Explore the magic old town:
– Caruggi (typical genovese narrows)
– Gothic San Lorenzo Cathedral
– Palazzo Ducale
– Carlo Felice Opera House
– Via Garibaldi
Discover the charm of the old town of Genoa evry weekend.
Genoa is one of the largest historic centre in Europe, replete with curiosities and endless mysteries.
The tour sets off from the TIC – Tourist Information Office in the Old Port area – Palazzina S. Maria and winds its way through Genoa’s narrow “caruggi” (alleyways) and ancient squares.
Some of the main points of interest include the Cathedral, Palazzo Ducale and the Carlo Felice Opera House.
The tour ends with a visit to the “Strada Nuova” (Via Garibaldi), UNESCO World Heritage Site. Finally, visitors enjoy a free admission for an independent tour of the Strada Nuova Museums, Genoa’s main museum hub, boasting a rich collection of masterpieces by Italian and foreign artists from the 15th to 19th centuries – with a significant number of works from the Genoese and Flemish schools – along with historical furnishings that once belonged to the Brignole-Sale family, Paganini’s violin, and the ceramics, coins, weights and measures of the old Republic of Genoa.
At the end of the route the guide will introduce the Musei di Strada Nuova and the participants will continue the visit individually. The visit inside the Museum will have to be done within the day.
Dress code: shoulders and knees have to be covered to enter inside the churches.
During hot days wear a hat to protect yourself from the sun.
Wear comfortable shoes, preferably with rubber sole.
Food & Drinks are not included.
Entrance Hall of Palazzo Rosso, Via Garibaldi 18
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