Genoa, the largest seaport in Italy, lies on the shores of the Ligurian Sea and it is full of history and culture. Nicknamed “La Superba” or “the proud one”, due to its illustrious past and beautiful landmarks, Genoa was the birthplace of many notable people in history, including Christopher Columbus. When exploring the city, you will see ancient architecture mixed with new skyscrapers.
The city is a feast for the senses, from the many beautiful buildings to see and delicious food to taste. You will find historic walking paths, specialty museums and ancient buildings to visit. One of your first visits should be the Spianata Castelletto, a park with an observation deck. From here, you can see the entire medieval part of the city and the sea beyond. The view is amazing, day or night and, while you are here, try the gelato at the shop behind the tower. Second on your list should be Garibaldi Street. Here you will see 17th-century palaces and you can get a glimpse of what life was like back then. Many of the palaces are open to the public, so feel free to explore one or three. To find the best place to stay while in Genoa, Italy, keep reading for our list of the top 13 Airbnb rentals and book an accommodation today.
This is a lovely studio, located about 38 minutes east of Genoa in the seaside village of Rapallo. The studio has everything you need for the perfect vacation. Kick back and relax on the patio with lovely views of the sea. It’s within walking distance to the village center, with its cafes, shops and the free beach. Enjoy the views of Portofino and Santa Margherita, located nearby.
monolocale sul mareRapallo, Liguria, Italy
In the morning right after you wake up, stand by the large windows to marvel at the view of the harbor where you can see boats and ships come and go. Then, make your way to the kitchen that features all necessary appliances and utensils, so you can make your own morning coffee and delicious breakfast. The apartment comes with a bedroom and a bathroom, which is why it is ideal for couples or small families.
ON THE DOCKGenova, Liguria, Italy
This private room in the host’s apartment is located in a medieval building in the historic center. Since the building is ancient, there is no elevator and the apartment is on the fifth floor. This part of town is pedestrian only, but that’s okay, as everything you need is within walking distance. You are close to all of the most popular attractions, including the Expo Center, Aquarium and the Via Garibaldi.
Bright private room in the heart of the cityGenova, Liguria, Italy
Welcome to this bright studio apartment that is located in downtown area, where major attractions such as San Lorenzo and Palazzo Ducale can be easily reached on foot. The apartment is ideal for solo adventurers or couples looking for a modern living of style in Genova. Facilities you can enjoy inside the apartment include a comfortable bed, a bathroom with large shower and essentials, a coffee machine, a refrigerator and other cooking appliances. You will also be granted unlimited access to the wireless internet.
Via di Porta Soprana, really downtownGenova, Liguria, Italy
Welcome to this massive loft that has plenty of space for up to six people. Situated in the heart of Genova where everything is within walking distance, this loft is equipped with a modern kitchen that features all necessary appliances and utensils so you can whip up your best meals. Then, indulge in them at the dining table right next to the kitchen. Turn on the TV whenever you want to be entertained by a movie or a show. Curl up on the comfy couch in the living room and grab your favorite book to kill time. The loft also comes with three ultra comfortable beds and two bathrooms, meaning it can accommodate up to six people.
LUXURIOUS LOFT OF THE GIUSTINIANI AQUARIUM EXPOGenova, Liguria, Italy
This private room in the host’s apartment is located on the seventh floor of the building. You should note there is no elevator, so if hauling your luggage up the stairs is a problem, this rental may not be for you. Also to note, the views from the rooftop lounge area are worth the climb. You can see almost all of the city and the port and sea, too. This makes for a great place to relax and watch the sunset after a day of exploring the palaces and squares. Located in the historic district, you are close to everything here.
Very bright room in Genoa!!Genova, Liguria, Italy
This studio apartment is situated in the historic center of the city. This part of the city is pedestrian only and everything you need is within walking distance. You are close to some great restaurants and bars if you like the nightlife. Also nearby are some of the major attractions, including the San Lorenzo Cathedral, the Duke’s Palace and the aquarium.
A spasso per i vicoliGenova, Liguria, Italy
This private room in the host’s home is located in the Foce neighborhood, just a 10-minute walk from the Brignole Train Station and public bus stops. You are within walking distance of the city center, aquarium, historic district and the old port. Nearby, you will also find the Corso Italia, where you can enjoy a stroll along the beach to the seaside village of Boccadasse and check out its quaint shops and cafes.
Genova città d'arte - Zona CentraleGenova, Liguria, Italy
This private room in the host’s apartment is located by the gate to the Old Town. The host will happily pick you up at the train station if she can and she provides a delicious breakfast to get you started. The apartment is located close to everything. This neighborhood is very diverse, so you will find shops and restaurants from almost every culture. You are within walking distance of many museums, the old port and the Piazza De Ferrari.
BIG BEDROOM OLD PORT, BY ISA BELGIAN SKIPPERGenoa, Liguria, Italy
This charming rental includes a bedroom, bathroom and lounge area with a stocked kitchenette. You will be located near the city center with plenty of attractions, shops and restaurants within walking distance. Worth seeing are the Museum of Eastern Art Chiossone, the Palazzo Rosso Art Gallery and the Commenda Theater Museum, all offering interesting art and perspectives of ancient Genoa.
B&B con park, vicino porto, centro
This private room, in an ancient apartment building, is located in the historic district. You will have access to all of the common rooms in the house. They say location is everything and this location is perfect for exploring the city. The metro stop is just footsteps away and will take you to other parts of the city. Nearby, you will find the Piazza De Ferrari with its many cafes and shops, the cathedral of San Lorenzo and the old port with the largest aquarium in Europe.
Apartment in the city center
This cozy studio in the historic district is ideal for single travelers. The studio has a living area with kitchenette, but with all the great restaurants within walking distance who needs a kitchen? To enjoy a truly authentic Italian dinner, make sure to stop by Cavour 21, just a couple of buildings down. You will be within walking distance of all the major attractions, including the Piazza De Ferrari and the aquarium.
Nanis House: silenzioso bilocale in pieno centro
This is a private room with a balcony in the host’s home and it is in the center of everything. You will be surrounded by plenty to see and do from the moment you exit the building. It’s within walking distance of the Expo Center, the old port and the Spianata Castelletto, with its relaxing park and amazing views. Also nearby is the Piazza Corvetto, a lovely square with greenery and flowers and the historic statue of Vittorio Emanuele II.
GENOA HEARTH AT THE SEVENTH FLOOR
Genoa: The proud city by the sea
Genoa is a city rich in history, dating back to before the medieval era. You will see this as you explore the many areas of the city - from the ancient buildings and narrow cobbled streets of the Old Town to the newer areas that have been revitalized with more modern architecture. The city has a diverse population that is reflected in its shops and restaurants and there are so many places to visit and things to do, it is hard to see it all at one time. But don’t worry, you can always come back again.
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