Nervi, Riviera in the city

Nervi, Riviera in the city

Itineraries, guided tours, workshops, watersports

Discover the village of Nervi, with its stunningly beautiful landscapes, in a walking tour that from the marina will take you to the passeggiata – its picturesque promenade – 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.

Different experiences, made possible by the European Alter Eco project, to immerse yourself in the natural harmony of Nervi, while enjoying the scenery and life of the Riviera in the City, at a leisurely pace.

 

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

WHEN: • 30 march 2019 • 13, 20 april 2019  • 4, 18 may 2019 • 1, 29 june 2019 • 13, 27 july 2019 • 17, 31 august 2019  • 7, 28 september 2019 • 12, 26 october 2019 • 9, 23 november 2019  • 7, 28 december 2019  • 11, 25 january 2020 • 8, 22 february 2020 • 14, 28 march 2020

HOURS: > from november to march 2.30 pm   > from april to october 4.30 pm

DURATION:  2.30 hours

MEETING POINT: Galleria d'Arte Moderna via Capolungo 3

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

 

TICKET info:

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

> IAT via Garibaldi 12r 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, Profumerie Sbraccia

WHEN: • 17 march 2019 • 7 april 2019  • 5 may 2019  • 16 june 2019 • 7  july 2019  • 4 august 2019  • 8 september 2019 • 6 october 2019 • 3  november 2019  • 1 december 2019  • 5 january 2020 • 2 february 2020 • 1 march 2020

HOURS: > from november to march 3.00 pm   > from april to october 5.00 pm

DURATION:  1.30 hours

MEETING POINT: Galleria d'Arte Moderna via Capolungo 3

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

 

TICKET info:

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

> IAT via Garibaldi 12r e IAT Porto Antico - tel +39 010 557 2903

Guided tours are confirmed even with bad weather

 

Tasting the sea (seasonal)

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

WHEN: • 27 april 2019 • 11, 25 may 2019 • 8, 22 june 2019 • 6, 20 july 2019 • 10 august 2019 • 14, 21 september 2019

HOURS:  10.30 / 10.30 am

DURATION: 2 h 30 / 2.30 hours

MEETING POINT: Collegio Emiliani, via Provana di Leyni 15

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 thursday minimum 6 people.

 

TICKET info:

> storiedibarche@gmail.com - Roberto Guzzardi, tel +39 340 789 3160

> IAT via Garibaldi 12r e IAT Porto Antico - tel +39 010 557 2903

 

Nervi, 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

WHEN: • 23 march 2019 • 15 february 2020

WHERE: Hotel Esperia - Via Val Cismon, 1

HOURS:  03.00 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

WHEN: • 11 may 2019

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

HOURS: 04.00 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  


Sea colours and flavours

WHEN: • 24  august 2019

WHERE: Musei di Nervi, Galleria d’arte moderna

HOURS:  04.30 pm

DURATION:  2,30 hours

PRICE:  13€ per person tasting included

 

TICKET info:

 

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


From the olive tree to oil, the taste of green gold

WHEN: • 19 october 2019 • 16 november 2019

WHERE:  Hotel Astor - Viale delle Palme, 16

HOURS:  03.00 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 Astor astor@astorhotel.it - tel +39 010 32 9011


Pasta and flour: Nervi's mills and other stories

WHEN: • 30 november 2019

WHERE: Hotel Esperia - Via Val Cismon, 1

HOURS:  03.00 pm

DURATION:  2 hours

PRICE: 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 the wide variety of potatoes

WHEN: • 18  january 2020

WHERE: Musei di Nervi, Wolfsoniana e Raccolte Frugone

HOURS:  03.00 pm

DURATION:  2 hours

PRICE:  16€ per person tasting included. By reservation only.


TICKET info:

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


Colours and flavours of the herbs

WHEN:  • 29 february 2020

WHERE: Musei di Nervi, Galleria d’arte moderna

HOURS: 15.00 / 03.00 pm

DURATION: 2 h / 2 hours

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

 

TICKET info:

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


Afternoon Tea at the museum. From the painting to the cup

WHEN: • 7, 21 march 2020

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

HOURS:  03.30 pm

DURATION:   2,30 hours

PRICE:  each meeting 13€ per person tasting included. By reservation only.

 

TICKET info:

 

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

 

 

Water sports (seasonal)

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.

WHEN: > midweek from march to october, by reservation only. Minimum 6 people   >  june to september on the following dates:  • 15/16 june 2019 • 13/14  july 2019 • 10/11 august 2019 • 7/8 september 2019. By reservation only.

HOURS:  11.00 am

DURATION:  2 hours first day + 2 hours second day

MEETING POINT: Lo Scalo, Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi 23

PRICE:   from 5 to 10 partecipants 90€ per person - 3/4 partecipants 100€ per person - 2 partecipants 110€ per person

 

TICKET info: > Lo scalo, Diego Tosarello info@loscalo.it - tel +39 333 485 3440


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.

WHEN:  from may to october, saturday and sunday. By reservation only.

HOURS: 2.00 pm

DURATION:  saturday 3 hours + (upon request) 1 hour dive on sunday

MEETING POINT: Diving Nervi ITC, Via Gazzolo 32r

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

 

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


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.

WHEN:  midweek from may to october.  By reservation only.

DURATION: 3 hours

MEETING POINT: Diving Nervi ITC, via Gazzolo 32r

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

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

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