Tours & activities by CiaoMilano from Viator

  • Location: Milan, Italy
  • Duration: 12 hours (approx.)
From EUR 119.00

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See the best of the Italian Riviera on your Genoa and Portofino full-day trip from Milan! After a guided walking tour of Genoa, explore the best bits of these contrasting coastal towns at your leisure. Combine maritime history at Genoa with glamorous Portofino seaside scenery on this memorable day trip from Milan!

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
Leave Milan early in the morning and enjoy a comfortable two-hour drive by luxury coach to the coastal town of Genoa (known in Italian as Genova), approximately two hours south of Milan. As the birthplace of Sir Christopher Columbus, Genoa has an interesting history, and you’ll learn all about the city's intriguing past during a two-hour guided walking tour. Known locally as ‘La Superba’ (the ‘Superb One’), Genoa boasts a rich maritime history and countless landmarks!

After your Genoa walking tour, spend some time exploring independently. Your guide can offer recommendations for a relaxing lunch (own expense) or you can decide to check out more Genoa attractions. Some of the fascinating sites you could visit include the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town, Piazza de Ferrari and the Palace of the Doges.

In the afternoon, continue to Santa Margherita Ligure, just southeast of Genoa. This beautiful, old-fashioned seaside town sits on a part of the coast known as the Dolphin Gulf, named for the schools of dolphins often seen in the area. Here, take a scenic boat ride across the gulf to the fishing village of Portofino.

Spend approximately two hours exploring Portofino at your leisure, and discover the beauty of this small resort featuring a stunning harbor and pastel-colored waterfront houses. Favored as a holiday destination by Italy's rich and famous, Portofino is the ideal place to people spot or simply soak up the scenery. Head to Castello Brown, the city’s 16th-century castle. If you visit on a clear day, you'll be rewarded with views across the Mediterranean Sea of the lush mountains of Corsica.

Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Central Milan
Departure Time:
7:30am
Duration:
12 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Pricing information

Genoa and Portofino Day Trip from Milan

Genoa and Portofino Day Trip from Milan
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Inclusions:
  • Professional guide
  • 2-hour Genoa walking tour
  • Roundtrip boat ride from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
    Exclusions:
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Entrance fees to attractions
    Additional Information:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
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    Cancellation Policy

    If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

    Traveler Reviews

    Reviewed by: lutib, Australia, September 2016

    This was a very nice tour with around 22 people. All was explained very well, the guide both on the bus and in Genoa were very good. Great boat trip to Portofino. Be prepared for crowds and heat. The boat can be very hot inside and if on deck take sunscreen or you will sunburnt for sure.

    Reviewed by: Cris, September 2016

    Genoa was a quaint little town with a very rich history and culture..and we enjoyed Portofino a lot! :