Half-day guided tour through the streets of Genoa



A short stroll through the largest historic centre in Europe, discovering the “caruggi” (the typical narrow streets in the old city.

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  • Price and place

    • Meeting point: Piazza De ferrari, in front of Carlo Felice Opera House
    • Price details Price per person valid for a group made up by a minimun of 8
Price 15,00 €
  • Schedule and Useful Info

    • The tour includes Private guide
    • Additional info Walking Tour. Time of pick up can change upon request.
    • Schedule Duration: 3 hours on foot. Starting point da piazza De Ferrari - with the Opera House Carlo Felice and the liberty stock-exchange. A few steps and we find the Ducal Palace, ancient seat of the city government - now used for temporary art exhibitions - and the Jesuit Church, rich baroque building hosting works by Guido Reni and Rubens. Not far away, is the medieval Soprana Gate, Columbus Home and the Cathedral, gorgeous gothic-romanesque church, where tradition wants the Holy Graal to be preserved.  In the neighbourhood is the medieval square S. Matteo, a typical example of genoese noble quarter.

      Onwards to piazza Campetto and Via degli Orefici, an area of ancient fascination, rich in workshops and old confectioners’.

      The tour takes to Banchi, once thriving marketplace and seat of the ancient moneychangers, today overlooked by the typical church of S. Peter, with painted facade, and  livened up by the numerous stalls.

      The tour is nearly to its end, with S. George palace, where it is said the notable prisoner Marco Polo dictated his Milione. Right opposite is the Expo’, the Old Port, restored by Renzo Piano in 1992, nowadays the most touristic area in the city, with the Aquarium, the Bigo and  the Citta’ dei Bambini (Children’s town).
      It is possible to extend the visit with a short panoramic bus tour, leading to the  viewpoint Castelletto and to the sea promenade (coach not included, price to be given)
    • Terms and conditions CANCELLATIONS: 100% penalty for cancellation within 72h before service date.
      Cancellations must be sent via mail to the supplier and Albatravel will have to confirm the receipt of the request.
      (BOOKING OFFICE OPENING TIMES: from Monday to Friday from 09.30 am to 07.00 pm italian time).
      Emergency contact: 0039 348 8712742
      NO SHOW: 100% penalty.
      VOUCHERS: Clients should arrive at Albatravel meeting point 15 minutes before tour departing time with tour’s voucher, showing Albatravel voucher. No refund will be granted for following circumstances: no show of clients at tour’s departing time, in case clients get lost during the tour and in case clients decide to leave the tour before its end.
    • Total duration 3 hours

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