The miracles of Genova – walking tour (starts by train from La Spezia)
Colorful houses sitting on the Ligurian seaside. You’ve probably seen pictures of the 5 villages. Now it’s time to take a train into this vibrant paradise. Take a stroll through Garibaldi street. Enter the Palace of San Giorgio – walk and breathe Italian royalty. The Gothic Cathedral of San Lorenzo is nearby. A 12th-century medieval masterpiece. Get a glimpse of national treasure at the Treasury Museum. Do you know which famous explorer has a house nearby? Ever heard of the word Doge? All of these questions will be happily answered by our local guide. Get the colorful adventure that you’ve been craving. Ride and walk the Cinque Terre to a magical wonderland!
- Professional local tour guide
- Train ticket daily card- 16€/person.
Route & Duration
Take a stroll on one of the streets built by the Genoese aristocracy during the Renaissance and admire constructions of grand city palaces and suburban villas. Several places in the street are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.
The Palace of San Giorgio
Visit a place of historic significance and learn about its connection to Marco Polo, prisoners, and banking. Admire its Renaissance-style facade decorated with exquisite frescoes while listening to the fascinating stories about the palace.
The Gothic Cathedral of San Lorenzo
In the heart of Genoa, in the square of San Lorenzo lies a beautiful Gothic cathedral, named after San Lorenzo, an Italian saint and martyr. Explore the uniqness of its decor distinguished by black and white columns outside and inside.
The Treasury Museum
You will be impressed by this underground museum. The Treasury Museum of St. Lorenzo Cathedral holds a collection of gold, silver, glass artifacts of both artistic and historic importance.
Nowadays a center for cultural events and art exhibitions, the Doge’s Palace was once the home of the Doges of Genoa. Don't miss a chance to visit one o the historic symbols of the city of Genoa.
Christopher Columbus House
Visit the reconstructed house in which the world-famous Christopher Columbus grew up. Nowadays the serves as a museum dedicated to the great Italian explorer and navigator.
Porta Soprana Gate
Porta Soprana with its two tall towers is often called one of the symbols of the city. You will be visiting an ancient entrance gate to Genoa which was used by everyone who came to the city from the East.
The Central Square/ Central Rooms
Walk to the heart of the city - The Central Square. Explore the place with the renowned fountain and surrounding buildings of various functions such as office buildings, banks and more.
You have to pay extra for the train (for example, daily card- 16€/person).
The main entrance of La Spezia Centrale railway station (19122 La Spezia, SP, Italy) See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.