Full day group trip to Genoa and Portofino from Genoa
Genoa & Liguria

Full day Group Tour of Genoa and Portofino, departing from Genoa

7 h
Day Trips & Excursions
Group
difficulty Easy
Boat
Bus
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Languages: 
English

Daily guided group tour of Genoa centre and minicruise to Portofino

Full day group tour in Liguria region on which you will discover the historic center of Genoa, a Unesco heritage site. Admire the amazing landscape from a boat (weather conditions permitting) from Santa Maria Ligure to Portofino where you will visit this pictoresque village overlooking the sea.

Full day group trip to Genoa and Portofino from Genoa highlights: 

  • Enjoy a special full day group tour discovering the pearls of Liguria region
  • Explore the historic streets of Genova with an expert guide
  • Admire the fascinating structure of the Port
  • Sail along the Ligurian coast to the glamorous fishing village of Portofino
  • Relax in the charming harbor of Portofino
Description: 

The day tour allows you to discover the historical center of Genoa, a Unesco world heritage site: in the morning you will have a walking tour of the main attractions of the city centre. Then, you will reach the nice village of Santa Margherita  Ligure, from where you will sail up to Portofino (weather conditions permitting) to visit this well known seaside village. 

Guided tour of Genoa city centre

Genoa is a medieval city, one of the best preserved in Italy and Europe. You will meet your English-speaking guide and group to start discover the many treasures of Genoa's historical city center following the labyrinth of narrow alleys through the city and visiting the splendid palaces and churches.Your expert English-speaking guide will give you all the information to appreciate the history of the city and the secrets lying behind every monument and corner of this historic center. Genoa, the largest medieval town in Europe, maintains the charm of the ancient maritime republic.

The Ancient Port

The guided group tour of Genoa will include also a visit to the ancient port, which is one of the major tourist attractions of the city. It has very important historic roots, since Genoa was one of 4 Italian Maritime Republics (with Amalfi, Pisa and Venice). It was renovated by Renzo Piano and today houses a research center for biodiversity, the biggest aquarium in Europe, many museums and different play areas. After a lunch break on your own, you can hop on a comfortable bus to discover the panorama over the Gulf of Tigullo up to Santa Margherita Ligure, where you will sail on a boat with your group (weather conditions permitting).

Minicruise to Portofino

The second part of your tour will start from Santa Margherita Ligure: you will get on a mini-cruise (weather conditions permitting) to reach Portofino and admire the beautiful landscape from the boat. You will appreciate the features of the Ligurian coast with its crystal clear waters and the characteristic villages with colorful houses on the coast. In Portofino, you can stroll around its particular streets by the sea, admiring this picturesque village so much appreciated by artists and writers .After visiting Portofino, you will return back to Genoa.

Other tours in Liguria

If you wish to have some peculair experiecnes in Liguria region, have a look at the Cooking class of Pesto and walking tour around Genoa and the Private Tour of the Portofino Gulf by boat with lunch included.
 

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