Unexpected beauties in the town of Cristopher Columbus
Half day tour (3 hours). We'll have a panoramic drive through the most elegant district and photo stop in Castelletto, for a stunning view over the town. The tour continues with drop on and drop off in the most beautiful spots : Via Garibaldi, heart of the Unesco site with the richness of its "Palazzi", their frescoes and gilded decorations, Piazza De Ferrari, elegant architecture of the 20th C. ; Columbus's house (Yes! He was born here. . . ); Palazzo Ducale, the Cathedral and its treasures, Palazzo San Giorgio, A little stroll between the old typycal alleyways will make you feel the charm of the largest medioeval city center of Europe. Upon request a "cappuccino" stop or local food & wine taste can be arranged, not to live the place without knowing the famous Focaccia or Pesto sauce. We will end up with a visit of the district of Nervi, before continuing to your hotel in Santa Margherita Ligure.
From your meeting point, we'll drive through the elegant area of "castelletto" to the panoramic Stop. Then we'll reach the city center : Via Garibaldi, De Ferrari Square, Columbus' house, and the medieval alleyways between the cathedral and the old port.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meeting point can be arranged in the port if you are on a cruise, in your hotel, at the train station, or in Piazza Caricamento, near the old port, the main touristic hub.
End location: Upon request we can end back where we started, or where needed if you continue your stay in Genoa.
Duration: 3 hours
Extra hours if requested; starting time can be arranged as needed.
Private car with professional driver, 2 people; Minivan required up to 7 people, ask for prices. New, clean and air coonditioned cars.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 euro - food and wine taste if requested.
I'm not a trakking guide, I'm not a driver- guide.
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Excellent overall tour! Natascia is very knowledgeable and a super tour guide!!