Step into the enchanting alleys of Genoa’s old town and discover a culinary experience like no other with the Itinerant Dinner. As dusk settles over cobblestone streets, tantalizing aromas beckon travelers to uncover the secrets of local gastronomy. From ancient recipes passed down generations to hidden gems known only to the initiated, this gastronomic journey promises more than just a meal. So, what awaits those who dare to traverse the culinary tapestry of Genoa’s historic heart?

Just The Basics

Itinerant Dinner in the Old Town - Just The Basics

  • Culinary journey through Genoa’s old town
  • Sample traditional Genoese and Ligurian specialties
  • Small group setting with a local foodie guide
  • Immersive dinner experience starting at Largo Alessandro Pertini
  • Gain cultural insights and personalized attention

Tour Overview

Itinerant Dinner in the Old Town - Tour Overview

Set out on a culinary journey through the historic streets of Genoa with an immersive itinerant dinner experience in the old town. This unique tour offers a delightful evening exploring the flavors of Genoese and Ligurian specialties while wandering through charming alleys and historic sites.

With a local foodie guide leading the way, you will enjoy personal attention in a small group setting, gaining cultural insights while savoring traditional goodies. The tour kicks off at Largo Alessandro Pertini and winds down at Via Garibaldi, close to the city hall.

Starting at 5:30 PM, this food adventure promises to be a memorable experience, perfect for those seeking to discover the heart of Genoa’s culinary scene.

Starting Point and End Point

The itinerant dinner in the old town starts at Largo Alessandro Pertini and concludes near the city hall at Via Garibaldi, both in Genoa, Italy.

Beginning at 5:30 PM, you will embark on a culinary journey through the charming streets of Genoa. Largo Alessandro Pertini, a lively square, sets the stage for a delightful evening filled with local delicacies and cultural discoveries.

As the tour progresses, guests will wind their way through the historic alleys, seeing the flavors and traditions of Genoese and Ligurian cuisine.

The final stop near Via Garibaldi, a stone’s throw from the city hall, promises a satisfying end to this gastronomic adventure, leaving visitors with a taste of authentic Italian hospitality.

Tour Highlights

Itinerant Dinner in the Old Town - Tour Highlights

Indulge in a culinary exploration of Genoa’s old town, savoring traditional Genoese and Ligurian specialties alongside a small group of fellow foodies. The tour highlights include a delightful food tour through the charming old town of Genoa, where participants get to sample a variety of authentic local delicacies.

From the renowned focaccia bread to fresh seafood dishes, each stop offers a unique culinary experience that showcases the rich flavors of the region. Alongside the tastings, the tour provides insights into the cultural significance of each dish, enhancing the overall dining experience.

With a knowledgeable local guide leading the way, participants can expect a personalized and immersive journey through the culinary treasures of Genoa and Liguria.


Included in the itinerant dinner tour in the old town of Genoa are dinner meeting and pickup services, guided by a local foodie expert. Participants can look forward to sampling traditional Genoese and Ligurian specialties, gaining cultural insights during the dining experience, and receiving personal attention in a small group setting.

The local foodie guide won’t only lead the way through the charming streets but will also provide a deeper understanding of the history and significance behind the dishes being enjoyed. This inclusive tour ensures that guests are well taken care of from the moment they meet for dinner until the culinary exploration comes to an end, leaving them with a memorable and enriching experience in the heart of Genoa.

Additional Information

Itinerant Dinner in the Old Town - Additional Information

For those interested in joining the itinerant dinner in the old town of Genoa, essential details and guidelines are provided under the ‘Additional Information’ section. Upon booking, a confirmation will be sent, ensuring a hassle-free experience.

While the tour isn’t wheelchair accessible, it’s stroller friendly, and service animals are permitted. Situated near public transportation, it’s convenient for travelers. However, individuals with specific health conditions may find the tour not recommended.

The group size is kept small, with a maximum of 10 travelers, ensuring a personalized experience. Remember, a 24-hour notice is necessary for a full refund in case of cancellation.

These details aim to make your itinerant dinner in Genoa an enjoyable and stress-free adventure.

Cancellation Policy

Itinerant Dinner in the Old Town - Cancellation Policy

Exploring the cancellation policy, travelers are assured of a full refund with 24-hour notice for the itinerant dinner in Genoa, allowing flexibility and peace of mind for any unforeseen changes.

Here are four key points to consider:

  1. Ease of Mind: Knowing you can cancel up to 24 hours in advance provides a safety net for unexpected circumstances.

  2. Flexibility: Having the option for a full refund offers the freedom to adjust plans without financial consequences.

  3. Fairness: The policy ensures fairness for travelers who might need to modify their itinerary due to various reasons.

  4. Convenience: With the Reserve Now, Pay Later option and free cancellation, booking is convenient and risk-free up to a day before the experience.


Among the highlights of this culinary adventure in Genoa are the glowing testimonials from Viator travelers. With a perfect overall rating of 5.0 based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews, this itinerant dinner in the old town has left no reviewer dissatisfied. The testimonials rave about the knowledgeable guides who provide insightful cultural tidbits while exploring and the delectable Genoese and Ligurian specialties sampled along the way. Each review paints a picture of a delightful evening spent indulging in the best of Genoese cuisine and experiencing the city’s historic charm. Here’s a snapshot of some of the positive comments:

Review Highlights Rating
Knowledgeable Guides 5 stars
Delicious Food 5 stars
Cultural Insight 5 stars
Historic Charm 5 stars
Overall Experience 5 stars


Navigating through the narrow cobblestone streets of Genoa’s old town, travelers on the Itinerant Dinner tour are immersed in a culinary and cultural adventure like no other. As they wind their way through the charming alleys and historic buildings, here’s what they can expect:

  1. Twisting Pathways: The route meanders through hidden corners and unexpected turns, adding a sense of mystery to the journey.

  2. Aromas in the Air: The scents of freshly baked focaccia and seafood delicacies waft through the streets, tempting taste buds along the way.

  3. Glimpses of History: Ancient architecture and landmarks provide glimpses into Genoa’s rich past, enriching the overall experience.

  4. Warm Welcomes: Local vendors and artisans greet passersby, creating a friendly and inviting atmosphere throughout the exploration.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are Vegetarian or Vegan Options Available on the Food Tour?

Yes, vegetarian and vegan options are available on the food tour. Travelers can enjoy a variety of traditional Genoese and Ligurian specialties catered to their dietary preferences while exploring the old town with a small group.

Is Alcohol Included in the Dinner Sampling Experience?

Alcohol is included in the dinner sampling experience. Guests can enjoy traditional Genoese and Ligurian specialties with accompanying drinks. This adds to the culture and enhances the overall dining experience during the itinerant dinner in the old town.

How Long Is the Walking Distance Between Food Stops?

The walking distance between food stops on the Itinerant Dinner in the Old Town tour varies, typically short to allow for a leisurely pace. Participants can enjoy each culinary experience without feeling rushed.

Is There a Dress Code for the Dinner Tour in the Old Town?

For the dinner tour in the old town, there isn’t a specific dress code. Comfortable attire is recommended for exploring and enjoying the food tour. Travelers can dress casually to fully savor the experience.

Can Special Dietary Restrictions Be Accommodated on the Tour?

Special dietary restrictions can be accommodated on the tour. With advance notice, the local foodie guide ensures personalized dining experiences. Enjoy Genoese and Ligurian specialties while exploring the old town. Small group setting offers attentive service.

Final Words

Join the Itinerant Dinner in Genoa’s old town for a culinary adventure like no other.

With a knowledgeable local guide leading the way, you’ll taste the best of traditional Genoese and Ligurian cuisine while enjoying the city’s rich food culture.

Don’t miss out on this personalized dining experience that will leave you with unforgettable memories and a satisfied palate.

Book your spot now and get ready to indulge in the flavors of Genoa!

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