G.A.I.A. Association

Association G.A.I.A. provides qualified tourist and trekking guides for Liguria and Tuscany regions.

G.A.I.A. Association

Association G.A.I.A. provides qualified tourist and trekking guides for Liguria and Tuscany regions.

Guide services

Professional trained, our guides are informative, qualified in two or more languages and are able to accommodate groups of mixed nationality.

We offer personalized itineraries for individuals, businesses, tour operators or family trips and we can match guides to suit your interests and requirements.

We also provide Driver Guides who offer a flexible and personalized service. All certified with a NCC license, they ensure you a unique experience all around Liguria and Tuscany. Explore in style and comfort!

Tourist Guides

Our licensed guides will be more than happy to answer all your questions regarding full day/half day tours, city sightseeing, short visit to museums or archeological sites.

Our highlights:


For more information about booking a guide, prices availability or to discuss your requirements, please contact us.

Trekking guides

Our licensed trekking guides offer you a wide range of itineraries within the Ligurian Riviera, Tuscany and countryside.
Come with us and discover all the beauty of our territory.

Important to know:

Daily trips are on a 20/30 pax basis and all itineraries are already scheduled in order to optimize your time on tour. Most of our itineraries are classified as “excursions”, so even if you do not need a specific outdoor outfit and be well trained, you must be able to walk on paths with deep and/or uneven surfaces. Be aware to wear always comfortable shoes that are suitable for the trekking, a wind/waterproof jacket, a hat, sunscreen, a backpack with water supply (1 lt.).

Our itineraries:

Gulf of La Spezia: La Spezia, Lerici, Portovenere
- Tramonti's Ring
   Difficulty:
- Paleontological museum in the Castle of Lerici
- Palmaria Island
   Difficulty:
- From Riomaggiore to Portovenere
   Difficulty:
Vallée du Magra
- Magra Valley – Punta Bianca’s Ring
   Difficulty:
- From Bocca di Magra to Lerici
   Difficulty:
- Montemarcello and the Botanic Garden
   Difficulty:
Vara Valley
- At the Vara's source
   Difficulty:
The Cinque Terre
- Path nr.2 or blue path
   Difficulty:
- The crest path
   Difficulty:
- From Deiva Marina to Bonassola
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Why use a guide?

To make a good experience great and unforgettable!

Whether a tourist or trekking guide you will always be with someone who makes your visit amazing.

Avoid getting lost in translation; allow us to bring your vacation to life in your language!
Don't forget: licensed tourist and trekking guides are the only people permitted to guide.

Who tours with us


For more information regarding our trips, itineraries and facilities do not hesitate to contact us.

Be inspired

Above and beneath Liguria: the Province of La Spezia is a territory with a huge variety of different landscapes, in which traditions meet the daily rituals of its people.
Let us lead you in an unforgettable voyage to discover our culture, nature, art, history and gastronomy.

Our clients come from all walks of life and have different interests and reasons for their vacation. But what all they have in common is the desire to discover Italy’s beauties!

Itineraries:


Museums of La Spezia

For more information regarding guided tours and exhibitions please contact us.

Trekking within the parks

Where we are

We are in:

Liguria

  • La Spezia (Gulf of La Spezia,Lerici, Portovenere, Cinque Terre)
  • Portofino (Genova)
  • Flower Riviera (Imperia)

Tuscany
  • Carrara (marble quarries)
  • Forte dei Marmi
  • Lucca
  • Florence

By car:
Highway A12: Genova – Livorno, exit La Spezia/S.Stefano
Highway A15: La Spezia – Parma, exit La Spezia/S.Stefano

By plane:
Airport “C.Colombo”- Genoa at 110 km – tel.+39/010/600861
Airport “ G.Galilei” – Pisa at 70 km – tel.+39/050/28088

For more information regarding our trips, itineraries and facilities do not hesitate to
contact us.