Don't miss this opportunity to have a half day private shore excursion from Genoa Port to Genoa City centre. Get the best of Genoa with a private driver that is at your disposal.
Discover Genoa with a Private Driver
Although it is without a guide, this experience will give you all the liberty and freedom to visit villages and places at your leisure. Enter the walled Genoa through Corso Europa, the city's longest street and get a glimpse of the river Corso Italia. The historic city was once called, the city of the Lanterna is a popular destination for its cultural and artistic heritage. Visit Piazza della Vittoria, Piazza de Ferrari, Baroque-influenced San Matteo Square, San Lorenzo Cathedral, St. Lawrence Cathedral, the Medieval gates of Genoa, Doge's Palace, and the Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato. Walk along Strada Nuova to discover the secrets of Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo Bianco and Reale.
La Superba Genoa
Genoa, a city well loved by Renaissance Flemish painters is the former powerful and rich Maritime Republic that has housed many contemporary poets. It is nicknamed "La Superba".Discover Genoa by entering through Corso Europa. Christopher Colombo's hometown is a city deeply enrich with history. A must see Piazza della Vittoria, Piazza de Ferrari that is surrounded by buildings in baroque and Art Nouveau style, adorned with an amazing fountain. The Carlo Felice Opera House, the Royal Palace and St. Lorenzo's Cathedral dates back to XII century enriched by Gothic and Renaissance elements. Go through Strada Nuova in the old city towards Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Reale to discover the gems and treasure of the 16th century Mannerist. Admire as well the views from Castelletto and the Old Port, where you can find Europe's largest Aquarium.
Churches of Genoa
St. Lawrence Cathedral is built in Romanesque-Renaissance style with some Gothic presence. It is also the seat of the Archbishop of Genoa. Cathedral dedicated to St. Lawrence who was martyred, where a painting can still be seen in the church. Visit churches of San Donato, Sant'Agostino, the Oratory of San Giacomo della Marina, and the Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato.
Genoa's Parks and Promenades
You can choose how to spend your day: explore the Villetta Di Negro, right at the heart of the city, overlooking the historical city. Or, on the western side of the beautiful gardens is the Villa Durrazo Pallavicini. The numerous villas and palaces have their own gardens like the Villa Doria, Cilla Croce and Villa Imperiale. Corso Italia, the major promenade of Genoa can be seen as you enter Genoa. The lighthouse of Punta Vagno is the San Giuliano Abbey and the Lido of Albaro