Private walking tour of Genoa
Genoa & Liguria

Private tour of Genoa historic center

3 h
Walking Tours
Private
difficulty Easy
Walking
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Languages: 
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Pick up included

3-hour visit of Genoa with a private guide

Join this private three-hour tour of the historical center of Genoa, a Unesco heritage site, with its characteristic port, symbol of the identity of the ancient Maritime Republic, today a dynamic city of great historical and cultural interest.

Private walking tour of Genoa highlights: 

  • Exclusive three-hour private tour of Genova
  • Admire the architectural styles of buildings
  • Visit the “botteghe storiche” (historic shops) at Garibaldi street
  • Learn the history and culture of Genoa
  • Discover the Antico Porto area
Description: 

Wonderful city full of history and hidden treasures declared a Unesco Heritage that you can discover by visiting Genoa privately on a three-hour tour. You will learn from your private guide that the strategic position of Genoa has made it a crossroads of peoples and traditions creating a very peculiar culture. 

Historic center 

You will meet your guide in the city centre, to start this pleasant 3 hour tour walking through the city centre. The historic centre of Genoa is one of the most extended medieval historic centre of Europe and is the most densely populated. It is a maze of alleys (called "caruggi") that unexpectedly end up in small squares, that, as well as the churches that dominate them, belonged to important noble families.

Noble residences

In these narrow spaces, between the hills and the sea, the pride of rich merchants and of noble Genoese was expressed by building splendid residences, like Palazzo Spinola and Palazzo Ducale. Strolling aroud the center you may appreciate the medieval wall and the Gothic galleries that today have been transformed into trendy clubs. You will be free to ask your guide anything you might want to know about Genoa and its history and culture.

The antico porto area

Keep walking through the city centrer, you can also stop in one of the local bottegas and shops, perhaps to taste the famous "focaccia", typical of Genoa and Liguria. In the historic heart of Genoa, the ancient port is one of the major attractions for tourists, with its characteristic and innovative feature: the area has been revisited by Renzo Piano, becoming a pedestrian area with museums and play areas, the Porto Antico area houses the largest Aquarium of Europe.

Other eXPeriences in Genoa

Live a peculiar eXPerience in Genoa, with a private tour followed by a cooking class to make pesto. If you are arriving in Genoa Airport, book the private transfer from the airport to the city centre. 

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