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Home cooking & cookingclass a Genova
Welcome to my home! After a brief conversation and a small welcome snack, we will cook together a typical Genoese menu (an appetizer, a first dish of pasta, a second and a dessert) and I will tell you a little history and curiosity about the Ligurian cuisine and its traditions We will also eat what I cooked with my family (it includes unlimited water and a bottle of wine every two guests!) I am very happy to share what I have learned from my mother, mother-in-law and the cooking classes I attended: I am not a professional chef!!!
Cinque Terre Sunset Cruise & Swim with Yuri
We will meet you at the harbor in Riomaggiore, and then embark on our magical sunset tour. During the tour, we will slowly cruise up the Cinque Terre coast, stopping in front of each village to give you the opportunity to take photos of the villages from the sea, which is hands down, the best way to capture each village's beauty. Once we reach Monterosso, we will turn around and slowly head back to Riomaggiore. With the sun setting behind us, you will have the perfect view to capture magnificent photos. During the tour, you can sip on bubbles and enjoy homemade focaccia from the local baker, made fresh daily and a must-try food while in the Cinque Terre. You can also jump in the sea for a sunset dip during the tour. Take a deep breath, and enjoy the paradise that surrounds you. Our aim is to make your night, and maybe even your holiday in the Cinque Terre, a lifelong memory and show you 'La dolce vita.' The tour lasts for around 2.5 hours.e your night, and maybe even your holiday in the Cinque Terre, a lifelong memory and show you 'La dolce vita.' The tour lasts for around 2.5 hours.
Learn to cook authentic Italian food
Let's have fun cooking together! Come and learn how to prepare some typical dishes of the Genoese tradition. I will accompany you by telling you the story of the dishes we will cook. After immersing ourselves in the preparation of the dishes, we will have lunch on the terrace overlooking the sea, sipping Italian red wine. At the end of the experience, you will receive your recipe booklet and if you wish, some of the food we have prepared. During the class you will learn how to prepare authentic Ligurian food. We will prepare three different doughs, the filling and I’ll share some tips with you. At the end we will eat together what we prepared: Focaccia,, Torta Cappuccina (a vegetable pie), Pansoti (Ligurian ravioli filled with a cheese similar to ricotta and borage) and of course Salsa di Noci (walnut sauce). If you want we can even decide to prepare alternative dishes in advance (at least one week before the lesson). For intolerances and allergies, we inform you that the following products/ingredients will be used: Milk and milk-based products Nuts Egg Flour Garlic Sweet beets Borage Extra virgin olive oil Bread
Genoa's hidden streets & tales
We'll walk through the historic center along small hidden streets to discover charming squares and stately buildings which tell us old tales, anecdotes and recent stories; you will discover the area as if you were a true Genoese, and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to take surprising pics !
Guided mtb tour to discover Monferrato
The tour takes place on the green hills of Monferrato and we will head towards pine forests, lakes and rivers where it will be possible to have a refreshing break during summertime. Depending on the level of skills of the participants I can tailor a tour in order to allow anyone to enjoy a nice day in the open air. No one will be disappointed: from the agonist to the family! And after the ride, we could go to one of the many typical restaurants to taste the delicacies and flavors of the products of the gastronomic tradition, but also and above all the wine that made this region well-known all over the world (i.e. Gavi and Dolcetto di Ovada). Furthermore, a guided tour means to get tips and suggestions to improve your riding technique! Other things to note If you can't find availability on the calendar, please send me a message : I will arrange for a tour just for you !

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Tour Privato nel Centro Storico di Genova con un Local
Ciao ! Sono Antonio, sono cresciuto a Genova e sono pronto a mostrarti la mia Città in un modo interessante e divertente ! Ho lavorato come Accompagnatore Turistico e adesso lo faccio per passione. Ti propongo un Tour privato attraverso uno dei Centri Storici più grandi d'Europa, dove vedremo sia le attrazioni principali sia le parti meno conosciute e particolari, difficili da trovare da soli ! Ti racconterò Storie e Curiosità sulla Città, e quello che ha significato per me. Potrai entrare nei Palazzi e Chiese se vorrai. Vuoi dei ricordi indimenticabili ? Sarò il tuo fotografo per un giorno e ti scatterò delle belle foto nei luoghi più iconici del Centro ! Vuoi provare Cibo e Bevande locali ? Te li consiglierò io e potrai assaggiarli se vorrai ! Vuoi conoscere Gente del luogo ? Te li presenterò se vorrai ! Il nostro Tour comincerà da Piazza De Ferrari, la piazza principale della Città. Disponibile anche in caso di pioggia. Parlo Italiano, Spagnolo, Inglese e un po' di Francese ! Max 7 persone per mantenere un'atmosfera Informale, Amichevole, Rilassata e di Qualità ! Siete in un gruppo di 3+ persone? Sconto per voi ! Sono a disposizione per QUALUNQUE Info o Consiglio. Avrai il mio Supporto fino al termine del tuo Soggiorno. Ricordati Sempre che la Vita è un'Avventura
Top Rated Genoa Food Tour- Five Stops
ALL FOOD IS INCLUDED! At least 4 food stops (food choice depending on season and availability): - Pasta with Pesto - Savoury pies - Focaccia with Cheese - Fried squids - Anchovies - Farinata - Classic Focaccia with Evo oil - Caffè and dessert/ice cream What this tour IS about: - Great Food - Great company with a local - Curiosities and anecdotes - Nice walk in the city centre - Fun and smiles - New friends from all around the world What this tour is NOT about: - An historical tour - Boring long speeches PLEASE NOTICE THAT THE TOUR WILL BE HELD IN ITALIAN/ENGLISH. CONTACT US FOR OTHER LANGUAGES CONTACT US FOR PRIVATE EXPERIENCE Do Eat Better Experience tours are a mix of high-quality gastronomy as a way for showing Italian culture and lifestyle and a walking experience together with a local friend. You'll be guided by a "Foodie", a local "buddy" able to explain every detail of the selected restaurants, their preparations, and the relevant curiosities. We accept only small groups because we want to focus on a genuine exchange and give each person the highest attention possible.
Cooking class with lunch in the garden
In this cooking lesson you will learn how to cook one of the most typical dishes of the Ligurian tradition starting from scratch: of course I'm talking about pasta with pesto! We will knead different kind of fresh pasta: corzetti, trenette, gnocchi, testaroli or trofie, using traditional tools and we will learn the techniques to shape it. After that we will prepare the famous pesto with the authentic ingredients, obviously with the use of mortar and pestle! We will welcome you with a welcome aperitif / snack in our wonderful location, a flower garden a stone's throw from the Genoa Piazza Principe station and once our dish has been prepared we will have lunch together.
The Secrets of Genoa with Storyteller
We will take you to the oldest part of the historical center and walk through an off beaten itinerary: there's really a lot to see in Genoa, but you need to be willing to observe details cause the beauty of the old town is more likely to be revealed to those who are determined to discover it. We will take you to some charming spots of the city I'm sure you'd hardly find by yourself and make you travel through time by telling stories accompanied by the sound of a small guitar. Other things to note: we recommend to wear comfy shoes and the tour takes place with a minimum of 2 participants
Unforgettable cinque terre from the sea
we will leave aboard a comfortable boat for the fascinating 5 lands. swimming in coves accessible only from the sea, snorkeling surrounded by colorful fish and the view of the wonderful 5 lands from a unique point of view! Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore the 5 wonders that inspired poets and writers and where the last disney film Luca was set, from a privileged point of view: the sea! And to conclude with a flourish, an aperitif on board will be offered based on local wine and homemade focaccia from our oven! Far from mass tourism, equipped with every comfort, you will surely experience an unforgettable day of your holidays!
Home cooking & cookingclass a Genova
Welcome to my home! After a brief conversation and a small welcome snack, we will cook together a typical Genoese menu (an appetizer, a first dish of pasta, a second and a dessert) and I will tell you a little history and curiosity about the Ligurian cuisine and its traditions We will also eat what I cooked with my family (it includes unlimited water and a bottle of wine every two guests!) I am very happy to share what I have learned from my mother, mother-in-law and the cooking classes I attended: I am not a professional chef!!!
Full Meal Five Stops Genoa Street Food
ALL FOOD IS INCLUDED! At least 5 food stops (food choice depending on season and availability): - Super tender Fried squids - Classic and delicious focaccia with EVO oil - Typical savoury pies - Focaccia with local cheese - Artisan ice cream - Espresso What this tour IS about: - Great Food - Great company with a local - Curiosities and anecdotes - Nice walk in the historical center - Fun and smiles - New friends from all around the world What this tour is NOT about: - An historical tour - Boring long speeches PLEASE NOTICE THAT THE TOUR WILL BE HELD IN ITALIAN/ENGLISH. CONTACT US FOR OTHER LANGUAGES CONTACT US FOR PRIVATE EXPERIENCE Do Eat Better Experience tours are a mix of high-quality gastronomy as a way for showing Italian culture and lifestyle and a walking experience together with a local friend. You'll be guided by a "Foodie", a local "buddy" able to explain every detail of the selected restaurants, their preparations, and the relevant curiosities. We accept only small groups because we want to focus on a genuine exchange and give each person the highest attention possible.
Sunset tour, Cinqueterre, drinks, swim, music, happy people
The tour start from the little dock of Manarola, at the same dock from where the ferries to Cinque Terre depart aboard an 8-meter open boat. It runs along the 5 villages from Manarola towards Monterosso. Arriving at Guvano beach, behind Corniglia, we stop for the first swim break; with snorkeling equipment you can admire the clear waters and the local fish. It starts again with a panoramic view of the coast and all the various types of sedimentary rocks, explanations on the paths and the type of wine produced, another swim stop after the view of the seaside village of Vernazza to then reach the last of the 5 lands, Monterosso. After the view of the village and the beaches, the route is reversed to return to Riomaggiore, another swim stop one mile from the coast, drinking good prosecco, waiting for the sunset to then return to Manarola
Trekking among the olive trees and pesto class
We will meet at the Cavi di Lavagna station, a small and characteristic village away from the main tourist flows. Here we will walk up together, 15 minutes, one of the paths that in ancient times the women incharge of transporting the famous slate slabs from the extraction sites to the warehouses located near the sea. Once at our destination we will find ourselves immersed in an olive garden with a table ready with everything you need to get to work and learn how to make the famous pesto, a typically bright green sauce that originated in Genoa and is very popular in italian cuisine.
Cinque Terre Boat Tour
Our daytime tour starts from Riomaggiore, which is the southernmost village in the Cinque Terre. We slowly make our way up the coast to Monterosso. We will stop in front of every village to snap photos from the boat. Don't forget to bring your swimsuit and towel because we'll be stopping for a swim during the tour (for those who choose to). After we have arrived in Monterosso, we'll head offshore so you can see the entire Cinque Terre coast and this beautiful perspective as we head back to Riomaggiore. With a maximum of 11 guests, our tours are intimate. Please note we do not offer food or drink on our day tours, but feel free to bring your own! Your captains are either Yuri or Beppe, both born and raised captains in the Cinque Terre. Get ready to have a great time and good laugh.
YOGA FLOW
LUNEDÌ e SABATO al MONUMENTO di QUARTO - Genova GIOVEDÌ e altri giorni ai BAGNI SQUASH di Corso ITALIA - Genova ...Volete riattivare le energie e ricaricare le pile?? Vi guiderò nella pratica...uno yoga dinamico dove impareremo ad ascoltare il respiro, dare spazio e a rimanere nel qui e ora!! Inizieremo con respirazione, riscaldamento, saluti al sole e vediamo dove arriviamo..
Cinque Terre Sunset Cruise & Swim with Yuri
We will meet you at the harbor in Riomaggiore, and then embark on our magical sunset tour. During the tour, we will slowly cruise up the Cinque Terre coast, stopping in front of each village to give you the opportunity to take photos of the villages from the sea, which is hands down, the best way to capture each village's beauty. Once we reach Monterosso, we will turn around and slowly head back to Riomaggiore. With the sun setting behind us, you will have the perfect view to capture magnificent photos. During the tour, you can sip on bubbles and enjoy homemade focaccia from the local baker, made fresh daily and a must-try food while in the Cinque Terre. You can also jump in the sea for a sunset dip during the tour. Take a deep breath, and enjoy the paradise that surrounds you. Our aim is to make your night, and maybe even your holiday in the Cinque Terre, a lifelong memory and show you 'La dolce vita.' The tour lasts for around 2.5 hours.e your night, and maybe even your holiday in the Cinque Terre, a lifelong memory and show you 'La dolce vita.' The tour lasts for around 2.5 hours.
Genoa over&under
Did you know that Genoa owns one of the Europe's greatest historical centres? Its "vicoli" (the little streets) have funny names and an amusing and sometimes mysterious history. We'll play together to guess these name's origin. Did you know that some "vicoli" are so narrow that the magnificent facades of their buildings were only visible by neighbors? Let's go discovering this and others stories! On the way I will tell you legends, curiosities and tradictions wich made stand out this city in the Mediterranean and in the world! Other things to note Walk duration is approximately 1.30 hour. Suitable for adult and accompanied children. Does not include visit to cultural sites, as museums, art galleries or inside the churches.
Learn to cook authentic Italian food
Let's have fun cooking together! Come and learn how to prepare some typical dishes of the Genoese tradition. I will accompany you by telling you the story of the dishes we will cook. After immersing ourselves in the preparation of the dishes, we will have lunch on the terrace overlooking the sea, sipping Italian red wine. At the end of the experience, you will receive your recipe booklet and if you wish, some of the food we have prepared. During the class you will learn how to prepare authentic Ligurian food. We will prepare three different doughs, the filling and I’ll share some tips with you. At the end we will eat together what we prepared: Focaccia,, Torta Cappuccina (a vegetable pie), Pansoti (Ligurian ravioli filled with a cheese similar to ricotta and borage) and of course Salsa di Noci (walnut sauce). If you want we can even decide to prepare alternative dishes in advance (at least one week before the lesson). For intolerances and allergies, we inform you that the following products/ingredients will be used: Milk and milk-based products Nuts Egg Flour Garlic Sweet beets Borage Extra virgin olive oil Bread
Pesto Class, Wine Tasting, Oil Tasting alle Cinque Terre
Learn to make the most famous salsa in Liguria: PESTO!! Cook with me, I've learned from Grandma Linda! We make everything from scratch, by pestle and mortar, using only selected ingredients! We will be in a typical Cinque Terre winery, furnished with stone and wood, a dip in 19th-century Vernazza! After preparing pesto, we will taste 3 wines from Cinque Terre and 3 Ligurian oils and eat our sauce with the typical focaccia!
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