Guided tour

Genoa: Discover the secrets with a Storyteller

4.9 / 5

12 reviews

Activity provider: SoulofGenoa

Genoa: Discover the secrets with a Storyteller

Activity provider: SoulofGenoa

From US$ 39.13 per person

Travel through time with the Storyteller and discover the most secret and charming places in the oldest part of the historical center of Genoa.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Listen to original stories about Genoa sung by the Storyteller
  • Discover the most charming spots in one of the biggest historical centers in Europe
  • Learn about Genoa's glorious past
Full description

Explore the picturesque medieval district of Carmine where you'll listen to a song about the lively atmosphere of the past and then you'll admire the beautiful Renaissance noble palaces in Via Lomellini. Pass by Sottoripa, a historical street where trade began to flourish since the Middle Ages. Stop by the Embriaci Tower, the tallest in Genoa, and visit the colorful square of Campopisano where you'll listen to other songs about legends and important historical facts.

Walk along the legendary Redbeard walls and learn about history through music and finally get to Porta Soprana, one of the gates of the old town, very close to Christopher Colombus house.

  • Guide
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet your guide next to the entrance of Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato. Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled start time.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 12 reviews

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September 1, 2022

Great trip. Very different than a normal tour which is what makes it so good. We saw parts of the city and learnt facts that we would never have found on our own. Alessandro was awesome. Highly recommended.

June 30, 2022

Nice and different afternoon with an engaging minstrel. Thanks!

February 12, 2022

Product ID: 401411