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Genoa Tourism: Best of Genoa

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BED & BREAKFAST VERDE SUL MARE - Arenzano (21 Km from Genoa)
Bed and Breakfast Green on the Sea is located in a cottage in the pine-wood of Arenzano, in a green area of pines, olives trees and mediterrean brush facing the sea. Here you will be able to enjoy quiet, songs of birds, scent of nature, and at the same time ...
The town of Genoa, with an elevation of 20 m (70 ft), is in the Province of Genoa (GE). The Patron saint is St. John the Baptist on June 24. Residents has the demonym of "Genovesi".

In Genoa there are 245 accomodation. You may visit 75 places of interest.
Guide written by the community written by Bridget Brackett

Genova is one of the cities in Italy that is worldly known as the base of Liguria and one of the historical attraction towns. Initially, it was called Genoa. It is located on the Northern part of Italy. In addition, it has a stretched record in commercial activities, parks and other attractions. Many visitors to Italy recommend this town to others who plan to visit the country. It has many fascinating sites and... continue


HOTEL LA VELA - CASTELLO RIFUGIO - Santa Margherita Ligure (23 Km from Genoa)
La Vela Hotel is a little castle built at the end of 19th century on the quiet green area slightly on the hill at about 10 minutes walk from the centre of Santa Margherita.You can see all the Tigullio Gulf
Guide written by the community written by Bridget Brackett

Once one is conversed with points to visit, he or she has to have in mind some of the activities one may enjoy for a two days tour in Italy especially in Genova town. This may aid a visitor to Genoa plan effectively for the tour.• City sightseeingOne has the opportunity to take a look at all the features in town. There exist tour guides who take people around showing them some of the unique sites.• Quick cooking... continue


Guide written by the community written by Piper Wood

Among the most renowned Farmacia del Papa (1960) located in Via San Lorenzo, Tessuti Rivara (1802) in piazza San Lorenzo, Libreria Bozzi (1810) in via Cairoli, and the Bar Caffè Klainguti (1829) in piazza Somiglia. The city's elegant shopping area is in via Roma, with shops and workshops with prestigious names. While the area XX Settembre offers lively pedestrian areas dotted with shops. Worth visiting visit local... continue


Guide written by the community written by Kevin Patel

There are two events very suggestive that renew the relationship with the sea and Genoa: the Palio Marinaro Genovese di S. Pietro and the Historical race of the Ancient Maritime Republics. The Palio is a traditional boat race between the neighborhoods commemorates each year in June and reppresent the battle between the fishing boats to prioritize the sale of fish in the past. The Historic Regata of Ancient Maritime... continue


Guide written by the community written by Kevin Patel

Opposite the Porto Antico, the modern structure designed by Renzo Piano as part of the break between old and new with the Bigo, The Aquarium which is the biggest in Europe with a large variety of ecosystems, and Panoramic elevator offering a panoramic views from sea and city.Unlike other cities in the port is here lived every day for long walks along Ponte Spinola to the Isola delle Chiatte (island of barges), as a... continue


Guide written by the community written by Jhonny Taylor

For those who start the visit of the city from Porta Soprana encounter immediately what remains of the house where Christopher Columbus lived. The expansion of the city begins in 1000 when Genoa became one of the most powerful maritime republics, expanding its commercial and military dominance in all the Mediterranean Sea untill to the Black Sea, the power is achieved in the 1500's made of rich merchants, navigators... continue


Guide written by the community written by Jhonny Taylor

The most charming viewpoint of the city to admire the old town, the sea and surrounding hills is the Spianata Castelletto and immediately it comes the thought that perhaps Genoa is one of the few seaside towns where the industrial port is inserted without breaking in the skyline where cranes seem to disguise large seabirds. The historic center with narrow streets and the Porto Antico are the areas to be visited on... continue


Guide written by the community written by Claudia Muffin

The idea of me wither from the heat of Milan even let mature in me the idea to escape to the sea to discover new places so I rented car and headed towards Liguria and arrived in Genoa. The entrance to the city was fabulous suddenly after several curves Genoa comes close in all its splendor on the hills while the sun and the sea embrace it. Bordering on the sea driving on the elevated route I parked and immediately... continue


LOCANDA I TRE MERLI - Camogli (19 Km from Genoa)
A night that dreams are made of in Camogli’s harbor is our motto Lovely position on the sea between the fishing boats 5 double rooms, all with bathroom and panoramic sea views, comfort, air conditioning; private car parking. SPA with Jacuzzi, Turkish bath, ...
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  • Theaters

  • Cultural centers

  • Museums

  • Parks and nature reserves

  • Castles, palaces and mansions

  • Churches and places of worship

  • Cemeteries

  • Bridges

  • Viewpoints

  • UNESCO sites

  • Libraries and archives

  • Walls, towers and gates

  • Ports

  • Astronomical Observing Sites