Weekend in Genoa
Emotion of a weekend to live between sea and culture.
Genoa is a wonderful city: the mild climate, the breath-taking variety of landscape, the huge artistic and cultural heritage make it the ideal tourist destination all year round, and splendid during the springtime. The beautiful season enhances the natural beauty of the city and offers a wealth of opportunities that will make your weekend unforgettable.
Do not miss the chance to discover the most characteristic corners of the historic centre, enjoying art, history and tradition. To find its deepest essence, you can take part in the many guided thematic tours, on foot, by bus, by tourist train or, if you prefer, using unusual and evocative transports such as segway and rickshaw.
The refined beauty of the ancient Genoese dwellings will led you to the wonderful Rolli Palaces, authentic jewels belonging to the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
City museums will fascinate you with great works and fine art collections. Thanks to the Museums Card, available in the 24 hours, 48 hours or yearly versions, you will appreciate the wide offer of Genoese museums and admire valuable treasures.
A walk along the piers and docks of the Old Port will satisfy your desire to stay outdoors and enjoy the springtime warmth. The immense and sunny 'piazza' on the sea, born from the pencil of the renowned architect Renzo Piano, will surprise you with a variety of activities and facilities suitable for young and old; among the most famous, the Aquarium of Genoa, the largest aquatic biodiversity exhibition in Europe. Absolutely not to be missed a boat ride in the waters of the harbour; a unique and unforgettable perspective, to live the glamour of the city from the sea.
From the pastel tones of the ancient villages overlooking the sea, the green of the hills dotted with ancient fortifications, the colorful shades of parks and gardens, a handful of minutes from the city centre, enchanting places, set between the coast and the countryside await you. Corners and spots full of beauty, where you can practice outdoor sports, stroll through the greenery, ride along the coast, go sailing or simply admire the city from above.
Springtime awakens the appetite and the Genoese gastronomic tradition will surely conquer you. From the most sought after specialties, to the tasty simplicity of local street food, to the charm of the aperitif at the seaside, in Genoa food is an emotion to live with all the senses! In addition to delighting your eyes and palate, you will desire to learn the secrets of Genoese cuisine. Laboratories and cooking experiences will be the right occasion for you to prepare typical dishes and make unforgettable your stay in the heart of the city.