The taste of authentic Italy
Medieval alleys, majestic palaces, lifts that take you from the city to the hills and the Mediterranean Sea right on your doorstep. Book a flight to Genoa and visit centuries-old palaces that evoke the city’s rich trading history, wander through the labyrinth of alleyways in the old centre and taste authentic pesto. Genoa is a city unlike any other!
Plenty of palazzi
Did you know that Genoa boasts Europe’s largest medieval city centre? This city in northern Italy also has a place on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Stroll along Via Garibaldi, Via Cairoli and Via Balbi and see why. In the 16th century, merchants and bankers built spectacular complexes here such as Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Rosso with huge pillars, centuries-old statues and colourful paintings. Make sure you take the cable car from Piazza del Portello and enjoy the view from above the city. Genoa is the ideal destination for weekend holidays and a perfect starting point for a longer vacation in Italy. Treat yourself: book a flight to Genoa now!
Try local produce
In Genoa, you will be simply spoilt with culinary delights. The most popular delicacies are the flat Ligurian bread and authentic pesto. This green pasta sauce is made with olive oil, garlic, pine nuts and Genoese basil and has been an important product in Genoa for centuries. Almost every restaurant in the city has a dish on the menu made from this sauce. If you want to get away from the city, the famous, colourful villages of Cinque Terre are just an hour away by train.
Flights to Genoa for a unique holiday
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Genoa is often just a quick stop-over for those travelling to the Italian Riviera or Cinque Terre, but the city itself has much to offer. For centuries, this former merchant republic was as wealthy as Venice and still boasts a historic city centre packed with charming alleyways, marble palaces and Baroque churches.
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Genoa has dozens of historic city palaces, one more opulent than the next, but none that rival the Palazzo Reale. This palatial villa from 1643 was home to the 3 most powerful families in the city. Today, the Palazzo Reale is a famous museum with an impressive collection of 17th- and 18th-century furniture and art.
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