www.visitgenoa.it is the official web site of the city regarding events, culture, initiatives, leisure, etc…
For tourist information the following contacts are also available, they refer to the information desks located at Cristoforo Colombo Airport and Genova Principe Railway Station.
Airport Information Desk
tel. +39 010 6015247
Mon-Sun h.09.00-13.00 13.30- 17.30
Genova Principe Railway Station Information Desk
tel. +39 010 2462633
Mon-Sun h.09.00-13.00 14.30- 18.30
What to See - hints
Ponte Spinola, Area Porto Antico
A naturally exciting experience awaits you at Europe’s largest marine park:
71 tanks, 800 species, and over 10,000 specimens set against the incomparable backdrop of the Gulf of Genoa.
Spianata di Castelletto
Gorgeous "terrace" hanging on the Historical center district, with fabulous view on the city and the port. Get there with the liberty style lift for an extra emotion.
Via Capolungo, Genova Nervi
Historical villas, with relevant modern art museums in a landscape of gardens and extraordinary natural beauties.
Calata de Mari, 1
The sea world gets spectacular and innovative in the heart of the Port area: with more than 10.000 square meters of show area the MUMA is the largest museum about the sea in the Mediterranean region. The reflecting, modern glassiness of the building architecture suggests clear, pure water transparence to the visitor mind.
Piazza Matteotti, 9
Since 1339 the Doges’ residence, it is a venue of excellence for major events and prestigious activities.
The wonderfully ornate and very original private residences belonging to the city’s aristocratic families which, in 1576, started to host the distinguished guests of the Republic of Genoa.
In the splendid Via Garibaldi (sec. XVI) (aka Strada Nuova or "The golden street"), there is an extraordinary museum corner, with the “Strada Nuova museums”: Palazzo Bianco, Rosso e Tursi.
Piazza San Lorenzo
Built about 1098 then widened, the San Lorenzo cathedral is dedicated to San Giovanni Battista, city patron and hosts two beautiful Museums: Museo del Tesoro and Museo Diocesano.
Via Balbi, 10
Noble class residence, “reggia sabauda”, with the splendid Museo Nazionale in the centre of the manumental Via Balbi (sec. XVII). Evocative garden and terrace.
Piazza del Principe, 4
Built in sec. XVI for the famous Andrea Doria.