Saint, poets, sailors

The guides can organize itineraries retracing the steps of the most important characters of local history, people who were born or lived in Genoa. It is a way to relive the historic period these men lived or the atmospheres they were inspired by.

You will get into Genoa through the stories and places of its most illustrious residents and of the famous tourists that visited it through the ages.

Guglielmo Embriaco, St. George and the Crusades

Christopher Columbus, a simple Genoese sailor

Andrea Doria and the Golden Age of Genoa

Nicolò Paganini: genius and music

Giuseppe Mazzini, Giuseppe Garibaldi and the Risorgimento

Emanuele Luzzati: art and theatre

Fabrizio de André and the Genoese School of song writers

Renzo Piano and the masters of ligurian architecture

Iacopo da Varagine, Caterina Fieschi Adorno: histories of saints

The Grand Tour and famous tourists in Genoa

Giorgio Caproni and Genoa through the poets’ eyes