Genoa, Italy is both a historically and currently important port city in the north of Italy . It is a great place to visit for anybody interested in history, architecture, or the arts. The city has a rich history that can be seen around the city.
The St. Lawrence Cathedral and many churches around Genoa including the Church of San Donato and the Church of San Stefano are architectural icons in the city that also carry religious importance. The Piazza de Ferrari is a main attraction in the centre of the city.
Tourists can also visit the house where Christopher Columbus was born. The Genoa Aquarium is an excellent outing for children and adults.
Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport (airport code GOA) is the main airport for the city of Genoa. It is slightly less than 12 kilometres outside of the city centre.
Eleven carriers regularly fly out of Genoa including major carriers Air France, Alitalia, Iberia and Lufthansa. The carriers operating the most flights each year out of Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport are Alitalia, KLM, Ryanair, CSA and Delta. Alitalia operates the most, almost twice as many as the next most, KLM. Many of Alitalia’s flights are codeshares.