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RUNNING ALONG THE SEAFRONT PRIVATE TOUR – 12KM

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A running tour that explores the scenic seaside of Genoa just outside Downtown. Enjoy the beautiful promenade of Corso Italia and run along the beach reaching the old fisherman neighborhood called Boccadasse now full of bars/restaurants.
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TOUR DETAILS

  • Tour Type

    private tour
  • Tour Distance

    12 km / 7.4 mi
  • Tour Duration

    1h30min
  • Level of Difficulty

    easy
  • Tour pace

    individual
  • Tour days

    Mon - Sun
  • Start times

    From 6:30 AM till 8:30 AM
  • Tour Language

    English, Italian (optional)

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Details

Starting from the central Piazza de Ferrari, runners find themselves running through a quaint neighbourhood with beautiful views of the entire city until they find themselves in by the central seaside.

You will run via the long promenade from an area called ‘La foce’ to the amazing small old village called Boccadasse. Many years ago it was only a village famous for its fishing port and now it’s an area full of bars/restaurant where you can spend time on the beach, take an aperitif in one of the several bars or have a romantic dinner. Here you can feel a magical atmosphere, even though we are still only 5 km from Genoa Centre.

On the way back we run through the elegant neighbourhood Albaro : a big hill full of beautiful houses, green area and some typical narrow streets close to the sea. In the past here there were a lot of properties belonging to the aristocratic people living in the center. It was the country side of the city becoming now the most exclusive part of Genoa for living.

This running tour is perfect for the runners who would like to run along the scenic seaside and experience the local gem of Boccadasse.

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MORE TOUR INFO

  • Pick-up service:
    Pick-up service from your hotel/apartment or another meeting point is possible and will be checked by the tour provider individually.
    If your hotel/apartment should be too far away from the city centre or not close to the tour route, then we will meet you at our standard meeting point at "statue Giuseppe Garibladi".

    Standard meeting point:
    At the statue Giuseppe Garibladi in front of Opera Theater Carlo Felice’.
    Piazza De Ferrari /Largo Sandro Pertini
    Google Maps link: Statue Giuseppe Garibladi

    Meeting details:
    The tour provider will get in contact with you to provide you with more detailed information after the tour was booked.
    Please, bring along your mobile phone in case we need to contact each other.

    • Private guide/tour
    • Individual pace
    • Digital photos
    • Tour route
    • Pick-up service
    • Water supply
  • DO YOU CANCEL IF IT RAINS?
    No we do not cancel our tours if it rains, storm etc. It is very rare that conditions are so bad, that we have to cancel, so if you are in doubt - expect to run. 

    WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
    In Genoa we have mild winters and warm summers, so weather conditions do not vary significantly. But it is always a good idea to check the weather conditions before travelling to Genoa, so that you know what temperatures to expect. 

    During the colder months we always recommend people to wear long sleeves as we have short stops along the run, in order to take photos and for the guide to talk about the attractions. 

    In summer you can easily just wear a t-shirt and a pair of shorts/tights. A hat can also be very handy in summertime in general.  

    IS THERE WATER ON THE TOUR?
    We will provide you with bottled water during the tour. Also there are a few public water fountains along the way, so if you are in need of a sip of water, simply ask the guide to point out a drinking spot.

    HOW FAST DO YOU RUN ON THE TOURS, DO I HAVE TO BE AN ELITE RUNNER TO PARTICIPATE?
    The running pace is set on our private tours by you.

    IS IT POSSIBLE TO STORE BAGS AND CLOTHES AT THE PLACE WE START?
    Unfortunately, there is no storage for bags. Please travel light.

    IS IT POSSIBLE TO TAKE PICTURES ALONG THE WAY?
    Yes, you can bring your camera and snap away. If there is a certain place you would like to take a picture, then simply ask your guide.

    DO YOU HAVE A HOTEL PICK-UP SERVICE?
    We offer for our private tours an optional hotel pick-up service. The hotel or apartment building should be on or close to the tour route. 

    Please let us know your complete hotel or apartment address during the tour reservation process and we will check if we can meet you at your hotel/apartment.  

  • If you need to cancel a booked service, it is mandatory to email Go! Running Tours by respondng on the booking confirmation email or via our contact form: Get in contact with us.

    You are entitled to cancel your booking up to 4 workdays before the booked tour date, free of charge. There will be in this case be a full refund of the tour and service fees.

    If you cancel a booking between 3 and 0 days before the booked tour date, or if you do not attend the tour, there will be no refund.

    If the tour provider is not able to accept the tour, or if the tour provider was not able to carry out the booked tour, Go! Running Tours guarantess a full refund of the tour and service fees.
tip  BOOKING TIP:
BOOK EARLY - GIVE US SOME TIME
We recommend to book your running tour minimum 2-3 days before your preferred tour date. Especially during the different high seasons, when many guests like to join our runs.
That will give the guide/city manager enough time to arrange together with you the last tour details like the meeting point, start time and to organize a personal tour guide for your unique and fun running experience.
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  • 1. Click on "Book Now"
  • 2. Select date/start time, # of runners
  • 3. Fill in personal data plus additional info

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  • 4. Accept T&S and click on "Continue"
  • 5. Forward to secure payment website
  • 6. Pay with your credit card
  • NOTE: Cash payment is not possible!

email CONFIRMATION

  • 7. Check your email inbox for pre-confirmation
  • 8. Tour guides reach out to you within 24h
  • 9. Guides will arrange tour details with you
  • 10. Tour is confirmed and set

guarantee GUARANTEE

  • We guarantee your money until you have done the tour! In case of that the tour can't be arranged or any other not self-inflicted circumstance, we will provide a full refund within 24h.

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