About this wheelchair accessible tour of Genoa, Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure.
Get the best of the northern coastal towns in Italy by enjoying this 8 hour private tour. Together with your officially licensed guide, you will discover the towns of Genoa, Portofino, and Santa Margherita. Once you arrive at the cruise port, you find your guide by the sign he or she holds with your name on it. With private adapted transport you head to Genoa, where you first enjoy the amazing view of the city from Castelletto.
Your wheelchair accessible tour through Genoa, Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure starts in Genoa. You will see several sights such as Palazzo della Commenda, where you learn everything about Europe’s oldest military hospital. You visit a street that is UNESCO world heritage. See the beautiful fountain at Ferrari square, and admire the palace that once belonged to one of the Doges, or rulers, of Genoa.
Furthermore, in Genoa, you get to see Lorenzo Cathedral in the old center, and you will pass by the Palace of San Giorgio with its beautiful murals. Stroll over the ancient streets while hearing about famous events that happened at those same spots, hundreds of years ago.
From Genoa, next up is Portofino. A small fisherman’s village in a bay surrounded by colorful houses. In the center of Portofino, you first visit the Piazzetta, the town’s main square, before you head towards the brown castle. This castle is actually a fortress, built-in 1557, and first served as a defense post, then a prison, until now, when it is a museum. The last stop in Portofino is the church of S. Giorgio. This church thanks its name to a Christian who was accepted as a saint in both Christianity as the Islam.
Santa Margherita Ligure
The last town you visit on this wheelchair accessible tour through Genoa, Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure is beautiful Santa Margherita Ligure. From Portofino, your guide takes you in about 15 minutes to this small green village, famous for its seaside resorts. You get to stroll through the town and enjoy the best views of the Gulf of Tigullio. Check out the luxury shops, and enjoy some of the local delicacies at one of the many lovely restaurants and bars along the water.
In Santa Margherita Ligure, you have the option to have lunch in a wheelchair-accessible restaurant. (not included in the price) At the end of the tour, your guide drops you off at the cruise terminal or your accommodation.