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Piazza de Ferrari Tours and Activities

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Piazza de Ferrari is the expansive main square in Genoa, separating the historic district from the modern city center. Its large fountain is the square’s centerpiece and a central meeting point for tourists and locals alike. The piazza is named for Raffaele de Ferrari, who donated a lot of money to help expand Genoa’s port in the 1800s.

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Segway Tour Via Del Campo

Segway Tour Via Del Campo

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Discover Europe's largest medieval historic center, with the amazing Segway, in an hour ! Let our staff accompany you on a unique adventure, crossing the ancients alleys, visiting the most important places and the most significant monuments, in complete safety and practicality. The best way to get a complete overview of the whole Genoese center, in a short time.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.19
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$36.19
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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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$22.92
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$22.92

Segway Tour Caruggi

Segway Tour Caruggi

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Explore the city of Genoa with ease on a Segway during this small-group sightseeing tour. Learn about the importance of this historic port city as you zoom around historic landmarks including the Old Port district, the UNESCO-listed Caruggi area, and the Ducal Palace. End your tour with a relaxed walk along the seafront in the Porto Antico. All necessary equipment is provided and no previous Segway experience is necessary.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.38
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$72.38
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Do Eat Better Experience - Food Tours in Genoa

Do Eat Better Experience - Food Tours in Genoa

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Capital of Italy’s beautiful Liguria region, the coastal city of Genoa takes great pride in its local cuisine—with fresh flavors and traditional recipes handed down through the generations. On this walking tour, explore Genoa’s culture and lifestyle through its food and learn why Italian cuisine is the envy of the world. Sample pasta dishes with fresh pesto, local cheeses and seafood, and savory pastries, and taste the flavors the locals love.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.92
Price varies by group size
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$70.92
Price varies by group size
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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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$76.96
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$76.96
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Good Morning rider: discovering the town by bike

Good Morning rider: discovering the town by bike

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A tour especially designed for those whom can't stop cycling. After a guided tour of the city center and a taste of our flavors you will be free to discover the town by yourself having the bike to ride until 7.00 pm. Chose your favourite bike or e-bike and unveal the beauty of "La Superba"
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.26
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$78.26

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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$71.18
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$71.18

Old Port bike Tour

Old Port bike Tour

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Hop on a bicycle and explore Genoa’s historic centre with us. You will encounter an urban city towards Art and Architecture, from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era. It has never been so easy and fun to discover Genoa by bike, so don't miss the opportunity and visit us. Bring your own camera to record everything. We will stop in a few important sites, very appreciated and visited by those who love sightseeing and breathtaking canvas. This tour was developed especially for those who cannot abandon a bicycle and really want to take a different and unique tour throughout Genoa’s downtown.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.26
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$78.26

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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$192.62
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$192.62
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do it like a local! afternoon tour from the mountains to the sea by e-bike

do it like a local! afternoon tour from the mountains to the sea by e-bike

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Ride the city on your e-bike, together we will live a tour to discover all the secrets of Genoa and to admire its beauties. From the hills to the sea for a bike ride that embraces all the facets of the Superba: the hills with breathtaking views, the historic center and its beauties, the Ligurian sea and its splendid coast.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.83
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$37.83
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Genoa Traditional Street Food and City Sightseeing Tour with Local Guide

Genoa Traditional Street Food and City Sightseeing Tour with Local Guide

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Do not miss the opportunity to marvel at the highlights of the historical centre of Genoa, while savouring the delicacies of the Ligurian cuisine and while listening to the stories that your local guide will tell you of the city. The Street Food tour of Genoa is a unique experience that will let you try the main dishes of Genoa on the go! You will meet your local guide at the Old Port of Genoa, and from here you will start you multi-sensorial experience. Enjoy some freshly fried seafood, typical of cities by the sea. Then follow the scent of basil to your next stop, where you will see how pesto is made a try some freshly made! Walk across the main squares of Genoa, Piazza San Lorenzo and Piazza De Ferrari and enjoy some typical flat bread, flavoured with oil, onions or olives. If you have a sweet tooth, this is your moment! Enjoy some Italian Gelato and a traditional Ligurian cookie called Canestrelli, in English “little baskets”. This experience will involve all five your senses!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.73
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$71.73
Price varies by group size

Discover Genoa with the electric bike

Discover Genoa with the electric bike

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Discovering Genoa with the Ebike is the best solution to visit the historic center. A unique experience suitable for everyone
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.83
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$97.83

Full-Day private tour of Portofino and Genoa

Full-Day private tour of Portofino and Genoa

Portofino is an exclusive and elegant tourist resort visited by all the celebrities of the 20th century. This town is located in a beautiful bay, which is protected from the sea. Portofino deserves more attention, walk through the city, climb up the hill to the old castle, where opens a breathtaking view of the entire Ligurian coast. All the most beautiful things in this city must be viewed from above.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$607.29
Price varies by group size
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$607.29
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Sightrunning in Genova 10 km private tour

Sightrunning in Genova 10 km private tour

Do you like running? Do you want to discover the city by going where cars and buses do not arrive? Are you ready? If you don't have shoes, I'll lend them to you (sanitized of course!). Sightrunning is a new experience that combines running and guided tour. It will allow you to discover, while running, unique landscapes, take wonderful photos and learn about the history and anecdotes of the place. I propose a visit to the best known beauties of my city and the most hidden characteristic corners, starting from Piazza de Ferrari, passing through the Castelletto esplanade overlooking the city and ending in the characteristic narrow alleys of the city. Obviously we will be able to evaluate together a personalized path.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.16
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$30.16
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The heart of Genoa

The heart of Genoa

a licensed tour guide will accompany you on a different route than usual, through the alleys of the medieval city. You will discover majestic and unexpected palaces and extraordinary works of art, commissioned and preserved in an ancient Dominican monastery. You will listen to the adventurous history of a city that has built an immense wealth on trade and the art of maritime navigation, and its cultural identity intertwined with that of the Middle East, Hispanic and Flemish.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$158.74
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$158.74
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Private Guided Tour of Genoa and De Andrè's places

Private Guided Tour of Genoa and De Andrè's places

Thematic visit. The ideal itinerary to explore the places connected to De Andrè, such as Via del Campo, Museo dei Cantautori and the Maddalena District, where you can taste traditional sweets in a typical shop, the covered walkways in Sottoripa, and then stop at a bench in “Via al mare Fabrizio De André” where you will admire the Porto Antico Area. You will proceed to Piazza De Ferrari and Teatro Carlo Felice where the singer-songwriter had an unforgettable concert. Visit of Latteria Igea, meeting point of the most famous Genoese singer-songwriters. Free lunch. In the afternoon, private transfer to Sant'Ilario district where you will visit the old train station from the "Bocca di Rosa" song, and a sculture shaped as a book, dedicated to the protagonist of one of Faber's most loved songs. Finally, visit of Villa Saluzzi Brombini from the outside where his family lived for a while, and then Boccadasse, a place that De Andrè loved very much
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$406.61
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$406.61
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Private Walking Tour discovering the Ancient Trades of Genoa

Private Walking Tour discovering the Ancient Trades of Genoa

This thematic visit will lead you to the discovery of the history and traditions of Genoa among unforgettable colors, flavors and scents. Your guide will take you to the large historic center: Piazza De Ferrari, Doge’s Palace, Carlo Felice Opera Theatre, Columbus' House (exterior), Porta Soprana and the splendid San Lorenzo Cathedral. We will visit Strada Nuova, which is now called Via Garibaldi, and after crossing the suggestive "caruggi" of the historical center, we will arrive in Piazza Banchi and the Porto Antico area. Free lunch. In the afternoon visit of some historical shops of the historical center of the old "Zena" (Genoa, in Genoese dialect), where you will discover Genoese craftsmanship and food and wine delicacies with tasting of typical sweets. The visit will end at the "Mercato Orientale", a market in Via XX Settembre where you will walk between the market stalls full of local products and spices.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$268.64
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$268.64
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Private Tour through the Banks of Genoa with Tasting

Private Tour through the Banks of Genoa with Tasting

The ideal itinerary to explore the city history, which is connected to trade, banks, and money. This tour starts from Palazzo San Giorgio, which became the headquarters of the first Italian modern bank, the Banco San Giorgio, in 1407. We proceed to the Porto Antico Area, then to Piazza Bianchi and the Loggia dei Mercanti, the first stock market dating back to the end of XVI century. Nearby we will visit a typical shop where you will enjoy a delicious tasting of trofie with pesto sauce and pansoti with walnuts sauce. In the afternoon we will visit Piazza San Matteo, which was the curial square of the powerful Doria family, Palazzo Doria, home of the Fondazione Carige, and Palazzo Spinola, home of the Banco di Sardegna. The visit will lead us to Via Garibaldi, symbol of the Golden Century of Genoa, where many stately homes became headquarters of modern banks. The tour ends in Piazza de Ferrari, where the liberty building of the Nuova Borsa is located
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$293.06
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$293.06
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Private 3-hour Walking Tour of Genoa with official tour guide

Private 3-hour Walking Tour of Genoa with official tour guide

Enjoy this private walking tour of Genoa with your private tour guide. During this private tour you will get to know the most emblematic sites of the city, which has a lot of hidden gems that your private official tour guide will show you. The city has been declared by the UNESCO as a world heritage site. Amongst other monuments and sights you can get to know during this private tour of Genova: Port of Genoa Bassilica of San Lorenzo Stroll along the “Strade Nuove” (UNESCO world heritage site) Royal Palace Torre della Lanterna Get to visit one of the largest aquariums in Europe Much more! At the end of the tour, your private guide will drop you off in a central place in Genoa.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$161.66
Price varies by group size
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$161.66
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3 Hours Private Walking Tour of Genoa

3 Hours Private Walking Tour of Genoa

The tour has been tailor made for cruise passengers who don't want to miss the "must-see", even with a limited amount of time. Anyway, the attractions listed can be changed upon request: we can skip or add one or more, or dedicate more attention to a specific subject (Middle Ages, trade & finance, music, etc)
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.96
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$180.96
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Discover Genoa, old town walking tour with aperitivo

Discover Genoa, old town walking tour with aperitivo

• Get the best of Genova in a 2h30 walking tour and discover the "top things to see" with a final Aperitivo • Listen to the history, curiosities, and how locals live here with a Genoese wonderful certified guide, in your language • Don't get lost in the widest historical center in Europe but be guided in the discovery of the maritime and noble soul of one of the most stunning cities in Italy
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$71.18
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$71.18

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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$5.47
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$5.47

Walking tour among the villages and flavors of Genoese street food

Walking tour among the villages and flavors of Genoese street food

Walk with a tour guide through the typical alleys and villages of Genoa. Go through a labyrinth of flavors and aromas, to create the perfect taste itinerary. Hear the history of the city, taste some delicacies in an authentic version in places that only the Genoese know. The focaccia, so unique that it ranks as a World Heritage Site, freshly baked in the best bakery in the city. Eat the Farinata, the salty chickpea pie, thin and tasty. Taste slowly the pànera, the coffee parfait typical of the provincial capital. Discover other ancient recipes handed down from generation to generation, such as in the historic and award-winning artisan chocolate and confectionery workshop in the center, a real gem.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.56
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$67.56
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Best of Genoa private walking tour

Best of Genoa private walking tour

Genoa is one of the most charming and beautiful cities in Italy. Art, food, and beautiful streets make it a must-see destination if you are in Italy! Its historical center is the largest in Europe and you will enjoy seeing the ancient and renaissance buildings, which display the virtue of the history of this city. Meet your guide at Genoa Cruise Ship Port or in the lobby of your hotel. Your guide will take you to the oldest part of the historic center of Genoa. You will see all main sights: Via Garibaldi, De Ferrari Square, Columbus’ house, and the medieval alleyways between the cathedral and the old port. In the end, your guide will leave you in one of the restaurants to enjoy the local cuisine or accompany you on your way back to your hotel or port.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$338.06
Price varies by group size
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$338.06
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Should I book Piazza de Ferrari tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Piazza de Ferrari can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 28 Piazza de Ferrari tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Piazza de Ferrari 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Piazza de Ferrari costs USD 5.47. Guided Piazza de Ferrari tours start around USD 5.47 per person. See all 28 Piazza de Ferrari tickets and tours on Viator.
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