Get acquainted with a new destination or explore one of your favorite Italian cities in a new and exciting way!
Whether you are looking to cover the must-see's, have more hands on experience with a cooking class, or really want to get out into the country with a bike ride, we have a wide selection for you to choose from.
Below are lists by city or category for you to browse while dreaming up your perfect vacation.
Discover the picturesque village of Sestri Levante. Hike on a beautiful coastal trail and learn how to make the authentic pesto sauce, all in one day!
Hiking around Sestri Levante is one of the best ways to experience more of the landscape and after a quick train ride from Santa Margherita Ligure (about 30 minutes), you will start an easy 2-mile hike together with your private environmental guide.
Take an adventure to the authentic village of Chiavari. After a quick train ride from Santa Margherita Ligure (about 15 minutes), walk through the maze-like alleyways in Chiavari and discover the old city center exclusive shops, and the bustling open air food market of this medieval town.
One of the most authentic experiences you can have in Italy is cooking and dining with locals and this cooking class has it all.
Have the chance to discover “a paradise on Earth”, that has been cherished by famous writers and poets throughout history - Cinque Terre. These ancient villages are known as the best nature preserved areas in all of the Mediterranean, and they have been a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1997.
Walk through the maze-like alleyways of Genoa and get lost in the ancient history of this amazing medieval town.
After a 45-minute car ride from Santa Margherita, you will arrive in Genoa and meet up with your private guide.
Explore two of the most picturesque villages on the Italian Riviera and taste some local specialties including a mouth-watering gelato!
From Santa Margherita Ligure you will board a local train for a short ride to the fishing village of Camogli. Following your private guide, you will take a
Visit a family-owned olive farm, taste the flavorful oil, and dine with your local host.
After a short car ride, arrive at a private garden terrace overlooking the amazing fishing village of Portofino and meet a local producer that will introduce you to his production of olive oil. Taste the precious extra-virgin olive oil no house should be without and discover how to prepare the delicious pesto sauce. Then savor some local specialties paired with local wine.
Pick up at your hotel in Santa Margherita Ligure.
Enjoy a private cooking class at an old mill immersed in the Portofino National Park and visit one of the few hop plantations on the Italian Riviera.
Hike in the Portofino National Park and then reward yourself with a delicious lunch at an Old Mill.
Spend a day immersed in the unique natural setting of Portofino Promontory. Your expert private guide will accompany you on the well-traveled 3-mile trail that goes from Santa Margherita to Portofino.
The hike starts with a steady hill climb, then it becomes mostly flat on a paved or stone path.
While on a private motorboat, you will discover the gulf of Portofino including San Fruttuoso and Camogli, and its UNESCO protected area from a different perspective, the sea. You’ll explore the most secluded coves with the possibility to swim in the crystal blue water. Have the chance to admire the impressive cliffs and untouched Mediterranean vegetation of this gorgeous protected area. You will reach the amazing cove of San Fruttuoso, with its medieval abbey, built right on the beach. Then, you will move on to Camogli, one of the most picturesque villages of the Italian Riviera with i
Have the day to live “La Dolce Vita” on this full day tour of the quaint villages of the Italian Riviera: Santa Margherita Ligure, Portofino, and San Fruttuoso.
Begin your trip through paradise in the village of Santa Margherita Ligure, where you will have the chance to walk among elegant villas with their exquisite gardens and parks. While strolling through this charming town, take a closer look at the gorgeous “Trompe D’Oeil” painted palaces. These fascinating, vivid paintings trick the eye into believing what you’re seeing is real.