Thunder Family Trip

Camogli, Metropolitan City of Genoa, Italy

Cassandra Azevedo Maggiolo
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Jun 18 - 27, 2022
Group size: 1 - 25
Thunder Family Trip
Camogli, Metropolitan City of Genoa, Italy

Cassandra Azevedo Maggiolo
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Jun 18 - 27, 2022
Group size: 1 - 25

About this trip

While your athletes are hard at work training and playing, take advantage of our cultural program for parents. Visit the secret narrow alleyways that lead to the 'Pirate Point',  learn how to make focaccia formaggio and/or pesto, indulge in delicious wines from the local Ligurian countryside and hike up San Rocco to take in incredible views of the Sea. 

What’s included

  • Restaurant reservations
    If you need help with reserving restaurants, ie in San Fruttuoso or one of the best places in town, I’ll be happy to make the reservations for you
  • Tour of Camogli
    1 hr city tour of the history of Camogli
  • Cooking Class
    Learn how to make Focaccia Formaggio from scratch
  • Wine Tasting
    Taste a variety of typical Ligurian Wines..
  • Lunch in San Fru
    Indulge in handmade pasta, fresh seafood and great wines at this hidden restaurant
  • Tour of Genova
    4 hr tour of Genova,: visit the labyrinth of narrow alleys through the city, Ferrari Fountain and lots of shopping! (Lunch not included but can be added)
  • Florence
    Visit the sites of Florence with the team. Tickets will need to be booked on your own for museums etc.
  • Cinque Terre
    Train to Cinque Terre then walk around visiting the 5 lands.
  • Portofino
    Visit Portofino and it’s beautiful cove, Castle Brown and the Lighthouse
  • Santa Margherita
    A quaint town with tons of shopping and restaurants.
  • San Fruttuoso by boat
    Take a quick ride to The bay of San Fruttuoso where there is a stature located at the bottom of the sea where you can dive down and see it!
  • Milan
    Do some sightseeing of the Milan Duomo and some famous Milan Shopping
  • Cooking Class
    Learn how to make the famous Ligurian Pesto
  • Hike to San Rocco
    30 min hike to the church on the top of the hill to see the panoramic view of the coast (lunch not included but may be added)
  • HIke to Punta Chiappa
    1 hr Hike to Punta Chiappa with a return by boat (lunch not included but can be added)
  • Day on a yacht*
    Relax while sailing down the Italian Riviera. A light lunch, snacks, water, music and wine are available for purchase. Minimum 20 people
  • Kayak
    Kayak around portofino
  • Music and Aperitivo
    Music, food and drinks on a boat driving in front of Portofino, camogli
  • Tonnara
    Learn how and why the fisherman of Camogli use the Tonnara, at the end there will be wine and samples of the tonnara
  • Typical Ligurian Lunch
    Sit down and be served the classic menu in Liguria… focaccia col formaggio, trofie al pesto, fritto misto and white wine!
  • Cocktail pairing
    While sitting and enjoying the view have some cocktails with food pairing

Available options

Hike to San Rocco (min2)
Hike to Punta Chiappa (min4)
Hike to San Fruttuosso (min 4)
Cooking class: Pesto (min4)
Cocktail pairing (min 4)
Boat (min 9 people)
Music, food and drinks (min 20)(max 50)
Tonnara (max 8)
Typical Ligurian lunch


Exploring Camogli

We will explore Camogli by foot, exploring the labyrinth of small streets while learning fun facts about this quaint fishing village. Stopping for a focaccia here and a spritz there. 

Your Organizer

Cassandra Azevedo Maggiolo
My name is Cassie Azevedo Maggiolo. I’m the European coordinator for Azevedo Water Polo’s travel trips. I have led team and individual training trips for the past eight years. After finishing college I moved to play professional in Dunaújváros, Hungary. After Hungary I played in Italy for 5 years. Once in Italy I saw the opportunity to show what other countries could offer. To expand your style od play. On these international trips we give young athletes a combination of high-level professional experience and cultural immersion. A fun fact is that Italy was the only country in the world to medal in both men’s and women’s water polo in the 2016 Olympic games.