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.