If you are looking for a quick getaway the easy to explore Genoa is full of history and culture making a weekend in Genoa a stunning and interesting experience.
Postcard perfect scenery
Narrow ribbon like streets weave through Genoa’s hilly landscape and so seeing this historic city is a beautiful but somewhat tiring experience.
At the basin of Genoa’s winding hills is the lively and recently rejuvenated waterfront filled with luxury boats and lined by smart eateries. And only moments from here is the old quarter, in which you won’t have to look far to find stunning ancient architecture.
This is a rich, diverse and compact city – so bag a flight to Genoa and see for yourselves everything it has to offer.
A fabulous history
Arguably the most impressive sight in Genoa is the San Lorenzo Cathedral, a breathtaking spectacle dating back to the 12th century.
You may also be interested in visiting Cassa della Famiglio Colombo, the former home of world-famous explorer Christopher Colombus.
This city is the capital of Italy’s beautiful Liguria region, so to make the most off this gorgeous area it would be a good idea to consider car hire in Genoa.
Where to stay in Genoa
The Hotel Astoria, situated nicely between the old quarter and Genoa’s more modern attractions, is a perfect base for a sightseeing weekend.
If you stay at Best Western Metropoli you will find on your doorstep the famous ‘Via Garibaldi’, a street which has even been given UNESCO world heritage status.
For great value in a superb location, Bellevue Hotel is hard to beat, well placed within reasonable distance of the airport and train station.
As you will no doubt discover, great hotels in Genoa are plentiful.