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Genoa: Traditional Food Tasting Tour

Genoa: Traditional Food Tasting Tour

From US$ 89.38 per person

Take your tastebuds on a journey through Ligurian cuisine with a foodie walking tour in Genoa. Sample five traditional dishes and savor wonderful local flavors on this 3-hour private tasting tour.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible


  • Discover traditional Ligurian cuisine and taste five local dishes
  • Benefit from the expertise and exclusive attention of a local guide
  • Get to know Genoa as you travel from tasting to tasting
Full description
Dive into the world of Ligurian cuisine on a 3-hour walking tour in the heart of picturesque Genoa. Meet your guide at Piazza de Ferraris to begin your culinary journey. Sample five traditional dishes throughout the tour and soak in the feeling of the city's historical shops and restaurants.  Start by savoring a fresh pasta dish, Trofie al Pesto. Delight in the perfect combination of the spiral trofie pasta with the pesto sauce known and loved the world over. Taste different types of focaccia, another famous favorite born in the region. Then try some fresh fried fish, a popular local street food delivered directly from the port to your paper cone. Don't miss the chance to try polpettone, a kind of Italian meatloaf, in a typical gastronomia. Finally, make your way to the most beautiful shop in Genoa to taste a candied mandarin with chocolate and sprinkles.
  • Bottle of water
  • Food tasting
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • 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

Meet your guide in Piazza De Ferrari in front of the fountain

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Please advise in advance of any food allergies
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts
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January 26, 2020

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