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Tour of Genoa and Day Trip to Portofino from Genoa

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide near the aquarium in Genoa to begin your tour of this fascinating city.

    Begin your tour in the ancient harbor. Learn how Genoa was once one of the most powerful maritime republics in what is now Italy. Hear about the renovations to this historic harbor in the early 1990s by famed Italian architect, Renzo Piano.

    Walk with your guide through the maze of streets in the historic center – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – to see the highlights of this bustling and charming city.

    Take a break for lunch at midday (own expense), and then climb into an air-conditioned coach for the trip to Portofino. Travel along the Tigullio Gulf and keep an eye out for some of the dolphins that are frequently seen in this body of water. Arrive in Santa Margherita Ligure and transfer to a boat for the final leg of the journey to Portofino.

    Wander the lanes, lined with colorful houses. Admire the serene setting of a town that has been attracting wealthy and famous vacationers – as well as inspiring poets and artists – for centuries.

    At the end of your time in Portofino, head back to Genoa by boat.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Galata Museo del Mare, Calata Ansaldo De Mari, 1, 16126 Genova GE, Italy
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Duration
    9h
    Return Details
    Porto Antico di Genova, 16128, Italy
    Inclusions
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • English speaking guide
    • Roundtrip boat ride from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino
    • 2-hour Genoa walking tour
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova
    • Entry/Admission - Castello Brown
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Times subjected to organization and/or traffic problem.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 39 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Excellent use of time. Genoa guide was excellent giving a rich overview of Genoa’s history. Tour was a great way to identify which areas and places t come back to visit in the following days. Tour guide also provided colorful highlights of Genoa’s culture.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Frederick H
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