Set between the mountains and the sea, Liguria offers enchanting landscapes, romantic sunsets and delightful perfumes. With multiple natural parks and protected marine areas, it invites you to explore the Cinque Terre Natural Park, part of UNESCO World Heritage, as well as its main city Genoa and the Rolli Palaces. You can enjoy lunch with Pesto sauce, have a break with Focaccia and taste wines, liquors and jams produced by local farmers with a long family tradition.
A pearl set between the mountains and the sea,
seducing with its perfumes and colours.
Day 1: Arrival
Arrival in Genoa and guided city tour through its medieval historical center and its narrow streets called “caruggi”. Transfer to a 4**** hotel in the Riviera where dinner will be served, followed by overnight stay.
Day 2: “Rural Experience”
After breakfast, transfer to a local farm where you can visit a museum, taste handmade liquors and local wines. You can experience the original Pesto preparation and have it with pasta at lunch. In the afternoon, you can participate in an excursion to Portovenere with a little cruise, passing by Tino, Tinetto and Palmaria Islands. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Santa Margherita Ligure – Portofino
After breakfast, heading to the elegant sea town of Santa Margherita Ligure for a scenic boat ride en route to the must-see village of Portofino, offering breath-taking views of the coastline from a promontory jutting out into the sea.
Return to the hotel for rest and relaxation.
In the afternoon you can enjoy a visit to a handmade chocolate factory or a demonstration of handmade pasta preparation.
Dinner in a typical restaurant. Return to hotel and overnight stay.
Day 2: “Rural Experience”
After breakfast, transfer to an olive grove where local experts and farmers will show the various stages of farming olive trees with practical demonstrations. Lunch will be served in the orchard or in a typical restaurant depending on the season.
Then transfer to the olive oil mill where it will be shown and explained how to obtain oil, followed by a tasting. There will be a possibility to purchase the tasted products.
Return to hotel. Dinner in a typical restaurant. Overnight stay.
Day 3: Cinque Terre
After breakfast, the day will be dedicated to visiting Cinque Terre and its colourful villages set on the sea, making it a one of a kind landscape. Transfer on boat or train depending on the weather. Lunch, based on specialities of Ligurian cuisine, will be served at a typical restaurant.
Return to hotel, dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Departure
After breakfast, leisure time and airport transfer.