Tag archive for ‘Genoa’
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, Genoa
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Making Tracks, Part 5: Milan to Genoa

Two decades ago Rachael Martin arrived in Italy, exploring the country by rail and dreaming of rooms with a view. Twenty years, one Italian husband and two kids later, she still has the memories of those first voyages More...

Seafood Genoa
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Specialities of Genoa

The northern coastal city of Genoa offers so much to delight prospective visitors – not least the selection of renowned (and lesser-known) food and drinks that hail from this area. Here are a few local specialities More...

view to genoa, liguria, italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

The Regeneration of Genoa

Genoa, in the northern region of Liguria, is a city with a long and proud history, but now its eyes are set firmly on the future. Jon Palmer reports from a city embracing its heritage in a thoroughly modern way Photos More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Top ten Italian cities for apartments

Incase you can’t decide on your ideal Italian city to settle in – we have made a list of the top cities for you to make the choice a bit clearer.  1. Rome – population 2,850,000 Italy’s brash, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Piazza de Ferrari

Famed for its flamboyant fountain, the Piazza de Ferrari is – certainly for those who work in the city – the true heart of Genoa, and not a terrible sight to gaze upon from your office window… The history More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

48 Hours in Portofino

Has the bewitching, world-famous destination lost its shine in recent years? Sarah Lane visits the northern Italian resort, Portofiono, to discover it has more to offer than ever… The Bay Portofino – the very More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 16th, 2016

Italian roses in bloom

May in Italy is the month of the rose – and the Italians do like their roses. Gardens up and down the country, public and private, are now coming alight with their odours and blooms… While we in the United Kingdom More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 9th, 2016

The Grand Tour – Part 2: Turin, Genoa and Milan

In the second part of our six-part series, Jon Palmer continues on the trail of the Grand Tourists by chasing after a few sedan chairs around 18th-century Turin, Genoa and Milan. Few considered Turin an important More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, August 29th, 2015

48 Hours in Genoa

Genoa might not be the first place you think of for a city break, but it has a special history with lots to see that you won’t find anywhere else, beyond all the boats. Jon Palmer sets sail… Genoa is the second More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

The Bigo, Genoa

The Bigo will take you to dizzying heights for a breathless and panoramic view of the beautiful old port of Genoa and the city that waits beyond… The striking Bigo is located in Genoa and was designed by Renzo More...