GENOA WITH CHILDREN
Three guided tours for those who want to know the historic center of Genoa in the company of children:
Hunters or pirates:
Which curiosities hide in the historical center of Genoa? We well start the legend of the little dog, the lions and the chessboard of the Cathedral * Saint George and the Dragon The tour guide will make a “game-tour” to stimulate the imagination of children, a real “safari” in the city, hunting animals of all kinds petrified as if by magic! (dogs, horses, dragons, lions and mythological animals). In the ancient port area, in front of the old pirate Galeon, we will become pirates for a day and we‘ll go searching for the terrible pirate Dragut. Children will become curious and educated. During the observation of unusual and significant details, they will able to learn many things thanks to a narrative conducted by images presented by the tour guide.
Genoa of the great-grandparents:
we will learn how it was living in Genoa in the past, visiting antique historical shops: the Barber shop – the corks factory – the fabrics shop – the vintage shop – the chocolate shop. We will re-leaved old lifestyles, fashion, products and anecdotes of the time of our great-grandparents. In Genoa we have a heritage of genoise culture and traditions consisting of historical workshops perfectly preserved and, in addition, located next to the main monuments along the city.
Nativity scene of the “Madonnetta”:
the tradition of the Nativity Scene in Genoa is very strong and you can know it not only at Christmas time. We shell visit the permanent nativity scene in the Sanctuary of the “Madonnetta”: a monumental artistic nativity scene that houses about one hundred wooden sculptures dressed in period costume. In addition, the route to get there is exciting because the sanctuary in located on the genoise hills, can be easily reached from the center with an historic cable car.
This guided tour can be adapted to people with disabilities making minimal changes. It is also possible to rent, through your guide, a trishaw with driver able to enter the narrow alleys of the historic center.
Info and reservations:
+39 335 702 8483