GENOA CITY TOUR

//GENOA CITY TOUR

GENOA CITY TOUR

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Our open bus tours link the following attractions throughout the city centre: the Aquarium, the Porto Antico area, Nunziata Square, Via Garibaldi, Fontane Marose Square, De Ferrari Square, The House of C. Columbus, Corvetto Square, Vittoria Square and the Commenda di Prè.
Our buses have a see through pull-up cover, which can be used in case of bad weather conditions, to guarantee full visibility of the surroundings.

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Description

Departure from Piazza Caricamento opposite the Aquarium from 10 am to 5 pm, the tour takes 45 minutes

  • Adult  12.00
  • Children (5 to 12 years old)  6.00
  • Groups (over 10 people)  10.00

We offer special tours for groups of over 20 people throughout the year, in addition to the standard 45 minutes tour. These tours include the standard tour with the addition of Castello d’Albertis and Boccadasse and have an audio commentary in 6 different languages.

We also organize different tours on request to give groups the possibility of visiting Genoa’s historic city, always available with commentary.

Our buses are 8 m long and have 32 seats. Their small size allows them to reach hardly accessible spots like Castello d’Albertis.  Thanks to single-use headphones, it is possible to listen to the commentary, available in 6 languages (Italian, English, French, German, Spanish and Russian), which will explain Genoas’ history whilst stopping by the various monuments and points of interest.

Upon request, we can pick-up groups directly at different hotels, free of charge.

Standard Tour

1. Aquarium and Porto Antico
Genoa’s Aquarium is located in the area of the Porto Antico and is Europe’s largest Aquarium, with over 10.000 specimen.

2. Piazza della Nunziata
This square is on the edge of the ancient heart of the city with prestigious buildings such as Palazzo dei Rolli and the Baroque Church of S.S. ANNUNZIATA DEL VASTATO.

3. Via Garibaldi
This street is located in the magnificent aristocratic district of Strada Nuova, built in the XVI century. It offers an extraordinary tour through Palazzi dei Rolli, splendid private residences that, since 1576, welcomed the many illustrious guests of the Republic of Genoa.

4. Piazza Fontane Marose
Large and important square in the city center, surrounded by numerous elegant palaces, declared World Heritage by UNESCO

5. Piazza De Ferrari

The largest square in the historic city centre, which marks the border between the old part of the city and the modern city. On the square and its immediate surroundings, we can find the ancient Palazzo Ducale, which houses various Exhibitions throughout the year, the Carlo Felice Theater, Theatre of the Opera, the nineteenth-century palaces of Via XX Settembre and the splendid fountain.

6. The House of C. Columbus
The current building was built at the end of the seventeenth century on the remains of the house where Cristoforo Colombo was believed to have been born. Right behind it, one can find Porta Soprana, the city gate that guarded the east entrance to the city.

7. Piazza Corvetto
A Nineteenth-century square, dominated by Villetta Dinegro and the Equestrian statue of Vittorio Emanuele. As in the XIX century, this is an important crossroads today.

8. Piazza della Vittoria
It is one of the largest squares in the city. It was built in the ’30s and it is dominated by the Arc of Triumph, which stands right in the centre.

9. Commenda di Prè
It is a very old building with a beautiful loggia dating back to the 1180 and was built as a support for pilgrims returning from the Holy Land

For special tours, on request:

10. Boccadasse
Boccadasse is an ancient fishing village with a special charm. Its old houses and narrow streets have inspired numerous poets and songwriters. It owes its name to the shape of the inlet where it is located which looks like a “böcca d’äse”, a donkey mouth in Genoese.

11. Castello D’Albertis
It is an elegant neo-gothic building that dominates the city, overlooking the port from the hill of Monte Galletto. The castle is enriched by collections of precious findings from all over the world, which the Captain d’Albertis brought home from his journeys.

Buying city-tour bus ticket you can get a discount on the entrance to the following museums and attractions:

“MUSEI DI STRADA NUOVA” 9.00 € 7.00 €
Castello d’Albertis 6.00 € 3.00 €
Commenda di Pré 5.00 € 3.00 €
“Dialogo nel buio” 10.00 € 7.00 €
GAM 6.00 € 3.00 €
WOLFSONIANA 5.00 € 3.00 €