GE4 - Genoa and Portofino

  • DURATION 8 HOURS
  • AVAILABLE EVERYDAY OF THE YEAR

Driving through Genoa, “la Superba” you’ll be mesmerized to see Christopher Colombo’s house near the main entrance of the city, Piazza della Vittoria, Piazza De Ferrari, Carlo Felice which is the Opera House, Saint Lawrence’s Cathedral, and Palazzo Ducale.

Then the ancient historical centre which is the largest in Europe, on to Gallery Mazzini and then Via Aurea, Via Garibaldi. We’ll drive up the hilly road to see the incredible view from Castelletto. We must not forget the Royal Palace, then Prince Andrea Doria’s Palace near is the Porto Antico where the largest Aquarium in Europe is located. Then we’ll leave Genoa driving along the coast.

We’ll stop in Recco to taste delicious Focaccia al formaggio (typical melted cheese bread) and then Camogli old fishermen’s village. Driving uphill through olive trees and elegant villas, we’ll reach Ruta with its panorama of Genoa’s gulf. We’ll go through the elegant streets of Santa Margherita with fashionable shopping centre.

Finally we’ll arrive in Portofino, the pearl of the Italian Riviera, visiting the Splendido Hotel with the wonderful view on the bay. And why not have lunch on La Piazzetta, the vip’s meeting point in a typical seafood restaurant. At the end of the day we’ll go back to Genoa.

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Highlights

Genoa

Christopher Colombo’s

Palazzo Ducale

Gallery Mazzin

Royal Palace

Prince Andrea Doria’s Palace

Largest Aquarium in Europe

Recco

Focaccia al formaggio (typical melted cheese bread)

Camogli

Santa Margherita

Portofino

NOTES


Our English speaking drivers have been trained to offer our clients a running commentary of the major highlights of each tour. Due to strict Italian laws and regulations that protect officially licensed guides, our drivers can only comment and explain the sights from inside the vehicle and are not allowed to do so once outside of it. If you would like someone to walk the sites or give commentary within major landmarks, private guides are available for hire at an additional cost. Each driver will also be happy to suggest fine restaurants for an authentic dining experience during your day of touring.

Cost

  • € 5001-2 Passengers (Sedan)
  • € 5503-4 Passengers (Sedan/Minivan)
  • € 6005-6 Passengers (Minivan)
  • € 6507-8 Passengers (Minivan)
  • € 9509-10 Passengers (Minibus)

  • Extra pax charged at 50 Euro per person

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Please note that all rates quoted include all taxes, vehicle and driver, highway tolls, car fuel and parking but exclude lunch, entrance tickets and guides in sites unless stated otherwise on this page. Payments should be made in U.S. Dollars, Euro, traveler's check or personal checks.

There is a mandatory City Tax charged for Minibuses and Buses ONLY entering the City. These additional charges will be added to the final quote and shown above.