Explore the captivating charm of Genoa with Mon Tatane Tour, your dedicated guide for an unforgettable stopover. Immerse yourself in the scenery of this coastal Italian town, where sun-drenched beaches, rich history and delicious Italian cuisine await. Make the most of every moment of your stopover in Genoa with our tips and recommendations!
Stopover in Genoa, dynamic and historic city
Genoa, the capital of Liguria, is a major Italian port, part of the country’s industrial triangle with Milan and Turin. With its 580,000 inhabitants, Genoa is a lively and modern city, recognized for its contributions to science, technology, fashion and sport. The historic center of Genoa, protected by UNESCO, is a living testimony to the historical importance of this city, the cradle of Italian football and home of Christopher Columbus.
Arrival at the port of Genoa
Arriving at the port during your stopover in Genoa is impressive due to the number of boats that you can come across there. It’s just a ten-minute walk from the city center, making your exploration easy. Taxis are available, but the walk is pleasant and economical.
Getting around Genoa
- On foot: Explore Genoa at your own pace by strolling through the typical Italian streets. It’s the best way to immerse yourself in local life and discover the city’s hidden treasures.
- Metro: Use the metro line to easily get to tourist sites. Opt for a day ticket for €4.50 to travel in complete freedom.
- Little tourist train: Ideal for families, the Pippo little train takes you to discover the different districts of Genoa in 45 minutes. Prices: €8/adult and €4/child (4-12 years old).
- Panoramic tourist bus: Admire the most beautiful places in Genoa from an open-top bus.
The must-sees of Genoa
- San Lorenzo Cathedral: Visit this emblematic church and its underground passages for €4.50/person.
- Genoa Aquarium: Discover the largest exhibition of aquatic biodiversity in Europe. Prices: €25/adult and €7.50/child (4-12 years old).
- Palaces: Don’t miss the Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Doria-Tursi, at €9 each.
- Neptune Galleon: Admire this fabulous pirate ship and take memorable photos. Price: €6 for 15 minutes of visit.
Discovery of the charming village of Boccadasse
Just 25 minutes from the center of Genoa, the village of Boccadasse offers a peaceful seaside setting. Reach this haven of tranquility by bus or taxi and enjoy a stroll along Corso Italia to discover this picturesque village.
MTT wishes you the most beautiful stopover in Genoa!