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Highlights of Genoa Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

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2.5 hours

Private Tour

Why take this private tour?

Dive into the storied history and charming squares of Genoa on a private guided tour of the city. This tour will give you an insider’s view into Genoa’s amazing architecture, the role it played in the shipping industry along the Mediterranean coast and stories of the citizens who proudly called it home. This tour is a private experience with the added benefit of being for your group only, led by a private local guide. These private experiences enjoy a more intimate setting along with the ability to tour at your desired pace. This tour is operated by one of our partners. We searched the world to find expert partners offering incredible experiences in locations you want to go - so wherever you go, you can #takewalks!

Highlights

  • Created with Sketch.Explore Genoa on a private guided tour: learn details about it’s storied history, medieval architecture and whimsical streets.
  • Created with Sketch.Learn more about the large seaport and the role it played in sea trade along the Mediterannean in its heyday.
  • Created with Sketch.Discover some of the most important landmarks of Genoa: Piazza de Ferrari, the Opera House, the Palace of the Doges, the Academy of Fine arts and so much more

Description

Get ready to enthral your senses as you set off to explore Genoa on a private guided tour of the city. Nicknamed “la Superba”, or the proud one, Genoa has historically been on the forefront of trade, commerce, art, music and cuisine. During this tour you’ll get a local’s glimpse at the historical mecca of narrow streets, whimsical charm, and majestic buildings.

Start your tour at Genoa’s thriving seaport and make your way to St. Lawrence Cathedral, dated back to the 6th century and a structural mix of Gothic, Byzantine, Romanesque and Renaissance architectural styles. You’ll then journey to Piazza de Ferrari, the Opera House, the Palace of Doges and the Academy of Fine Arts. If that wa...

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Get ready to enthral your senses as you set off to explore Genoa on a private guided tour of the city. Nicknamed “la Superba”, or the proud one, Genoa has historically been on the forefront of trade, commerce, art, music and cuisine. During this tour you’ll get a local’s glimpse at the historical mecca of narrow streets, whimsical charm, and majestic buildings.

Start your tour at Genoa’s thriving seaport and make your way to St. Lawrence Cathedral, dated back to the 6th century and a structural mix of Gothic, Byzantine, Romanesque and Renaissance architectural styles. You’ll then journey to Piazza de Ferrari, the Opera House, the Palace of Doges and the Academy of Fine Arts. If that was not enough, you’ll have the opportunity to pass by the iconic Piazza San Matteo and end your tour in Via Garibaldi.

This experience will provide the opportunity to see jaw-dropping renaissance palaces, majestic cathedrals, narrow, colorful streets and picturesque piazzas--make sure to take mental pictures (or real ones) as you marvel in the glory of this historic city.

Before the development of cars, trains and airplane travel, the only access for movement of people and goods were through the sea, and on this tour you’ll have the opportunity to see Genoa’s seaport, which was once one of the most historically significant port on the Mediterannean.

Venture from the seaport to marvel at the Gothic-Romanesque architecture of St. Lawrence’s Cathedral. After that you’ll find your way between historical and modern buildings to the Piazza de Ferrari and it’s iconic fountain, the Opera House, Palace of the Doges and the Academy of Fine Arts.

Your experience ends in “Strada Nuova” or Via Garibaldi. The district that once held the city’s most prominent families, you’ll learn more about the “Golden Era” of Genoa and the individuals who basked in its glory.

This private guided tour of Genoa will provide you a roadmap to continue exploring the city, a glimpse into the glorious past and impressive landmarks and a unique experience with a Genoese local.

  • Sites Visited
  • Genoa Harbor
  • St. Lawrence Cathedral
  • Piazza de Ferrari
  • Opera House
  • Palace of the Doges
  • Academy of Fine Arts
  • Piazza San Matteo
  • Via Garibaldi
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
Price varies by group size