Destination guide

The historic city of Genoa awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, history and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Genoa. This walkable city is known for its aquarium, cafés and seaside. National Ligurian Gallery at the Spinola Palace, Chiossone Museum of Oriental Art and Galata Maritime Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Genoa

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Genoa has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aquarium of Genoa (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Passeggiata di Anita Garibaldi (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Terme di Genova (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Golf Tennis Club Pineta Di Arenzano (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Circolo Golf e Tennis Rapallo (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Genoa

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Genoa. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Parco dell'Acquasola (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Parco della Villetta Di Negro (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Villa Brignole Sale Duchessa di Galliera (3 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Passeggiata di Anita Garibaldi (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Camogli Beach (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Punta Chiappa (12 mi / 19.3 km)

How to get to and around Genoa

Fly into Genoa (GOA-Cristoforo Colombo), the closest airport, located 4.1 mi (6.7 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Genoa Genova Brignole Station, Genoa Piazza Principe Station and Genoa Via di Francia Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Genoa?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,273 holiday lettings near Genoa. From 226 Houses to 84 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Genoa for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Genoa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Genoa:

  • Quinto al Mare: 26 holiday homes
  • Oregina: 78 holiday homes
  • Sampierdarena: 106 holiday homes
  • Albaro: 77 holiday homes
  • Quarto dei Mille: 52 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Genoa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Genoa. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Bigo Lift (Il Bigo): 1,317 holiday lettings
  • Genoa Acquasanta Station: 905 holiday lettings
  • Ligurian Archeological Museum (Museo di Archeologia Ligure): 994 holiday lettings
  • Luigi Ferraris Stadium: 1,333 holiday lettings
  • Villa Brignole Sale Duchessa di Galliera: 1,281 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Genoa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Genoa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 226 Houses in Genoa. Our other popular types of Genoa holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 84 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 863 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 7 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Genoa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 143 holiday homes with pool available in Genoa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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