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Genoa Walking tour: Discover Hidden Treasures and Street Food
"Join this super visit of the city of Genoa through more than 1000 years of history bars and food stalls. You'll walk through the small street of the biggest European Historical Center the shopping streets the antiques shops and the stunning palaces of the Genoese Healthy merchants of the 15th 16th and 17th centuries. A few stops will be made to get refreshments in small old and original bars and also to eat the phenomenal real focaccia that has been invented in this city
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Private Genova and Albissola Marina Shore Excursion from Savona Port
"Meet your private guide and driver at the Savona port after disembarking your cruise ship and make the scenic coastal drive to Genoa. Start your shore excursion with a stop at the panoramic terrace of Castelletto with views over the historical city center and the lighthouse considered to be the symbol of Genoa.Stroll with your guide along the waterfront a delightful mix of medieval streets and ancient stone walls and view the second largest aquarium in Europe. Then take a personalized walking tour of the old town starting at the House of Christopher Columbus (Casa di Cristoforo Colombo) near the medieval gate of Porta Soprana not far from Porto Antico.From here
From EUR141.00
 
Private Genova and Albissola Marina Shore Excursion from Savona Port
"Meet your private guide and driver at the Savona port after disembarking your cruise ship and make the scenic coastal drive to Genoa. Start your shore excursion with a stop at the panoramic terrace of Castelletto with views over the historical city center and the lighthouse considered to be the symbol of Genoa.Stroll with your guide along the waterfront a delightful mix of medieval streets and ancient stone walls and view the second largest aquarium in Europe. Then take a personalized walking tour of the old town starting at the House of Christopher Columbus (Casa di Cristoforo Colombo) near the medieval gate of Porta Soprana not far from Porto Antico.From here
From EUR141.00

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osteria di vico palla

Very popular with locals and visitors, Antica Osteria di Vico Palla was full when we turned up one lunchtime during the Christmas period. Not having a reservation wasn't a problem, though, and we were...
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sa pesta

A simple trattatoria that attracts the locals. A great place to sample farinata and other local dishes. Minestrone Genoa - a hearty thick soup redolent with pesto. The fried anchovies were feather...
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Maria

We got an enthusiastic tip for Maria's restaurant from our hotel, but we had a very mixed experience there. The atmosphere is REALLY authentic--gym basement decor, OK if you know it is what you are...
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antica sciamadda

Genova has a number of Farinata shops that have recently been more or less resurrected and are again valued for their ancient and traditional fair. This one featured tasty farinata and friendly folks...
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Antica Trattoria Tre Finestre

"Le tre finestre" (the three windows) is a small typical genovese restaurant with... three windows! ;-) You can eat excellent local pasta food, like the trofie al pesto, or pansoti or ravioli, as well...
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pizzerie

This pizzeria is not deep in the Old Town, but it's easily reachable with the funicular of Sant'Anna, and I really suggest it! The pizza is really good, as well as the "focaccia al formaggio" and the...
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Antica Osteria della Foce

this was exactly the opposite of what i was told italian restaurants are all about,but it was great!! the menu was small 6 starters 6 mains 4 deserts , but all around people were shouting laughing...
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Da Franco

This is a very old restaurant, opened in 1948 and "famous" in Genova for their lobster dishes! But you can eat also many other typical specialities of Genova, like pansoti and trofiette al pesto......
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Il gran ristoro

Small, you'd better expect a real long queue at lunch time (from 1 to 2 PM) because everyone in Genoa knows 'gran ristoro'. In the last two years other shops nearby begun to propose the same things,...
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LE CANTINE SQUARCIAFICO

Here you can taste the "TRUE TYPICAL PESTO" The basic ingredients of pesto sauce are common to all these recipes: fresh basil leaves, cheese (either Parmigiano Reggiano or Pecorino), pine nuts,...
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Vittorio

Since I had the honour to be guided around the city by the person with the best Genoa page, my choice is identical to his: da Vittorio! Really recommendable - good, vivid and affordable, plus the...
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Taverna Storica degli Alabardieri

The Taverna Storica degli Alabardieri is a new restaurant/pub just opened at the end of 2003. It's really beautiful at the ground (and underground) floor of an old house in the heart of the historic...
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La Taverna di Colombo

We met up with Chiara and Paolo, along with a work colleague of Paolo's called Barbara and went to this restaurant for dinner. It has a very cosy feel to it as the tables are all booths. Do mind the...
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Enoteca Migone/Restaurant San Matteo

We were looking for a wine shop and we end-up in meeting a nice lady and a bit later a nice big family... and the restaurant San Matteo too.Sometime we are lucky enough to find, by chance, beautiful...
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Top Hotels in Genoa

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Via Arsenale di Terra 5, Genoa, 16126, Italy
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Via Corsica, 4, Genoa, Italian Riviera, 16128, Italy
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Piazza Fontane Marose, Genoa, Italian Riviera, 16123, Italy
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Via X X Settembre 35, Genoa, Italian Riviera, 16121, Italy
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Corte Dei Lambruschini 4, Genova, GE 16129
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Via Andrea Doria 22r, Genoa, 16126, Italy
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Top Things to Do in Genoa

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Via San Lorenzo and the cathedral

The San Lorenzo Cathedral or St. Laurence Cathedral is Genoa's stunningly beautiful black and white striped cathedral. It was founded in the 4th or 5th century. Since the Crusades it has housed the...
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Palazzo Ducale - Piazza De Ferrari

Piazza De Ferrari is Genoa's most important public square. It links Genoa's historical heart with its modern, commercial centre. In the middle of the square a large fountain shoots jets of water into...
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Hills, Cable Cars, Castles

We weren't actually looking for this funicular, but another which we couldn't find! They are difficult, as the entrance is small and behind a glass door. Above the door is a big sign. Deciding on this...
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Acquario di Genova

I don't feel like suggesting a visit to the Genoa Aquarium, I have been really disappointed by the way animals are kept and by the Aquarium organisation. Our visit was during the Christmas holidays,...
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Porta Soprana and Columbus House

This is by Porta Soprana and the 1300s or 1400s building has inevitably been rebuilt many times, It is claimed that Christopher Columbus was born here, a contentious claim which is porbably now going...
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Porto Antico and Palazzo S.Giorgio

Porto Vecchio (Old Harbour) is the oldest part of the city, and gathers lots of actractions, including the well-known Aquarium. It is high likely you'll visit this area without really noticing it. I...
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"My hometown, my favourite town!"
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"GENOA - THE CITY OF BEAUTIFUL CHURCHES"
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croisbeauty

"Genova again"
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"Genua -to visit Chiara,Paolo & eventually Columbus"
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"pollon's new Genoa Page"
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