On a strip of land that stretches almost 40 kilometres from the east to the west, Genoa is a city that enjoys a mild climate all year round, offering a holiday packed with the sea, beaches, culture and fun.
The heart of the city is the Porto Antico, renovated by the architect Renzo Piano in 1992 celebrating the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America and currently hosts the second largest Aquarium in Europe, the Sea Museum, The City of children, the Biosphere and the Antarctic Museum.
The largest historical centre in Europe, the old town and its maze of quaint alleyways (caruggi), its architecture and its historical buildings, the Rolli, were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2006.
The city’s main promenade, Corso Italia, is located less than two kilometres east of the centre and ends in the charming village of Boccadasse and its pastel colours, so typical of the Liguria area.
Don’t miss out on a visit to the Nervi district, where you can enjoy a walk along the steep sea cliffs and admire the stunning silhouette of Mount Portofino and from which you can access the only city park.
With 20 museums, 90 churches and a varied calendar of events packed with exhibitions and festivals, Genoa is the ideal city to spend a weekend away also with the family.