Genoa, the birthplace of the explorer Christopher Columbus, is a an ancient historical port, famous for its excellent cuisine, reach culture, beautiful sights and architecture, parks and gardens.
The city is located on the north-west coast of Italy in the region of Liguria, not far from the French border and is one of the country’s major economic centres.
Important and major churches in Genoa include the St. Lawrence Cathedral, Church of San Donato, the Church of Sant'Agostino, the Oratory of San Giacomo della Marina, the Church of Santo Stefano, San Torpete and the Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato.
Around Piazza De Ferrari, the Opera and the Palace of the Doges are sited. There is also a house where Christopher Columbus was born.
The Mannerist palaces of the city's most eminent families are located at Strada Nuova or Via Garibaldi, in the old city. Most famous are: Palazzo Rosso (now a museum), Palazzo Bianco, Palazzo Grimaldi and Palazzo Reale.
Other landmarks of the city include Palazzo del Principe, the Old Harbour (Porto Antico) and the famous cemetery of Staglieno. The Edoardo Chiossone Museum of Oriental Art has one of the largest collections of Oriental art in Europe.
There are many beautiful public parks in the city centre, such as Villetta Di Negro, the Parks of Nervi and the gardens of Villa Durazzo Pallavicini.
Genoa also has a large aquarium located in the old harbour.
The old harbour is the ancient part of the port of Genoa with a lighthouse, called La Lanterna and the Museum of the Sea (MuMA).
Several cruise and ferry lines serve the passenger terminals in the old Genoa port, like MSC Cruises and Costa Cruises. The historical maritime station of Ponte dei Mille is today a modern cruise terminal for fast embarking and disembarking of latest generation ships carrying thousand passengers.
The main railway stations are Genoa Brignole and Genoa Principe. Trains are connecting Genoa to all major Italian cities.
AMT manages the network of buses and the metropolitan line of Genoa, along with comfortable elevators and trams, allowing visitors to get from the city centre to the high mountains in just a few minutes.
Genoa Taxi transport can be booked in advance or taxis can simply be picked up from a number of locations in the city.
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Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA) is located 4.6 mi west of the city. It offers connection from Genoa to Rome, Naples, Paris, London, Madrid and Munich. There has been a recent increase of international destinations and charter flights. Visitors from many international cities can choose to fly to Milan Airport and get from Milan Linate airport or Milan Malpensa airport to Genoa by train or by taxi.
Regular bus from Genoa airport to Genoa Stazione Brignole train station is called VolaBus and is stopping at Stazione Principe. If you would like to have a private, direct Genoa Airport transfer to Genoa or to Genoa Port, contact our company and the driver will be waiting for you at the arrivals with a sigh showing your name.
Fixed prices, regular private transfers and private sightseeing tours from Genoa airport to Savona port are also available for booking with City Airport Taxis.
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