Aloschi Bros

Portofino Port Tour


Intimate Cinque Terre by land & sea

Duration: 9 hours

Tour type: Leisure and Adventure


The best way to admire Cinque Terre today  the result of the continuous interaction between human beings and nature is by an intimate tour by land and sea.

Enjoy a scenic drive along Cinque Terre with wonderful views and reach the village of Manarola, bequeathed with more grapevines than any other Cinque Terre village. Embark on a private motorboat and visit Cinque Terre from the sea away from the crowds, stop to a quite bay to enjoy swimming with snacks and drinks available on board. Continue cruising along Cinque Terre and reach the village of Portovenere where you will have free time to explore. Return to La Spezia by private minivan

Portofino walking tour & Brown Castle

Duration: 3 hours

Tour type: Leisure and Adventure


It’s time to explore gorgeous Portofino from a local’s point of view. Portofino is a picturesque, half-moon shaped seaside village, boasting crystalline green waters that reveal a myriad of aquatic life. your guide will take you on a walking tour to stunning Castle Brown. Castle Brown, with its Mediterranean garden rich of flowers, pergolas, and roses combined with a jaw-dropping view over the bay, is one of the most gorgeous museums you’ll ever visit. From the castle, you’ll head over to the Church of St. George, where the bones of the dragon-slaying saint are buried. To conclude this spectacular tour, you’ll enjoy free time at the charming Piazzetta before heading back to the ship.

Small Group: Cinque Terre drive

Duration: 8 hours

Tour type : Leisure and Culture


Discover the coastal cultural charms of three Cinque Terre villages while on a trip that lets you stroll the tiny harbor in Riomaggiore, taste Italian cuisine in Monterosso, and walk around Manarola’s historic landmarks. A scenic coach trip bring you to the easternmost village of Riomaggiore, a picturesque fishing outpost tucked among plunging cliffsides; discover churches dating back to the 14th century or see a castle built during the Genovese Republic era. You will continue the discovery among the colorful villas of Manarola, believed to be the oldest of the five seaside villages.

Your guide will share about the Gothic and Baroque stylings of San Lorenzo church and display the town’s medieval fortress ruins. Then hop back on the coach for a ride to Monterosso, the largest of the UNESCO-listed Cinque Terre villages along Italy’s Ligurian Riviera. In a local restaurant, you will be treated to a full lunch with typical Italian dishes and wine. Then reflect on the day’s discoveries on the return trip back to the ship.

Paradise Coast by land & Sea

Duration: 7 hours

Tour type : Leisure and Culture


As you cruise along the Ligurian coast, marvel at the picturesque scenery of rugged cliffs and secluded coves. Pause for photos in the bay in front of the village of San Fruttuoso. The imposing Benedictine Monastery and Doria Tower are said to date back to the 13th century.

Rounding the huge rocky spur known as Punta Chiappa, you’ll reach Camogli. This small fishing village is famed for its pastel-coloured houses, some of which are adorned with seashells. Stroll through the small historical centre and visit the wonderful baroque Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta. Enjoy some free time in Camogli to soak up the atmosphere and perhaps try some of the local ice-cream.

Your next stop will be at the beautiful little village of Portofino. Here, your guide will show you the small Piazzetta and narrow streets hosting some of Italy’s most exclusive boutiques. The brightly-painted houses and idyllic setting make this tiny fishing village picture-perfect, so remember to take your camera.

Ligurian Pesto, pasta & Wine Tasting

Duration: 6 hours

Tour type : Leisure and Culinary


Your journey will take you to the delightful town of Sestri Levante, located in a spectacular landscape and, with its peninsula that divides the “two seas” of the Bay of Silence and the Bay of Fables, it is one of the most enchanting places to visit in northern Italy riviera.

Upon arrival at a local restaurant, a demonstration will be given on how to make pesto sauce – ingredients of which include fresh basil, garlic, cheese and walnuts. You’ll also see how to make ‘troffie’, the typical Ligurian hand-made pasta, and discover specialties such as focaccia, delicious bread made with olive oil.

Afterwards, enjoy a leisurely lunch of wonderful Italian dishes. Locally produced wine will be served with lunch and your meal will be rounded off with dessert and coffee.