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Days Out: Trips & Tours
Days Out: Trips & Tours - 16 Listings
Abbazia di San Fruttoso
A Benedictine abbey dating back to the medieval period between Camogli and Portofino (GE). With a bookshop and restaurant for visitors.
Alta Via dei Monti Liguri
An excursion route covering 400 kilometres and running from Ventimiglia to La Spezia. Trails are well sign posted and walks last a few hours or 1-2 days.
Area Marina Protetta di Portofino
Portofino marine nature reserve spanning the length of the Camogli, Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure coast. Home to red coral and species of dolphin. With fishing, swimming, diving and yachting opportunities.
Ghost town destroyed by an earthquake in 1887 and later occupied by artists in the 1960's. Today it has become an international artist's village.
Galleria di Palazzo Bianco
The "White Palace" is Genoa's finest stately home. The building now houses an impressive art collection amassed by the duchess of Galliera. At Via Garibaldi 11, Genoa (GE).
- Tel: 010 557 2057
Giardini Botanici Hanbury
A collection of ornamental, medicinal, and fruit species from all over the world opened in 1867 by the English Hanbury family.
- Visit website
- Tel: 0184 229 852
Golfo dei Poeti Maritime Consortium
For tourist trips boats along the west Ligurian coastline. From the villages of La Spezia, Lerici and Portovenere to the villages of the Cinque Terre. At Via Don Minzoni 13, 19121 La Spezia (SP).
Half and full-day guided (walking or by coach) tours of Genova and the Riviera in English, German or Italian. Itinerary assistance, night tours and tours by yacht also available.
The principality of Monaco borders Imperia and is home to the Grand Casino in Monte Carlo, as well as tropical gardens and the prince's palace.
Parchi di Nervi
An amalgamation of the gardens of the Groppallo, Serra and Grimaldi villas, which together with the Villa Brignole Sale (Duchessa di Galliera), make up the largest green area in Genoa. The area's home to numerous tame squirrels. At Via Capolungo, Genoa.
- Tel: 010 565 966
Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere
Porto Venere regional park with coasts, caves and vegetation to explore. The park is surrounded by three islands and its Grotta dei Colombi date back to the prehistoric era.
Parco Nazionale delle Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre National Park- a UNESCO world heritage site with bays and small beaches, medieval towns and sanctuaries. In the province of La Spezia extending from Tramonti in the east to Monterosso in the west.
Rustico Cooking Tour
Week-long tours of the Italian Riviera for those passionate about Italian cooking and culture. Tour includes accommodation at a four star hotel in Rapallo and day trips to Camogli and Portofino. See the website for contact details.
Servizio Marittimo del Tigullio
Whale and dolphin watching excursions departing from Sestri Levante, Lavagna, Chiavari, Rapallo and Santa Margherita Ligure.
Trasporti Marittimi Turistici Golfo Paradiso
Regular year round ferry service between Camogli and Punta Chiappa and San Fruttuoso. As well as mini cruises to the Cinque Terre and Portovenere. At Via Scalo 2, 16032 Camogli (GE).
- Visit website
- Tel: 0185 772 091
Villa Beuca Botanic Gardens
Gardens featuring local as well as international plants organised across 34,000 square metres. Open Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the year. Villaggio Olandese, 16016 Cogoleto (GE).
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