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Genoa: 2.5-Hour Private Guided Tour of Music Traditions

Genoa: 2.5-Hour Private Guided Tour of Music Traditions

From US$ 232.88 per group up to 2

Through this 2.5-hour private tour led by a local guide, you will discover the historic center of Genoa through the places, squares and the palaces that relate to the great musicians who have visited and lived in the city.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Discover the old harbor ("porto antico"), the ancient and most fascinating part of the Port of Genoa
  • Walk to Piazza Bianchi, the "theater" of a notorious murder, the one of the great musician Alessandro Stradella
  • Exolore Piazza Campetto and spot the typical bar where Giuseppe Verdi used to go
  • Cross Galleria Mazzini, Genoa's favorite meeting place for artists and intellectuals until the beginning of the 20th-century
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Explore Genoa from a different perspective - your expert local guide will take you through a fascinating itinerary to discover the places that represent the great music tradition of the city together with the famous characters who have visited and lived there. Starting from the renovated old harbor, you will walk to Piazza Banchi, the site where the great musician and composer Alessandro Stradella was murdered for love affairs. The tour will then continue until you reach Piazza Campetto, where you can spot the historical coffee "Klainguti," attended by the famous Giuseppe Verdi. Admire the beautiful Ducal Palace while you walk to reach Galleria Mazzini - this is where the artists and intellectuals of Genoa used to meet until the beginning of the 20th-century. The visit will continue towards Via Garibaldi, one of the most monumental streets of the city, loved by famous musicians, most of all the great Wagner. Just one tip: you might want to bring your camera along.
  • Tour led by an expert local guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance to museums, churches and palaces
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Calata Mandraccio, Genova, Italy. Meet your guide next to the restaurant I Tre Merli.

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  • Please note that this tour does not include entrance to sites which require an entrance fee
  • The tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of an exceptionally heavy rain, the tour may be cancelled and you will be given a full refund
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June 10, 2019

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