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Discover the breathtaking landscape and the cultural and historical beauty of Genoa in a different way, following unusual routes, almost ignored by tourists, together with experienced guides. Have fun, do some sport and make new friends just walking through the secret city!
The tours will be open also to disabled people. A special tour will be dedicated to sightless and deaf people.
Partecipation free of charge.
Booking is required: from October 6th Phone 010 5574354- 5574328 from 9 a.m. to 13.a.m and from 14.p.m to 16 p.m.
You can choose between those routes. At the end of the guided tours, we will offer to everybody a typical snack “focaccia and white wine”.
Lenth: 2.5 hour walking Distance: Km 5 Difficulty : intermediate-easy, also for desabled people Meeting point : Via Balbi – Atrio di Palazzo Reale Time of departure guided visit: 9,30 a.m - 11,00 a.m. - 14,30 p.m. - 16,00 p.m.
The tour start from the venues where the very young Paganini performed: The Falcone Theatre, today part of Palazzo Reale, and con l’Oratory of San Filippo Neri in Via Lomellini. In the Museums of Strada Nuova - Palazzo Tursi, inside of Paganini’s Hall, it is possibile to admire the “Cannone”, the famous violin of Paganini, created by Guarneri del Gesù, together with some other important objects which belonged to the violinist. Walking in front of Carlo Felice Theatre, still open today, the tour reach Palazzo Ducale, where we find the Grimaldina tower, which contributed in creating some legends about the damned and diabolic figure of Paganiniluog. Ahed we find S. Donato’s Church, where his baptism certificate is keept. Along Stradone S. Agostino there were the omonymous theatre, today called Teatro della Tosse, where Paganini played the variations on Carmagnola and Le Streghe. Inside S. Agostino’s Museum, in Sarzano, is preserved the shrine of his house. From Piazza S. Croce we reach Piazza S. Maria in Passione, where is located “Casa Paganini” ( Paganini’s House), a place for contemporary music experimentation, where the tour ends, with the opportunità to make an interactive visit of the Univerity InfoMusLab, a music laboratory.
Time of departure guided visit: 10,00 a.m. - 14,00 p.m. - 15,30 p.m. dedicated to deaf peaople with a special guide (open to averybody)
Deaf and sightless people will be able to enjoy the romantic way inside the wonderfull Villa Pallavicini in Pegli, and to discover the mysterious message left from their creators Ignazio Pallavicini, and the Carlo Felice Theatre’s stage designer Michele Canzio. The seightless people will be able to join the visit also with the group which start at 10 a.m., since the guide will expressly describe everything with lots of details. For the deaf people pleas notice that the group starting the visit at 15.30 p.m. will be guided from an interpreter of LIS (italian sign language) with the help of the National Deaf and Thumb Association.
Lenth: 3 hour walking
Distance: Km 6
Meeting point: in front of Forte Sperone or at the Funicolare Zecca al Righi Station
Time of departure guided visit: 9,00 a.m. - 14,00 p.m.