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Genoa, "La Superba", is a city that makes a profound impression. Sandwiched between the sea and the Ligurian hills, Genoa spreads upwards from the port, a jumble of a city with a long and chequered history. This European Capital of Culture in 2004 has dozens of museums and galleries, a renowned theatre and the largest aquarium in Europe. The city has good shopping, the best nightlife in Liguria and excellent restaurants. Day excursions along the stunning Ligurian coast are highly recommended.

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Museums of the ’Strada Nuova’

Made a UNESCO world heritage site in 2006, Via Garibaldi is lined with Renaissance palaces, built by Genova’s wealthiest families in the 16th and 17th centuries. Palazzo Bianco houses a huge collection of Italian and Flemish art including works by Rubens, Van Dyck and Caravaggio. Palazzo Rosso houses an incredible collection put together over two centuries by the Brignole-Sale family.
Adresse: Via Garibaldi, Genoa

Palazzo Spinola

This National Gallery is housed in a 16th-century palace and was donated to the state by the Spinola family. Here you will find many famous works done by the greatest Genoese, Flemish and European artists including important collection of ceramics. Works by Rubens, Van Dyck, il Grechetto, Valerio Castello and others are on display here.
Adresse: Piazza di Pellicceria 1, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 270 5300

Galata Maritime Museum

Galata Maritime Museum is the biggest museum of its kind in the Mediterranean and a must for anyone wanting to understand more of Genoa’s sea-faring past. With high-tech displays, real-life replica galley ships and over 6000 original artefacts, you will find yourself busy here. The museum is located right in the heart of the city, near the famous "acquario".
Adresse: Calata Darsena 1, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 23 45 267

Aquarium of Genoa

This is a fabulous aquarium – the biggest in Europe with over 10,000 square metres – dedicated to conservation and education! It is a beautiful visit and a great way to learn something more about the fascinating sea-life while having fun with the whole family!
Adresse: Area Porto Antico, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 234 51

Bigo Panoramic Lift

Bigo lift, designed by the Genoese architect Renzo Piano is a huge spider-like contraption, with a viewing cabin that shoots you up 40 metres for a fabulous view. Do you dare? If this is the case, you will enjoy a panoramic breath-taking view of the beautiful city of Genoa, hills and sea included!
Adresse: Porto Antico, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 23451

San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo, in the heart of the old part of the city, is Genoa’s main cathedral, famous for its fabulous black and white stripy marble facade dating back to the 12th century. Be amazed over the beautiful interior inside the cathedral with high ceilings, tall columns and with gorgeous stain glass. It is also here, in the basement, you will find the Treasure museum. In front of the building, there are two photogenic stone lions guarding, so don´t forget the camera.
Adresse: Piazza San Lorenzo, Centro Storico, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 247 1831

Medieval Quarter

The Medieval Quarter is one of Europe’s largest, the tiny caruggi (alleys) thread their way up, down and across the centre of the city. The buildings can reach six storeys, the alleys – in places no wider than a couple of metres – hiding great restaurants, bars and shops. Getting lost is inevitable and always fascinating.
Adresse: Medieval Quarter, Genoa

Piazza San Matteo

Piazza San Matteo is a very small and beautiful piazza and home to the powerful Doria family for 500 years. See the 12th-century Roman Catholic church of San Matteo, with its beautiful 14th-century cloister and breath the history that permeates this place!
Adresse: Piazza San Matteo, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 247 4361

Palazzo Reale

Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace) is a 17th-century palace built by the Balbi family. It was once a large aristocratic residence for the three most powerful families in the city (Balbis, Durazzo and Savoy) and today it is a museum, housing historical furniture, hundreds of paintings and sculptures. There is also an impressive garden to visit that brims with vegetation and exotic plants.
Adresse: Via Balbi 10, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 271 0236


Camogli is a very pretty fishing village with brightly-painted houses around 20 km east of Genoa. Take a boat from Genoa (, or take the train from Stazione Principe. Then, from Camogli take a boat to the beautiful 10th century Fruttuoso monastery.
Adresse: Camogli, Genoa

Anita Garibaldi Walk in Nervi

Some might say that this is one of the most romantic walks in the world. The path used to be used by fishermen, but it's now full of couples or families that, whenever the sun shines, takes a walk here. The mesmerising view, the beautiful colours of the Riviera makes it really worth seeing.
Adresse: Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi, Genoa

Palazzi dei Rolli

Palazzi dei Rolli, a group of palaces are on the World Heritage List since 2006 and are historic places of where eminent Genoese families used to live. Along the oldest streets across the city, you will find some prestigious places with fascinating architecture, so be ready with your camera.
Adresse: Piazza De Ferrari, Genoa

Basilica of Santa Maria di Castello

Basilica of Santa Maria di Castello is a beautiful Romanesque style church, located on the Castello hill in Genoa. Come here for some serenity and peacefulness on your vacation and, if you feel like it, light a candle according to the tradition of the most religious locals!
Adresse: Salita di Santa Maria di Castello 15, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 860 3690
Åpningstider: Daily 10am–1pm / 3pm–6pm

Palazzo Ducale

Palazzo Ducale is located in the heart of the city and has two different entrances, one from Piazza Matteotti and the other from Piazza De Ferrari, two of the most important gathering places of the city. The renaissance building is worth a visit for its own beauty, but it also houses an art museum.
Adresse: Piazza Matteotti 9, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 817 1663
Åpningstider: Open every day.

Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno

The Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno is a historic testimony where remains of distinguished citizens like De Andre' and Govi are housed. With its hundreds of statues lined up in elegant galleries and chapels it provides a fascinating open-air museum. The styles used by sculptors go from realism, neo-Gothic and neo-Renaissance to Art Nouveau and Symbolism. Here you will also find the tomb of Lady Constance Wilde, the unhappy bride of Oscar Wilde.
Adresse: Piazzale Resasco, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 557 6400
Åpningstider: The cemetery is open to the public daily from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Museo Diocesano

The Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art of Genoa, which opened on December 16, 2000, is based in the Palace of the Canons. This fascinating building was built between 1176 and 1184 on Roman foundations as the residence of the Canons of the Cathedral of San Lorenzo.
Adresse: Via Tomaso Reggio 20, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 254 1250
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Piazza della Vittoria

Victory Square (Piazza della Vittoria) is not only one of the largest in Genoa but also considered as one of the most important squares in the city centre. In the middle of the square, you will find the Arch of Victory also known as the War Memorial of the Fallen, dedicated to the Genoese fallen during the First World War and inaugurated on 31st May 1931.
Adresse: Piazza della Vittoria, Genoa

Galleria d'Arte Moderna

The gallery is housed in a beautiful setting, in the sixteenth century Villa Saluzzo in Nervi and preserves more than 2,500 works, including paintings, sculptures, drawings and engravings dating from the early nineteenth century to the present. Here you can admire works done by artist like Rayper, Luxoro, Cabianca, Varni, Barabino, Baroni and many more.
Adresse: Via Capolungo 3, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 372 6025

Creattivando Art & Food

Creattivando is a laboratory where customers can learn preparing local products such as Genoese pesto, by attending cooking shows and getting some knowledge about the Ligurian crafts. It is a casual and fun way to learn Italian cooking. They also organise food and wine tours, for more information see the website below.
Adresse: Vico Dietro Il Coro della Maddalena 40, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 403 7763
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 8:00 am - midnight

La Buca Di San Matteo

Located in a picturesque square called Piazza San Matteo, this small and elegant restaurant offers delicious specialties from Liguria served by professional staff. La Buca di San Matteo is the place to head for when wanting to try the local cuisine in a cosy and warm environment.
Adresse: Vico Chiossone 5, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 251 3817

Ristorante Zeffirino

Ristorante Zeffirino has been family-run for four generations since 1939, with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Roger Moore and Pavarotti among its fans. This restaurant does not disappoint regarding service nor food and if you like, seafood and classical Italian food, you have come to the right place.
Adresse: Via XX Settembre 20, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 570 5939
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 9:00 am - midnight

Al Veliero

Al Veliero is a small family-run restaurant that serves fresh, local fish dishes, but, of course, they also have amazing pasta dishes too. Plus, the location is just amazing: Al Veliero is just few steps away from the famous Aquarium! Very popular among the locals so it can get quite busy.
Adresse: Via Ponte Calvi 10r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 246 5773

Le Cantine Squarciafico

Le Cantine Squarciafico is an atmospheric place in a 16th century building characterised by vaulted ceilings, stone pillars and chequered floors. Ligurian specialities and twists on old favourites are served by the friendly staff. The price is a bit higher than average but the quality of the food makes it worth it.
Adresse: Piazza Invrea 3r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 247 0823
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

J'aime les Crepes

J'aime les Crepes is a French restaurant which can be a welcoming break for your taste buds: the crepes here are divine and a great option for either lunch, dinner or even for an afternoon break if you are feeling hungry while touring around the city!
Adresse: Stradone Sant'Agostino 54r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 246 5345

Gran Ristoro

At first sight, it might look like just a whole in the wall, but actually, Gran Ristoro serves some of the best sandwiches in town. Everything is made with fresh raw materials. Choose your filling, your favourite type of bread and enjoy a tasty lunch! This is more of a take-away service; there are however, a few seats, but it is usually crowded.
Adresse: Via Sottoripa 29 r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 247 3127


Voltalacarta is a small restaurant serving lovely Italian and Mediterranean fare that makes no compromises in terms of the high quality in service and food. Choose among tasteful seafood, grate tapas and cooling sangria! Reservation is recommended due to its popularity.
Adresse: via Assarotti 60r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 831 2046
Åpningstider: Tuesday - Saturday 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Osteria della Collina

This family-run restaurant serves amazing seafood in a cosy atmosphere emphasized by the extremely friendly and welcoming owners that will make you feel like home. Choose among pasta dishes, ravioli or seafood like lobster and afterwards pick a tasty dessert to end a perfect evening.
Adresse: Salita Giovanni Maria Cotella, 47r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 835 3390

Le Mura di Malapaga

If you are a meat lover then Le Mura di Malapaga is the place for you: here you will be served delicious dish prepared to perfection whose main ingredient, meat, comes from local farmers. Enjoy your meal with one of their high quality bottles of wine!
Adresse: Via del Molo 57, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 253 0304


Oyster is a special aphrodisiac, which you either love or dislike. The quality of the seafood at this hidden gem is superb and the service is impeccable and warm, you will really enjoy your dinner at this restaurant situated right in the centre of city.
Adresse: Calata Andalò Dinegro 4, Genoa
Telefon: +39 347 713 9020

La Cava

La Cava serves delicious fresh shellfish, plenty of pasta dishes and good pizza, all for reasonable prices and prepared with top quality ingredients. The chef, who is also the owner, and the staff are very friendly and committed to offering the best dining experience to their customers.
Adresse: Via Chiaravagna, 70n / 118r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 001 8377

Bella Vida

The Restaurant Bella Vida is an elegant Brazilian restaurant located in the heart of Genoa with a cosy and exclusive ambience. At Bella Vida you can enjoy great masterpieces of Brazilian cuisine, all prepared by great chefs and served by highly qualified staff.
Adresse: Corso Italia, 32R, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 362 4461
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 7:30 pm - 2:00 am

Voglie Di Pizza

Voglie di Pizza is one of the most recommended pizzerias in Genova where a variety of different flavours and fresh ingredients may make the customer choice harder than expected. You have the possibility to enjoy your pizza home or directly here, at Voglie di Pizza.
Adresse: Via Prà, 145/146r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 697 5466

Il Masetto

In the heart of Genoa, Il Masetto spoils its numerous guests with mouth-watering burgers prepared exclusively with high quality ingredients of the Italian tradition. This spot is unique because of the unbeatable quality-price relationship: a must try.
Adresse: Via Canneto il Lungo 111r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 342 961 9673

Pasticceria Gelateria Mangini

Caffe Mangini is an old-fashioned gathering place that is just perfect for a coffee and something sweet to be enjoyed in a laid-back and familiar atmosphere. Treat yourself with a selection of their homemade small pastries; there are many tempting offers here.
Adresse: Piazza Corvetto 3r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 564 013

Caffe Degli Specchi

Caffe Degli Specchi, in the city centre, opened in 1917 and has a beautiful tiled interior with mirrors everywhere – ’specchi’. This is a popular haunt of writers and artists, so come here for coffee, "aperitivo" or lunch and enjoy the cultural vibe!
Adresse: Salita Polaiuoli 43r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 256685

Fratelli Klainguti

Fratelli Klainguti has a long history; it opened in 1828 by the four Swiss Klainguti brothers. This place has gone through different changes in style but still maintaining a particular retro feel. This is a great place for coffee, cakes, lunch and appetizer!
Adresse: Piazza Soziglia 98, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 860 2628

Caffetteria Orefici

This coffee place is well renowned in Genoa for offering the best coffee in the city. The atmosphere here is always cosy, busy and lively. So, grab an Espresso and a brioche and have a chat with the particularly friendly staff of Caffetteria Orefici.
Adresse: Via degli Orefici 25, Genoa
Telefon: +39 333 132 9850
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 7am–5:30pm, Sat 8am–6pm

Don Cola Café

This lounge bar/café has a clear concept: Sicily. Here, in fact, the staff will welcome you dressed in a unique Sicilian style, serving the best things that the region has to offer! Don Cola Café has also an excellent wine selection and delicious cocktails, so it is the perfect place to take an appetizer before heading out for a lovely meal.
Adresse: Via Cesarea 33r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 595 5648
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm, Saturday 7:45 am - midnight

Caffetteria Enoteca Chicchi d'Autore

This cosy and elegant cafeteria ensure prime quality service and products such as cappuccino, coffee and freshly served pastries. Caffetteria Enoteca Chicchi d'Autore is mainly popular among locals rather than tourists and this is an obvious synonym of quality.
Adresse: Via Cornigliano 159R, Genova
Telefon: +39 010 806 2682

Dolci Peccati

This is one of the most popular and appreciated café and bakery in town, even if it is not particularly spacious and it is located in the suburbs of Genoa. This means that everything else here is top-notch: the interior design, for example, is vintage and the pastel colours creates a lovely atmosphere. Come here for an afternoon break or for the famous "Sunday brunch" with French toasts, cupcakes, muffins, cakes and millions of hot and cold drinks!
Adresse: Via Natale Gallino 38 r, Genova

Piazza delle Erbe

Piazza delle Erbe is just below Piazza de Ferrari and is a small square with tables around where several bars serves locals and travellers food, beer and wine. At night, especially on Fridays, the atmosphere gets very lively when many young locals are gathering here with friends.
Adresse: Piazza dell'Erbe 25, Genoa

Mako Discotheque

Mako Discotheque, three-in-one venue with an elegant cocktail bar, restaurant and nightclub, is located east of the city centre, in the famous Corso Italia where locals usually take a walk on evenings or on Sundays. Mako entertains its young locals including numerous guests with "easy house", R&B and revival music! Relax and sip a cocktail or simply show some moves to the tunes on the dance-floor.
Adresse: Corso Italia 28r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 367 652

Britannia Pub

Britannia Pub is a British-styled spot with dark, wooden furniture and a cosy interior design. Here you will find an excellent selection of beer (particularly recommended are the Irish ones, such as the Kilkenny), but also burgers, fries and different kinds of herbal teas and coffees!
Adresse: Vico Casana 76r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 247 4532
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am

Les Rouges Cucina & Cocktails

Enjoy one of their sophisticated cocktails prepared with best quality, fresh ingredients or simply a glass of fine wine. Les Rouges is housed in an old building and it truly has a beautiful surrounding with high painted ceiling and an elegant and exclusive atmosphere. Their cocktails are just perfect, so make sure to try at least one!
Adresse: Piazza Campetto 8, Genoa
Telefon: +39 329 349 0644

Chupiteria Alla Goccia

Right in the heart of Genova you will find "Chupiteria alla Goccia", the centre of this city's movida. Stop by at this famous spot and mingle with the locals while trying cheap, colourful chupitos (shot) which are served by the friendly bartenders in a warm and welcoming venue!
Adresse: Via San Donato 20, Genoa
Åpningstider: Tue–Sun 6am–11pm

28 Erbe

28 Erbe is a bar located in Piazza delle Erbe, in the heart of the historic centre and with its cosy atmosphere, they guarantees a very warm welcome. The guests, here, have the chance to taste some typical food with a nice selection of local wines and beers.
Adresse: Piazza delle Erbe 28, Genoa
Telefon: +39 349 329 8501
Åpningstider: Sunday - Monday 9:00 pm - 1:00 am, Friday - Saturday 9:00 pm - 2:00 am

Count Basie Jazz Club

At this intimate, charming venue, you can enjoy musicians playing jazz and blues music. Count Basie Jazz Club has become an important meeting point for the locals that prefer spending the night in a calmer environment, listening to relaxing, celestial music.
Adresse: Vico Tana 20r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 345 265 0347

Estoril Club

With its perfect location on the Ligurian beach, Estoril Club is a great place to have a fun evening out with friends. Besides offering an amazing sea view, the venue offers fresh seafood and typical cuisine-based aperitif; on the menu you will also find a large variety of cocktails and wine labels.
Adresse: Corso Italia 7D, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 362 3754
Åpningstider: Monday - Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm, Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 am, Friday 9:00 am - 00:45 am, Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 am, Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm


Cezanne is a historic club in Genoa, located just few hundred meters from the Fiera di Genova. It is suggested to a more mature clientele and a spot where you will spend a great night out, dancing to the tunes DJ are playing! Cezanne is only open on Fridays and on the weekends.
Adresse: Via Antonio Cecchi 7, Genoa
Telefon: +39 347 422 4027

Banano Tsunami

This club has one of the best locations you could ever dream about: Banano Tsunami is, in fact, located right on the waters of Genoa's Port, offering the guests a great view. Give it a try during the weekend and dance the night away with a crowd of happy locals or on Wednesday when Erasmus parties are organised!
Adresse: Ponte Embriaco, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 247 2970

Mercato Orientale

Mercato Orientale is an indoor market offering fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, cheese, fresh fish, spices, pasta and other products. This market has two entrances and the main one is in via XX Settembre. Just to stroll around and enjoy all the attractive stalls selling Italian specialties is a true pleasure - definitely a place to visit for all foodies.
Adresse: Via XX Settembre 272, Genoa
Åpningstider: 7:30 am - 1:00 pm / 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm

DEV Boutique

DEV Boutique, has different locations throughout Italy and in Genoa and one of them is located close to the prestigious Galleria Mazzini, in the heart of the city centre. Here you will find brands such as Tod’s, Fay, Hogan and Hogan Rebel, which are synonyms of style and quality.
Adresse: Via Roma, 33r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 595 4648

Avirex Genova

Avirex created the leather jacket that Tom Cruise used when making the movie 'Top Gun'. Many other actors and musicians have also used their creations like Bruce Willis, John Travolta, Sean Penn and Sylvester Stallone, so if you like this style, Avirex is the place for you!
Adresse: Via Luccoli 68, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 246 7882
Åpningstider: Monday 3.00 pm - 7.00 pm, Tuesday - Friday 10.30 am - 2.00 / 3.30 - 7.00 pm, Saturday 10.00 am - 2.00 / 3.00 - 7.00 pm

Rinaldo Ferrari

Located in the prestigious street via Roma, Rinaldo Ferrari sells footwear and leather goods. The careful choice and the attention to the materials makes Rinaldi shoes a product of excellent craftsmanship. The entrance can be found in Galleria Mazzini.
Adresse: Via Roma 78R, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 580034


Founded in 1866, Romeo Viganotti, is a little gem, hidden in a small dead-end alley in Vico dei Castagna. This ancient chocolate factory, is still using the same recipe, ingredients, machinery and processes as back in the days, it is as time has stopped at this charming chocolate factory. Sweets, candies, confetti, pralines, are all on display - definitely a must-see if you have a sweet tooth.
Adresse: Vico dei Castagna 14r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 251 4061

L' Aria del Mare

L'aria del mare is a small shop situated in the heart of Genova's old town. Here Laura, craftswoman and owner, produces handmade and personalized objects for homes, so if you love filling your home with original decor, do not forget to buy something special here!
Adresse: Piazzetta Merli 5, Genoa
Telefon: +39 348 2295874

Antica Confetteria Pietro Romanengo

The Pietro Romanengo Confetteria handicraft offers high quality specialities of confectionery, created in the ancient way with local ingredients. There is an endless selection of flavours which go from candied fruit, almond paste and chocolate to sweet chestnuts and preserves!
Adresse: Viale Mojon 1r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 819051


Zuccotti is a renowned family company, a chocolate laboratory, founded in 1933 by Alessandro Zuccotti. The sweet creations are still made according to the old, good recipes of the Ligurian tradition, using pure and natural ingredients. Bring some delicious handmade chocolate back home as a reminder of your time in Genoa.
Adresse: Via Santa Zita 36, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 580504
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Fiumara Shopping & Fun

Fiumara Shopping and Fun is a huge commercial mall where a selection of more than 40 shops and a supermarket can be found. Some of the stores located here as such as Sephora, Bershka, Footlocker, Pandora, Desigual,, Guess, Chicco and Timberland. Here you will also notice lots of coffee shops and many different kinds of restaurants such as a classic Italian pizzeria or sushi restaurant. There is also a cinema and kids play area here.
Adresse: Via Fiumara, 15/16, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 460976
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm


Oimemì! is a fascinating boutique where customers may mainly find beautiful t-shirts and various hidden gems in different forms. Most of the products available are unique pieces, so if you enjoy being noticed for your original style, this is the place for you!
Adresse: Via Cairoli, 19 rosso, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 859 7359


International airport of Genova Sestri, Cristoforo Colombo, is located about 7 km from the centre of Genoa. The airport shuttle bus runs every day from 5:20 am to 11.30 pm, to and from the railway station and the journey takes around 30-40 minutes. Buy a ticket on-board, which is valid for the day on all city buses, but also on subway, elevators and on the metropolitan trains. Taxi are available just outside the arrival terminal. To take a taxi is not very expensive since the airport is located close to the city centre (only 7 km). There is a tourist information stand in the arrival hall if you have any questions about the taxi price. Radio Taxi, Tel +39 010 5966, There are nine car hire companies on-site such as Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget, Sixt and enterprise. It is only a 15-minute drive from the airport to the city centre.
Adresse: Aerporto di Genova
Telefon: +39 010 60151
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 4:40 am - 0:30 am

Public Transport

Walking is the only form of transport possible in the historic centre of Genoa – the streets are too narrow for cars. Having said that, the bus system is extensive and the ticket is valid for 90 minutes (you can buy it at newsstands). The public transport service in Genoa is run by a company called AMT. Genoa has a subway system, indicated by a red M that currently has 8 stops. You will find automatic ticket machines in all the stations, valid for 90 minutes or the whole day. In addition to the funicular, Genoa also has elevators for locals who live uphill. There are a number of these around the city and the standard AMT tickets are valid!


Official taxis (Radio Taxi) have a white and yellow badge on their doors and can be easily found outside train and underground stations, but can also be hailed in the street! Radio Taxi:
Telefon: +39 010 5966

Post Office

The central post office is located at Via Dante 4, near Piazza De Ferrari. If you need to buy stamps, you will find them at a tabacchi – a tobacco store, recognisable by the sign with a large T.
Adresse: Via Dante 4, Genoa


Farmacia Pescetto Via Balbi 185r +39 010 261609 Farmacia Europa Corso Europa 676 +39 010 380 239
Adresse: Via Balbi 185r, Genoa
Telefon: +39 010 261609


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