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Genoa: Guided Gourmet Food Tour with Tastings

Product ID: 337271
Discover the gastronomical wonders of Genoa on this walking tour through the charming downtown area. With a guide, visit a selection of gourmet eateries to sample local delicacies and produce including pizza, pasta, ice cream, coffee, cake, and more.
About this activity
Duration: 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Taste the very best produce Genoa has to offer
  • Discover the city from a different perspective
  • Visit historic eateries, modern cafes, and trendy restaurants
  • Try an array of traditional delicacies and drinks
Full description
Meet your friendly guide at the Neptune Galleon then set out on a food-lovers walking tour through the charming streets of Genoa. The tour takes you to a number of historic eateries, modern cafes, and trendy restaurants where you can sample the true gastronomic wonders of this city.

During the tour, get a sense of authentic Genoese life whilst mingling with the locals and listening to stories about the city’s history and culinary culture.

Tastings on offer:
Focaccia and a cappuccino - a typical Genoese breakfast. Try dipping your focaccia into the cappuccino, which offers a unique sweet and salty taste.

Gourmet pizza - served soft, thick, and flavored with fresh local toppings.

Focaccia with cheese - two very thin layers of dough filled with Stracchino cheese.

Pasta with pesto - made using an authentic recipe of fresh, local basil and pine nuts.

Traditional Genoese cake - visit the original pastry shop that invented this cake and let the pudding speak for itself.

Artisan ice cream - taste the best artisan gelato in town, offering both traditional and innovative flavors.

Gourmet coffee - a delicious coffee, garnished with tasty ingredients, suitable for all palates.
  • At least 5 food stops
  • Local Italian/English-speaking guide
  • Water, wine, beer, or soft drinks
  • Walking tour
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of Neptune Galleon.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• The tour will last about 3.5-hours
• The tour's start time is 11:15 AM (Monday to Saturday)
• The tour will requires a minimum of 2 people to operate and will have a maximum of 10. If the minimum number of guests is not reached, you can reschedule to another time or date
• You will receive at least one serving at each stop as well as water, wine, beer, or soft drinks
• Children under 5-years-old are free of charge
• Please note that the tour is always run in English and Italian. Spanish and French-speaking guides can be made available upon request