Genoa-Portofino and Italian Riviera private tour

Private tour with English speaking driver to exploring Genoa and the gems of the Riviera: Portofino and Santa Margherita

Full day car sightseeing tour that combines the outstanding beauties of the Italian Riviera like Portofino, Santa Margherita, Camogli, and Europe’s largest historical center: Genoa. The itinerary works either if started in Genoa or in one of the towns of the Riviera and takes place by visiting at your own pace the charming coastal towns characterized by lovely promenades, elegant shops, tasty foods and amazing views and Genoa’s town center starting from the Porto Antico (the medieval port area) and moving inland visiting the Renaissance with Strada Nuova and Piazza de Ferrari crowned by imposing palaces of 1800/1900.


  • Private tour of Genoa, Portofino, Santa Margherita or other towns on request.
  • Visit the town centers of this outstanding towns at your own pace.
  • English speaking driver providing information about the area.
  • Free time for enjoying the local flavors.


Meet your driver or in one of the towns of the Rivera,  if you stay (for example) in Portofino other towns will be visited. Meet your driver and depart to Genoa, when possible will be always followed the Aurelia road, a scenic route that runs along the Ligurian coast. Arrived in the town center travel along the Porto Antico area (ancient port) and have free time there; then proceed up high at Castelletto viewpoint from where admire Genoa stretching at your feet; back down again to Via Garibaldi to admire the imposing Palaces of Strada Nuova; finally end up in Piazza de Ferrari from where admire the Ducal Palace and walk to San Lorenzo cathedral.

Lunch can be set in Genoa or moving to the Riviera and have a bite in an eatery by the sea.

In the afternoon explore Santa Margherita with its outstanding promenade bordered by shops and gardens, finally end up in Portofino for enjoying its unique atmosphere and have a good gelato.

*** Drivers are fully authorized in accordance with the Italian law.

Price per person € 145,00 calculated on a base of 5 participants.

If your party is smaller or bigger, we will send you a customized quotation.



      • Private tour
      • Minimum #1 maximum #8 participants. If you have a bigger party we will arrange for you a bespoke program.
      • Round trip transportation with A/C comfortable minivan

Professional English speaking driver. He provides information about the area, advises about restaurants or shopping and eventually assists for buying the boat ticket in Santa Margherita.


  • Public boat ticket from Santa Margherita to Portofino (weather and sea permitting).
  • Food tasting.


  • Lunch
  • Local tourist guide
  • Other extras not listed above
  • Tips (optional)

Tour details

  • Meeting point: Portofino. Other pick up place on request.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Activity Level: no special skills are required and even people without a fitness base will enjoy these trips. The guided walks take place mostly on flat or slightly sloping surfaces, with a possibility of few steps to climb. If there are people with certain disabilities or needing to move with the wheelchair, please inform us, we will design a tour fitting your needs.
  • In case of rough sea or inclement weather, the boat ride could be canceled. In that case the tour takes place entirely by van.
  • Advised clothing: comfortable shoes and clothes, sunglasses, hat/cap, sunscreen

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