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Nervi, Riviera in the city. Alter Eco 2019

From 17.03.2019 (All day) to 31.03.2020 (All day)
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ALTER ECO is an European project, cured by Department of Tourism and Department of Culture of municipality of Genoa. This project is designed to promote the tourist quality services and enhance the locals traditions of the land of Nervi. On this page can find all the information about the European project Interreg Med - Alter Eco.

Discover the village of Nervi, with its stunningly beautiful landscapes, in a walking tour that from the marina will take you to the passeggiata, historical parks and modern art museums; during olfactory walking tours, sniff your way through the fragrances of the paintings in the museum collections, as well as of plants and flowers in the parks; learn about ancient crafts and trades traditionally linked to sea-life and to the growing of local produce by attending experiential workshops encompassing both the sea and the hills; get the most picturesque views of Nervi’s amazing cliffs through outdoor sports.
All activities are offered in Italian and English.

Arts and Nature

Guided walking tour through the beauties of Nervi: from the Museums along the Parks and the promenade overlooking the sea, to the marina with a nature expert for the outdoor tour and an art historian for Raccolte Frugone, Galleria d’Arte Moderna and Wolfsoniana.

By: Cooperativa Solidarietà e Lavoro e Cooperativa Dafne



- March: 30
- April: 13, 20
- May: 4, 18
- June: 1, 29
- July: 13, 27

- August: 17, 31

- September: 7, 28
- October: 12, 26
- November: 9, 23
- December: 7, 28
- January: 11, 25
- February: 8, 22
- March: 14, 28


- from november to march 2.30 pm

- from april to july 4.30 pm

Duration: 2:30 hours

Price: 13 € per person (free for children under 12)

Meeting Point: Galleria d'Arte Moderna via Capolungo 3

Ticket Info:

- biglietteriagam@comune.genova.it tel +39 010 372 6025

- IAT centro città e IAT Porto Antico tel +39 010 557 2903

Guided tours are confirmed even with bad weather.

The Scent of Art

Olfactory walking tour through the Museums (Raccolte Frugone and Galleria d’Arte Moderna) and the rose garden, led by an art historian and a perfume expert, for an unusual discovery of olfactory links between the artworks and the flowers and plants in the Parks.

By: Cooperativa Solidarietà e Lavoro and Profumeria Sbraccia



- 17 March
- 7 April
- 5 May
- 16 June
- 7 July

- 4 August

- 8 September

- 6 October
- 3 November
- 1 December
- 5 January
- 2 February
- 1 March


- from november to march 3.00 pm

- from april to july 5.00 pm

Duration: 1.30 hours

Price: 13 € per person (free for children under 12)

Meeting Point:  Galleria d’Arte Moderna, via Capolungo 3 

Ticket Info:

- biglietteriagam@comune.genova.it tel +39 010 372 6025

- IAT centro città e IAT Porto Antico tel +39 010 557 2903

The Hill to the Sea

Mediterranean scents and flavours

Several meetings in the Museums and Hotels of Nervi in collaboration with Marsano Agricultural Institute to discover, through tastings and intriguing stories, the taste of Ligurian extra-virgin olive oil, the scents of aromatic herbs, citrus fruits and roses, ancient fruit and vegetable varieties, all magnificently illustrated in the authoritative book on fruit bearing trees Pomona Italiana by Giorgio Gallesio.

In collaboration with: Musei di Nervi, Cooperativa Solidarietà e Lavoro, Istituto Agrario Marsano, Hotel Astor, Hotel Esperia, Azienda Agricola Maria Giulia Scolaro - Valli dell’Antola, Azienda Agricola Taverna del Sole - Agriturismo Sant’Ilario, Società M.Franco Ravano,  Società Sportiva Ardita Juventus, Azienda Gnecco, Garden Nervi di Crovetto Pietro.


Trails of citrus fruits, 23 march

Where: Hotel Esperia, Via Val Cismon, 1

Hours: 3:00 pm

Duration: 2 hours

Price: each workshop 10 € per person tasting included. By reservation only.

Ticket Info:

- Istituto Agrario Marsano, Prof. Marcello Maimone marcello.maimone@fastwebnet.it tel +39 333 236 3062

- Hotel Esperia info@hotelesperia.it tel +39 340 246 3455

On Roses and other wonders, 11 may

Where: Musei di Nervi, Galleria d’arte moderna e Raccolte Frugone con roseto

Hours: 4:00 pm

Duration: 2.30 hours

Price: 13 € per person tasting included. By reservation only.

Ticket Info: biglietteriagam@comune.genova.it tel +39 010 372 6025

Tasting the sea

Full immersion in ancient Ligurian crafts and trades traditionally linked to sea-life, listening to stories of fishermen, carpenters, woodcutters and line makers (cordanieri). The partecipants will learn firsthand how to brine anchiovies, preparing their own small jar, in the picturesque cave in the ancient Collegio Emiliani’s Darsena (dry dock).

By: Associazione Storie di barche


- April: 27
- May: 11, 25
- June: 8, 22
- July: 6, 20

Hours: 10:30 am

Duration: 2.30 hours

Price: 35 € per person (the price includes tastings of Ligurian wine and food, plus a jar of salted anchovies prepared by each participant). By reservation only by previous thursday minimum 6 people.

Meeting Point: Collegio Emiliani, via Provana di Leyni 15 . 

Ticket Info: storiedibarche@gmail.com Roberto Guzzardi, tel +39 340 789 3160

- IAT centro città e IAT Porto Antico tel +39 010 557 2903

Waters Sports

Either on the weekend or on midweek days, you can try out different sports in the Marina (Porticciolo di Nervi) at the local kayak school Lo Scalo and Nervi’s ITC Diving Centre. Untrained and proficient scuba divers and canoeists, adults and children alike, can experience the thrill of exploring the coast of the Genoese Riviera (where diving sports were first born) by kayaking, snorkelling or diving with a breathing apparatus, while discovering Nervi’s prehistoric cliffs, hidden coves, and ancient villas overlooking the sea.

By: Lo Scalo, Scuola Canoa Kayak e Diving Nervi ITC.

Kayaking between sea and sky

In this two-day course, partecipants will learn how to steer a kayak on the first day, and on the following how to take it to sea on an escursion to discover the coast and the beauties of Nervi.


- from may to july: midweek, by reservation only. Minimum 6 people.

- from june to july on the following dates: 15-16 june, 13-14 july, by reservation only.

Hours: 11:00 am

Duration: 2 hours first day + 2 hours second day


- from 5 to 10 partecipants 90 € per person

- 3/4 partecipants 100 € per person

- 2 partecipants 110 € per person

Meeting Point: Lo Scalo, Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi 23

Ticket Info: Lo scalo, info@loscalo.it, Diego Tosarello tel +39 333 485 3440

Discover Nervi by snorkeling

An inflatable boat trip along the coast of Nervi from the Marina to Scoglio del Cane in Capolungo with a snorkelling and swimming guide.

Calendar: from may to july, midweek, by reservation only.

Duration: 3 hours

Price: 50 € per person, minimum 8, maximum 20 people. Other solutions upon request minimum 400 €. By reservation only.

Meeting Point: Diving Nervi ITC, via Gazzolo 32r

Ticket Info: Diving Nervi ITC, Tiziana Ravera info@divingnervi.com tel +39 346 0659 656

Discover scuba diving

Quick and easy beginners’ scuba diving class. Under direct supervision of a PADI instructor, participants will learn basic skills and safety information needed to scuba dive.

Calendar: from may to july, saturday and sunday. By reservation only.

Duration: saturday 2 hours + (upon request) 1 hour dive on sunday.

Price: saturday 50 € per person / saturday + sunday 75 € per person

Meeting Point: Diving Nervi ITC, Via Gazzolo 32r

Ticket Info: Diving Nervi ITC, Tiziana Ravera - info@divingnervi.com - tel +39 346 0659 656

Dal 17.03.2019 (All day) al 31.03.2020 (All day)

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