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Departure Thu, 10 Oct Return Thu, 17 Oct
STN London
GOA Genoa
return from £28
Departure Tue, 08 Oct Return Tue, 15 Oct
MAN Manchester
GOA Genoa
return from £58
Departure Sat, 05 Oct Return Sat, 12 Oct
BRS Bristol
GOA Genoa
return from £91
Departure Sun, 29 Sep Return Sun, 29 Sep
MXP Milan
GOA Genoa
return from £557
Popular flight routes to Genoa
London - Genoa
return from £36
Manchester - Genoa
return from £58
Bristol - Genoa
return from £150
Birmingham - Genoa
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East Midlands - Genoa
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Aberdeen - Genoa
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Trips to Genoa

Genoa travel

Gateway to the Italian Riviera, Genoa is a vertiginous town in the north of Italy. Its steep narrow streets and historic properties cling to precipitous slopes that rise up from the busy port to meet the foothills of the Apennine mountain range. Formerly a key maritime centre for the Roman Empire and birthplace of Christopher Columbus, by the middle ages it was one of Italy's most important maritime powers and today remains one of Italy's leading centres of industry and commerce. The atmospheric tangle of streets in the old quarter display evidence of the city's longstanding history, and former golden age through a multitude of marble-clad palaces and magnificent medieval churches. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Genoa!

Things to do and places to see in Genoa

Travellers on a trip to Genoa will find that most of the main sights are centred around the historic quarter, a web of alleyways that hide surprising architectural gems, grandiose palaces and mansions. Visitors can also explore the waterfront just in front, blessed with good restaurants, shopping and sights such as the Palazzo del Principe and the Galata Museo del Mare (Maritime Museum) and Aquarium. A walk down Via Garibaldi showcases the city's 16th and 17th palaces, eventually leading to the lively Piazza De Ferrari full of Art Nouveau facades, shops and performance venues.

When visiting Genoa, be sure to:

  • Explore the streets and small squares of the Old Town and discover noble mansions and historical treasures
  • Browse the shops and try local delicacies
  • Walk down the Via Garibaldi (Strada Nuova), a UNESCO World Heritage Site home to many sumptuous palaces
  • Relive Genoa's rich seafaring past at the Maritime Museum
  • Visit the two last remaining towers of Porta Soprana, one of the city's ancient gates built in 1155
  • Don't miss the stripy black and white Cathedral of San Lorenzo founded in the 1100s.
  • See exquisite artwork and antiquities from the Renaissance period in the Palazzo Spinola
  • Explore the harbour and waterfront, home to key sights, the Maritime Museum, Aquarium and Palazzo del Principe
  • Take a ferry along the spectacular coastline to the stunning seaside town of Portofino
  • Try the pesto, a locally made basil-based sauce that originates from Genoa
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Genoa airports

Flights to Genoa (also known as Genova), in Italy, land at Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, located a short distance from the city centre. The airport is also situated close to Portofino, Alassio, San Remo and the Riviera dei Fiori, adjacent to the Gulf of Paradiso.

  • Genoa Airport

    Top airlines

    Top airlines operating cheap flights to Genoa include: Air France, Alitalia and British Airways.

    Location

    Genoa Airport is conveniently located within the city limits less than five miles from the centre.

    Transport options

    Accessing the city centre from Genoa Airport is straightforward and quick whether you are travelling by public transport or driving. Although there is no train station at the airport, the I24, VOLABUS and Rapid bus services run passengers from the airport to Principe and Brignole train stations. Both stations are located in the city centre. Principe is located on Piazza Acquaverde and Brignole is the city's main train station on Piazza Verdi. By car, the airport is connected to the city centre by the SS1 (Strada Aldo Moro), the A7 and A10. Taxis are available outside the terminal building.

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