genoa-italy

Genoa, Italy.

Genoa is the capital of Liguria and the sixth largest city in Italy. Genoa is one of Europe’s largest cities on the Mediterranean Sea and the largest seaport in Italy.Genoa has been nicknamed la Superba (“the Proud one”) due to its glorious past and impressive landmarks.

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GENOA, ITALY - the not so little city you don’t know much about…

Christopher Columbus hails from Genoa, the largest port in Italy. This is a wonderful seaside city with a rich history, architecture and a modern enough infrastructure to handle its growth. It is a city worth visiting (and the ultra charming village of Portofino is a short distance away). Enjoy some of its architecture…the beautiful round building in the last picture was its Stock Exchange. Note the columns arching over the sidewalks. Great shopping district in any weather!

An old fashioned honeymoon: A Romantic City Break in Genoa

An old fashioned honeymoon: A Romantic City Break in Genoa

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This is the fourth blog in the series about our honeymoon in October and November 2015. You can read more of the about it posts here.

If you were planning a city break in Europe as part of a honeymoon where would you go? Paris, Venice, Rome, Barcelona? They are all excellent choices but none of them fitted where we wanted to spend the bulk of our honeymoon, the Italian Riviera. So what are the…

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