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Tours to Genoa

Tours to Genoa

It is no coincidence that the international airport in Genoa, Italy, bears the name of Christopher Columbus. The great navigator, who discovered the New World and gave Europeans new lands and opportunities, was born in a city on the Ligurian coast and glorified his hometown forever. And there are also the majestic palaces of the nobility of the 16th century, included by UNESCO in the lists of the World Cultural Heritage, and therefore the modern traveler has more than enough reasons to go on tours to Genoa..

History with geography

A tiny Greek colony in ancient times was the beginning of the modern metropolis. Then the fishing settlement of the Ligurian tribes was razed to the ground by the warriors of Carthage, in order to revive again under the auspices of first the Ostrogoths, and then the Franks..
In the 10th century, Genoa acquired an important commercial importance as the largest port in the Mediterranean, and fortifications were built around residential quarters, which more than once saved its inhabitants from ill-wishers and lovers of easy money. An influential maritime republic during the Crusades and decadent times in the late Middle Ages - the city has seen and experienced a lot in its lifetime, so that today the participants of tours to Genoa can admire its historical and architectural monuments and the special atmosphere of antiquity and inviolability of traditions.

Briefly about the important

  • The subtropics and the proximity of the sea determine the weather in Genoa and guarantee its inhabitants and guests a hot summer and a rather cool winter. The warmest here is in July and August, when the thermometers rise to +30, and cool in January - to +5. Most of the precipitation falls in October, January and March, but April-May is the most favorable time for a tour to Genoa.
  • The easiest way to fly to Genoa is through Rome, Milan or other European capitals, and you can get from the airport, located a few kilometers from the city center, by bus or taxi.
  • Genoa Metro is only a dozen stations, but they are located in close proximity to the main cultural and significant architectural sites. Buses are no less popular, tickets for which are sold at automatic ticket offices at stops and in tobacco stalls. A full-day pass will help you significantly save on transport costs if you plan to make multiple transfers.
  • Top culinary highlights on a tour to Genoa are Genoa Pesto Pasta and Olive Focaccia.


  • Tours to Genoa
  • Tours to Genoa