic cathedral San Lorenzo, Colombo's house, Palazzo Ducale and Piazza de Ferrari, Piazza Bianchi.
Finally, enjoy a breathtaking view of Genoa from the famous and unique Spianata Castelletto.
This tour involves considerable walking. Please dress accordingly.
Entrance fees and meals and other extras are not included in the cost of this tour.
Minimum 2 people needed.
Days offered: 7 days a week