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Genoa Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended : Michelin's recommendations


The birthplace of Christopher Columbus and capital of Liguria, Genova occupies a stunning location with picturesque districts huddled on the slopes of the surrounding mountains. The city revolves around its port (re-designed by the architect Renzo Piano) and the sea, to which it owes its wealth and reputation. Genova “la Superba” is a city of contrasts where splendid palaces and ornate churches stand alongside more modest buildings, criss-crossed by a network of narrow streets known as carruggi.

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Tourist attractions Genoa : Things to see and do

  • Via Garibaldi Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    v. Garibaldi I - 16124 Genova

    A little distance from the historic centre, Via Garibaldi (then called Strada Nuova) was in the mid-16C one of Italy's most beautiful thoroughfares. Lined by sumptuous palaces, these were the residences of rich and powerful noble families. Note at n°..

  • Aquarium Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Area Porto Antico, Ponte Spinola I - 16128 Genova

    The aquarium is both modern and informative. Luminous panels describe the exhibited species and their reconstructed natural environments. A video and computers make the visit "interactive" with the underwater world, whilst the numerous view..

  • Cathedral of St Lorenzo Recommended Recommended

    I - 16123 Genova

    Initially built in the 12C and worked on until the 16C, the cathedral has a splendid Genoese Gothic façade. The majestic interior includes the chapel of St John the Baptist and the famous " Sacro Catino". The canons' cloister houses the dio..

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Hotels Genoa

  • Hotel Cristoforo Colombo Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Via Porta Soprana 27 I - 16121 Genoa

    Prix Prices from : 80 €

    Hotel Cristoforo Colombo is in Genoa’s centre, just a few steps from the Duomo di San Lorenzo cathedral. It offers free Wi-Fi and rooms with TV, hairdryer and private bathroom. Breakfast at the Cristoforo Colombo is served on the 6th-floor terrace, ..

  • Hotel Le Nuvole Residenza d'Epoca Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Piazza delle Vigne 6 I - 16123 Genoa

    Prix Prices from : 102 €

    Hotel Le Nuvole Residenza d'Epoca is located in Genoa, just a 5-minute walk from the harbour. It offers elegant air-conditioned rooms, free Wi-Fi throughout, and a continental-style breakfast provided daily. The rooms feature a modern décor and desi..

  • Best Western Hotel Metropoli

    Piazza Fontane Marose I - 16123 Genoa

    Located in the heart of Genoa’s historic centre, the modern Best Western Hotel Metropoli is next to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Via Garibaldi and only 10 minutes' walk from Genoa Aquarium. This 3-star hotel has been completely renovated and of..

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Restaurants Genoa

  • Bruxaboschi Comfortable restaurant 

    via Francesco Mignone 8 I - 16133 San Desiderio

    Since 1862, the tradition of hospitality has been passed from generation to generation in this trattoria, which boasts an outdoor terrace for summer dining. Regional cuisine, the occasional themed evening introducing old traditional dishes from the L..

  • Ostaia da ü Santü Quite comfortable restaurant 

    via al Santuario delle Grazie 33 I - 16158 Voltri

    A short walk up a country lane leads to this restaurant with an attractive arbour for summer dining. The delicious home cooked cuisine introduces guests to the authentic flavours of traditional cuisine, with forgotten specialities such as cappon magr..

  • Bristol Palace Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    via 20 Settembre 35 I - 16121 Genova

  • Rina Comfortable restaurant 

    via Mura delle Grazie 3/r I - 16128 Genova

    Under the characteristic 15th Century vaults of a trattoria which has been here since 1946, a "classic" town restaurant, you will be able to taste a simple seafood and Genoese cuisine

  • Kapperi Comfortable restaurant 

    Vico dei Lavatoi 6r I - 16124 Genova

    This charming little restaurant in the heart of seafaring Genoa has plenty to attract visitors. Including, classic Mediterranean dishes, sushi and other Japanese specialities, as well as a delightful terrace overlooking the old port.

  • Tiflis Quite comfortable restaurant 

    vico del Fico 35R I - 16128 Genova

    The Estonian origins of one of the owners accounts for the Nordic style decor. This friendly restaurant serves landfood and seafood. Try the excellent meat or fish brochettes.

  • Il Marin - Eataly Comfortable restaurant 

    porto Antico, edificio Millo I - 16121 Genova

    This panoramic restaurant is situated on the third floor of the Millo building in the old port. It serves simple cuisine inspired by the region and by the Eataly brand. For more informal dining, try one of the many Eataly-themed outlets elsewhere in ..

  • Le Rune Comfortable restaurant 

    vico Domoculta 14/r I - 16123 Genova

    Various simple, elegant rooms, with refined simplicity, in a centrally located restaurant, whose kitchen produces imaginative versions of Ligurian cuisine.

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