Discover GenovaA modern seaport city

Genova is a modern seaport city with history, traditions and attractions linked to the sea, close to the famous Cinque Terre and is the capital of the Liguria region. It is known for its important role in maritime trade over many centuries. In the historic center there is the Cathedral of San Lorenzo, in Romanesque style with a black and white striped facade and frescoed interiors. Narrow streets lead to monumental squares such as the Piazza de Ferrari, with the characteristic bronze fountain and the Carlo Felice opera house.