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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
From EUR124.00
 
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
 
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

Genova Piazza Principe station

Going to Genova by train is probably the wisest solution, even if not the cheaper one too.If you come from the North of Italy or from the Western part of the region (Savona and Imperia provinces), you...
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Mikebond
Mar 30, 2010

Train is the easiest way to go

I don't drive, so I always chose train to travel around.. I found travel by trains in Italy is a good way... well connected, quite convenient and good prices.. compares to France and Germany, the...
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sylina
Feb 08, 2009

Stazione Principe

This is the main train station of Genoa - just a few hundred meters off the cruise-port. There is nothing special there, except a big statue of Columbus and a rather expensive internet-cafe across the...
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globetrott
Oct 31, 2006

Late running trains

They say Mussolini made the trains run on time. Well il duce's legacy has not fared well. Almost every train was running late. Even the signboard at Genoa station has a specific box to tell you how...
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NiceLife
Jul 27, 2006

Taking a train to Genoa - improvised

I had spent the previuos night in Milano and when I woke up I had not decided if I was heading towards the sea I had never seen or towards the mountains that I had found to be the most beautiful I had...
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caffeine_induced78
Feb 01, 2005

How to find the stadium

Genoa town isn’t the biggest in Italy, but if you get off at the biggest central station you’ll have quite a bit to walk to the stadium. A better idea is to choose a train that goes all the way to...
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Calcio
Dec 04, 2004

Trains Training

I had it all printed out neatly and precisely from Bahn.de. All stations, platforms, times, cities, secret codes. Lady selling tickets told me my printed trains do not exist. She does not have the...
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KristaB
Jun 29, 2004

Trains Training AGAIN???

So now I know, I have to ask the conductor for every station on my way back. And I did, and he told me that Venezia S.L. means Venezia Santa Lucia. OK. So instead at Mestre, I got off at St. Lucia....
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KristaB
Jun 28, 2004
 
 
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Carletto76

"My hometown, my favourite town!"
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balhannah

"GENOA - THE CITY OF BEAUTIFUL CHURCHES"
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croisbeauty

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

To me there is just something extremely attractive about washing-lines in warm overseas places. They make a picturesque place look real and lived in while adding even more colour to it than exists...
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Alleyways

Not all of Genoa is palatial, however. Leading off each of the broad, fancy main streets are lots of narrow alleyways which add an air of danger to your explorations. They all looked pretty intriguing...
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Christopher Columbus Statue

Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa in 1451. During his eventful life he sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492. He hoped to find a shorter route to India to trade for spices, but instead he...
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Via Garibaldi

The Via Garibaldi was a wonderful, colourful street containing several palaces: the Palazzo Bianca, the Palazzo Rosso and the Palazzo Tursi. I'm not even sure if we were able to go in their courtyards...
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Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola

Nice example if 17th century aristocratic living. One hall is called the Gallery of Mirrors and was built so as to be in competition with Versailles. There is even an area with displays of period...
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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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