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Savona: Pelagos Sanctuary Wildlife Cruise with Guide

Savona: Pelagos Sanctuary Wildlife Cruise with Guide

On this guided search for cetaceans cruise, we will enter the Pelagos Sanctuary to discover the species that inhabit it. It is important to know that the search for cetaceans in the waters of the Sanctuary requires patient monitoring and observation of the surface. Remebering that WILD animals are sought and there are neither times nor established points to meet them. Obviously, you are looking for wild animals and therefore you are not sure of spotting them. This excursion takes place in the open sea, very far from the coast, it is important if it is your first experience or you are subject to seasickness that you take the right precautions. During the approximately 3-hour excursion, accompanied by a naturalist guide, we will go in search of the cetaceans that live in the Ligurian Sea. This sanctuary, which extends from the French coast to the north of Sardinia up to Tuscany, is a marine protected area in the Mediterranean where there is a massive concentration of cetaceans, thanks above all to the abundance of food.

Savona: Pelagos Sanctuary Guided Cetacean Watching Tour

Savona: Pelagos Sanctuary Guided Cetacean Watching Tour

Explore the beautiful Pelagos Sanctuary, and see some of the sanctuary's marine species, including fin whales, sperm whales, bottlenose dolphins, and more. Enjoy the atmosphere of the sanctuary and learn from a marine biologist guide. Arrive on the boat and receive an introductory briefing about the Pelagos Sanctuary from your expert marine biologist guide. Learn more about the sanctuary's history and conservation programs and the cetacean species that populate it, including fin whales, sperm whales, Cuvier’s beaked whales, bottlenose dolphins, and more. Set sail on the open sea and reach some of the most favorable locations to spot various species of marine mammals in their natural habitat. Wait in anticipation of spotting a distant breach, or a jump that announces the arrival of a pod of dolphins. Approach the aquatic mammals by boat (In full compliance with the directives aimed at not causing disturbance to the inhabitants) and catch amazing sights of them frolicking in their natural habitat. Learn more about the curiosities of the species with your expert guide. Appreciate the sights of these beautiful creatures while the biologists explain more about the diet and behavior of the observed species. Go in search of other marine species within the sanctuary. Feel free to ask the guides plenty of questions and learn about the vital work undertaken to protect native marine life.

Albenga: Le Caravelle Water Park Open Date Entrance Ticket

Albenga: Le Caravelle Water Park Open Date Entrance Ticket

Purchase your ticket for the Le Caravalle water park in advance. Explore an area of 80,000 square meters, including games for adults and children. Enjoy 15 slides, a wave pool, beach volleyball courts, and a wellness area. Take a break and have a refreshing fun in this fantastic water park in Liguria. If you're hungry, stop by the self-service sandwich shop to buy typical Ligurian products, such as Ligurian focaccia. Make sure not to miss the "aquadance", the only disco in the water in Italy.

Savona: Traditional Food Tour

Savona: Traditional Food Tour

Enjoy a walking tour of Savona and experience the best food the city has to offer. Meet your knowledgeable, food-loving guide and set off on your culinary adventure throughout the city. During the course of the day you will get to sample local delicacies at the eateries that rank amongst the favorites for the locals. Your guide will choose the best dishes to introduce you to the traditions of Savona and suggest the best restaurants. You will taste some of the following specialties on your Savona Food Tour (according to products availability): Panissa: a crispy crust, made with chickpea flour. Excellent fried and served with traditional white bread. Farinata: a delicious chickpea pancake cooked in a flaming oven. The best one is soft in the center with a light crispy coating. Characteristic of the city of Savona is the white variety, with wheat flour. You will have the chance to taste both of them! Pasta with Pesto: the authentic recipe of classic Basil Pesto sauce, made of local fresh basil and pine nuts! Fresh Ligurian Fish: the best "Fritto Misto" in town! Highly recommended! Classic Focaccia: taste the original! Typical from Genoa with local extra-virgin olive oil. Ice cream or dessert: taste the typical and delicious Amaretti di Sassello or the best artisanal ice cream in Savona! Caffè: Italian coffee ritual expects you to end your meal with an Espresso Coffee.

From Milan: Beach day in Liguria - the Italian summer!

From Milan: Beach day in Liguria - the Italian summer!

Full day on Liguria, you have the whole day free to be able to stay at sea and enjoy the sun! We start in the morning from the established points, after about 2 and a half hours on the road we arrive at the sea in the different locations depending on the date chosen, take advantage of about 9 hours of sea/beach, and then return to the city! **IMPORTANT TO KNOW --> The group will be left in the free beach area, then you are free to stay on the free beach for free or go to the private beach (not included) DEPARTURE CALENDAR: *Sunday 09 June --> NOLI *Sunday 16 June --> SESTRI LEVANTE *Sunday 23 June --> BERGEGGI *Sunday 30 June --> SPOTORNO *Sunday 07 July --> BERGEGGI *Sunday 14 July --> NOLI *Sunday 21 July --> SESTRI LEVANTE *Sunday 28 July --> SPOTORNO *Sunday 04 August --> NOLI *Sunday 11 August --> SESTRI *Sunday 18 August --> SAVONA *Sunday 25 August --> NOLI *Sunday 01 September --> BERGEGGI

Varazze: Pelagos Sanctuary Wildlife Cruise with Guide

Varazze: Pelagos Sanctuary Wildlife Cruise with Guide

In this guided cruise in search of cetaceans, we will enter the Pelagos sanctuary to discover the species that live in it. It is important to know that the search for cetaceans in the waters of the sanctuary requires a patient monitoring and observation of the surface. Remembering that wild animals are sought and there are neither times nor points established to meet them. This excursion takes place in the open sea, very far from the coast, it is important if it is your first experience or you are subject to the sea pain that you take the right precautions. During the excursion of about 3 hours, accompanied by a naturalist guide, we will go in search of the common dolphin, the Tursaope, the stripel stentel, the common whale, the sperm whale, the bunch of ride, the whale beak. This sanctuary, which extends from the French coast to the north of Sardinia to Tuscany, is a protected marine area of the Mediterranean where there is a massive concentration of cetaceans, thanks above all to the abundance of food. Inside the ship there is a bar where you can buy typical food and drinks of Ligurian cuisine.

Marine Park of Bergeggi Island: Guided Kayak Tour

Marine Park of Bergeggi Island: Guided Kayak Tour

A stunning kyak adventure within the Marine Protected Area of Bergeggi Island, an experience that is perfect for everyone, even those who have never been in a kayak before. Our kayak are user-friendly and highly stable, featuring sit-on-top designs available in both single and double options. Before setting off, you will receive a comprehensive briefing from a professional kayak instructor, who will teach you the basics of paddling and kayak handling. This ensures that you feel confident and prepared to enjoy your time on the water. As you paddle through this breathtaking marine reserve, you will explore both the surface and the underwater wonders of the area. The excursion takes you to the wonderful Bergeggi Island, where you will have the chance to snorkel and discover the rich biodiversity of the seabed. It's like diving into a living aquarium, teeming with marine life. During the kayak tour, our guides will share fascinating insights about the natural and historical aspects of the area. You will learn about the unique ecosystems, the biodiversity, geological formations and cultural heritage of the territory. The journey also includes exploring the majestic dolomitic limestone cliffs along the coast and the intriguing marine caves. This adventure is not just a kayak tour; it's an immersive experience that connects you with the beauty and history of Bergeggi Island. The tour lasts about 3 hours, including explanation breaks and swimming at the island. The price also includes beach services: showers and restrooms, a secure place to store personal belongings, a changing room, a bar, and a restaurant. Join us for an unforgettable canoe excursion that combines adventure, education, and the pure joy of exploring one of Italy's hidden gems. Book your spot now and get ready to create lasting memories!

Savona - Private Guided Walking Tour

Savona - Private Guided Walking Tour

Discover the highlights of Savona on a guided walking tour. See the Monument to the Fallen, the Palace of Peacocks, the Leon Pancaldo Tower, the Brandales Tower, the Cathedral of Savona, the Sistine Chapel, the Priamar Fortress, and the Garibaldi's Statue. Meet your guide at Piazza Mameli, the square housing the emblematic Monument to the Fallen, built in memory of the heroes and victims of the War World I. Besides its high artistic values, this site is well-known for the unique ritual of paying tribute in silence when the bell of the monument chimes at 6:00 PM every day, a tradition that has lasted for the past 80 years. Next, stroll along the atmospheric Pietro Paleocapa street for a splendid showcase of impressive buildings, especially the Palace of Peacocks, an amazing example of Art Nouveau architecture. Its name comes from nature-themed murals on the façade, mostly the vivid-colored peacocks. The pleasant vintage shades, romantic-styled balconies, and intriguing decoration details of the building prove captivating to any passers-by. Just a short walk away is the Leon Pancaldo Tower, named after a Savona-born explorer who accompanied Ferdinando Magellano on his first voyage around the globe. The twenty-three-metre-tall medieval tower used to be part of the city’s walls. Today, the iconic landmark that dominates the seaside warmly welcomes ships and cruises from afar to the fascinating town. Then, pass by the town’s oldest tower: the iconic Brandales Tower. Easily seen from everywhere in the city, the town’s tallest tower (50 meters) reads the time for the entire city with a large clock face, chiming its bell every hour and a half. The next destination is the Cathedral of Savona. Baroque in style, this temple conveys a sense of grandeur and magnificence with an imposing and lavishly decorated façade which is well worth admiring. Take a few steps to the adjacent temple, the Sistine Chapel, which Savona takes huge pride in. The sumptuous chapel was commissioned by Pope Sixtus IV, Savona's son, for his deceased parents. It is home to a priceless collection of treasures and art masterpieces. Then, visit the Priamar Fortress, which occupies a hill and overlooks the Savona seaport. The citadel dates back to the 4th century and has served many purposes: from a Roman burial ground, a cathedral site during the Middle Ages, a defensive fortification slash a military prison during wartime, etc. to the top attraction in Savona, offering uninterrupted picture-postcard views across the sea, the mountains, the town, and its port. Head to the waterfront where the Garibaldi's Statue is located. He was an Italian general, patriot, revolutionary, and republican. The site makes a perfect end to the tour where you can take beautiful souvenir photos with the Priamar Fortress in the background or enjoy the scenic views of the sea.

Savona: Dining Experience at a Local's Home

Savona: Dining Experience at a Local's Home

Get ready for a culinary experience like no other at a local home in Savona. Over 3 hours, enjoy exclusive cooking instruction from your genial host and taste authentic Italian dishes. Treasured in family cookbooks, these recipes have been passed down from generation to generation.  Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you make a genuine connection with locals. Enjoy a 4-course menu including a starter, pasta, a main course with a side dish, dessert, plus a selection of regional wines and coffee.

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