There is nice and big shop in Via San Lorenzo offering all sort accessories one might need for the cloths. Here you can buy buttons, buckles for belts, labels, needles and threads, thimbles...., and many more.
What to buy: Wheter you are bored with the buttons on your shirt or dress, or perhaps you think is time to change the buckle on your belt, or maybe you wish to refresh your t-shirt by adding some attractive labels, then visit Guarnimobili and there you will find all you need.
Handy for last minute provisions before boarding at the port including a pharmacy inside.
After checking in to board the ferry with a car, park the car in the ferry queue and walk to the Coop to buy food for the journey (advisable).
If you are a foot passenger, buy food before boarding.
There is parking at the left side of the building from the road if you are not a ferry passenger.
The best place in the area to buy supermarket items without driving out of town.
Monday to Saturday: 0830 - 2100 (will check this closing time as last time I was there it was 2000)
Sunday: 0830 - 1230
Experienced travellers never miss to add some painkillers in their luggage or medicines which could prevent possible stomach problems following altered diet. In case of forgetting it at home and need medicines or plasters against blisters, Italian Farmacia (pharmacy) could provide all you need for a pretty resonable prices. Even if you are looking for a drug that is issued only by prescription, you can buy it if asking in politely and discretely.
Great place to look, smell, taste, and feel the culture of Italy. (You'll enjoy the experience most when you're hungry!:)
What to buy: Look at the picture and you'll get some ideas, tho it's only the tip of the iceberg.
What to pay: As much time and money as you can spare -- a little or a lot!
The newest and biggest shopping centre in Genova is located in the "Fiumara" zone in the district of Sampierdarena. It was once an industrial zone, but it has now been rebuilt and transformed into a shopping and amusement place.
Close to the shopping centre there is also a big car parking (free of charge), a huge cinema and a sports building with Virgin gym.
What to buy: There are 85 different shops inside, from electronics (MediaWorld) to dressing, libraries and everything you want to buy! There are also 7 bars where to rest for a cofee.
Open every day: 12am-2am
FRIDAY and SATURDAY: Closes at 4am
What to pay: That depends on you! ;-)
This is an adorable children's bookstore located in the back streets of Genoa.
What to buy: Children's books- great selection.
An old shopping galeria which also houses a large 'flea market' in the main aisle which also extends outside. Some unusual antiques and other bric-a-brac can be found here.
It's good 3* hotel, rather centrally located (about 15 min walk to Duomo and 25 min walk to the...more
The hotel is a former 19th century merchant's villa built in an oriental style to honor his Chinese...more
What a wonderful place to stay. Not only is the hotel literally in the center, you are steps away...more