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Make a holiday rental villa or accommodation in Genoa, Italy your home away from home

Genoa (or Genova as it is in Italian) is a province of Northern Italy on the Ligurian Coast. The province is known to have some of the finest medieval monuments in the whole of Europe, and whatever you end up doing for entertainment in Genoa; you will be surrounded by a charming medieval atmosphere. There is an undeniable historic and artistic heritage in Genoa which easily rivals the more famous Italian cities like Venice and Florence. Despite its delightful atmosphere, glorious surroundings and excellent coastline, Genoa accommodation is never subject to large tourist crowds meaning you can enjoy your holiday in peace.

Genoa; Things to do on holiday in Genoa, Italy

Genoa has a long naval history, with the provincial capital, Genoa, being one of the most important cities in Italy’s naval history. Throughout the province are a host of top class museums telling the story of Genoa, as well as many monuments dating back throughout the centuries. The city of Genoa is particularly valuable to tourists, packed with world class restaurants, informative and fun museums and a huge number of attractions, things to do and shopping streets.

The Genoa countryside is a maze of cycle paths and walking trails, both following the rugged coastline and into the hilly interior of the province. The Aveto Natural Regional Park which falls into the Province of Genoa covers some of the most beautiful parts of the Ligurian Apennines as well as three rocky valleys, perfect for hiking, cycling and nature sightings. The countryside of Genoa is very mountainous and unspoilt which provides the ideal habitat for many animals and birds. There are many magnificent natural parks in the area which provide endless entertainment in Genoa for those with a love of the great outdoors.

As word of the glorious coastline was leaked to the tourist industry, locals knew that things in Genoa would never be the same! The whole coastline consists of beautiful rocky coves where the mountains drop into the sea, with little sand beaches providing a perfect place to set down your towel, relax in the sun and have a refreshing dip in the Mediterranean.

Places to visit on holiday in Genoa, Italy

The provincial capital of Genoa Province, Genoa, rivals any medieval city in the whole of Europe. Often missed by the tourist crowds, the city of Genoa is a beautiful place to take Genoa accommodation, far from the tourist hoards yet awash with medieval marvels which helped the city rise to become the European Capital of Culture for many years. The Sea and Navigational Museum down by the docks is one of the most popular things in Genoa to visit, although the delightful shopping streets which cross the new part of the town and the many charming churches (especially the simply stunning San Lorenzo Church) and monuments attract quite a crowd.

Weather in Genoa, Italy

Genoa has four distinct seasons. In the most popular summer months (July and August), average temperatures soar to around 30°C, with daily temperatures reaching a maximum of around 38°C. The spring and autumn periods are remarkably dry, with the majority of rain falling between November and December. In winter, temperatures rarely fall below 5°C, but if you travel in winter to Genoa, things to keep you warm in the evenings are essential.

Travel to Genoa, Italy

British Airways and RyanAir both provide direct cheap flights to Genoa Airport (GOA) from London, which makes reaching your Genoa accommodation very easy. If leaving fromLondonis not convenient from home, Genoa is well connected to Milan Airport (MXP) which receives many cheap flights from the UK.

Liguria, Italy

From the little villages of the Cinque Terre to the romantic Portofino or the beautiful flowers of Sanremo, Liguria is a land of fascinating contrast.

Genova, its capitol, is the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, and was a powerful coastal town until the 6th century A.D., and has the European biggest and oldest pedestrian centre. Liguria is well known for the food, pesto a basilicum sauce that you can eat only here, ravioli, troffie, and very good seafood.

We are very close to Tuscany and the French Riviera.

The Tigullio Gulf is very nice, it has a beautiful 18 hole golf course in Rapallo, there are many boat trip to Cinque Terre San Fruttuoso, Camogli.

Liguria is easy to reach, the closest international airports are Malpensa in Milano, Pisa andNice in France. Genova has an airport but is for national and inter-European flights.

I am sure that all tourists can enjoy this not so well known part of Italy.

Written by Alessandra – Owner of Property 61887 in Genoa, Italy

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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    • 3 BR
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    Apartment #1371421
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      Exceptional! 5/5
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      • 4 BR
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      House #6255123
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        Excellent! 4.6/5
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        House #1746695
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          • 1 BR
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          Apartment #6389295
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            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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            • 4 BR
            • 3 BA
            • Sleeps 10
            House #6194772
            19
            Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #6431142
              13
              Viewed 74 times in the last 48 hours
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                • 2 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Separate Toilets
                • Sleeps 4
                Villa #6659246
                3
                Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (23 reviews)
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                  • 4 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Sleeps 11
                  House #6567179
                  23
                  Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                    Excellent! 4.4/5
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Apartment #6560909
                    5
                    Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (56 reviews)
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                      • 4 BR
                      • 3 BA
                      • Sleeps 8
                      House #6453600
                      56
                      Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
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                        • 3 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 7
                        House #1892029
                        3
                        Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (9 reviews)
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 5
                          House #6676994
                          9
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                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                            (16 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Chateau / Country House #1772811
                            16
                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (30 reviews)
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                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 3
                              Apartment #1806490
                              30
                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                Excellent! 4.3/5
                                (4 reviews)
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Corporate Apartment #8084830
                                4
                                Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (13 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Apartment #6700039
                                  13
                                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                    (9 reviews)
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                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 10
                                    Apartment #1034037
                                    9
                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (8 reviews)
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Apartment #826303
                                      8
                                      Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 4 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 10
                                        Chateau / Country House #6731054
                                        2
                                        Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Very Good! 4/5
                                          (4 reviews)
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #1952639
                                          4
                                          Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (7 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Apartment #6568933
                                            7
                                            Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                              (4 reviews)
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                                              • 4 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 10
                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #1952639
                                              4
                                              Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 4 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                Apartment #6798098
                                                1
                                                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (52 reviews)
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #6419725
                                                  52
                                                  Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                    (45 reviews)
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #6419725
                                                    45
                                                    Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • Studio
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Multiple rentals Apartment #6419725
                                                      3
                                                      Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (44 reviews)
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                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #1691820
                                                        44
                                                        Viewed 113 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                          (36 reviews)
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                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #1691820
                                                          36
                                                          Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                            (12 reviews)
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Apartment #6788044
                                                            12
                                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (14 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #6649295
                                                              14
                                                              Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Apartment #6503681
                                                                5
                                                                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                  (9 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Apartment #6498214
                                                                  9
                                                                  Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Apartment #1769542
                                                                    7
                                                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Apartment #1336628
                                                                      3
                                                                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (17 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                        Apartment #6353286
                                                                        17
                                                                        Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                          (4 reviews)
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                                                                          • Studio
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #6649295
                                                                          4
                                                                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Apartment #6715010
                                                                            6
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (7 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Apartment #6569801
                                                                              7
                                                                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                (17 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #6649295
                                                                                17
                                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (4 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                  Apartment #1938740
                                                                                  4
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                    (5 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Villa #1893371
                                                                                    5
                                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                                      (10 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                      Apartment #1764288
                                                                                      10
                                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (5 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Villa #6601681
                                                                                        5
                                                                                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          House #1748630
                                                                                          3
                                                                                          Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (4 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                                            House #6844577
                                                                                            4
                                                                                            Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                              (4 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                                              Villa #6721710
                                                                                              4
                                                                                              Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (4 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Apartment #6814453
                                                                                                4
                                                                                                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (56 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  House #6033363
                                                                                                  56
                                                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                    (4 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #711584vb
                                                                                                    4
                                                                                                    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                      (14 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Villa #1759579
                                                                                                      14
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