Why You Should Visit Genoa
The historic city of Genoa is one of the pearls of Italy with its incredible range of architecture, cultural heritage and charming cafes and streets. The old center of Genoa is one of the finest in the world full of ancient buildings and architectural wonders like the Palazzi dei Rolli palaces and the San Lorenzo Cathedral, while the old streets and alleys are lined with many authentic restaurants and cafes which stay alive both day and night. Genoa is also famed for its world-class designer and boutique stores offering the finest Italian wares, or you may consider exploring the city’s heritage in more detail at one of its top quality museums or explore art both modern and classical.
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Arriving In Genoa
Genoa Airport, also known as Cristoforo Colombo Airport, is located around 7 km outside of the city of Genoa and consists of a single passenger terminal. If you would rather not pay for a taxi when you have landed you can find a bus which will take you into the city center. The airport itself offers a basic range of amenities including a couple of places to eat and drink as well as duty-free shopping, while the airport also provides travelers with free Wi-Fi for up to three hours.
If you are looking to catch flights from the UAE to Genoa you will not be able to make the journey without a stopover as there are no direct flights from anywhere in the UAE. However, Genoa Airport has regular flights to and from airports including Paris Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport which would allow UAE travelers to make the trip with just one stopover.
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Genoa Travel Information
UAE nationals looking to travel to Italy will be able to enter the country on a visa free basis for up to 90 days as Italy is within the Schengen Area. In Genoa you can expect warm temperatures over the summer with average highs of around 27 degrees, although it can get surprisingly cold if you are visiting during the winter period. Genoa has an extensive public transport network which makes it convenient to get around the city, although there are plenty of car rental agencies at Genoa airport if you would rather drive your own vehicle.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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