Lighthouse of Genoa: Our most recommended tours and activities

Genoa: Hop-on Hop-off Tour Ticket

Genoa: Hop-on Hop-off Tour Ticket

Genoa, included among the Unesco world heritage sites, is the capital of Liguria and the birthplace of Christopher Columbus. Climb aboard the panoramic buses and observe the numerous monuments and grandiose buildings dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries that stand along Strada Nuova. With the ticket valid for 24 or 48 hours you can admire both the historic center and the seafront of Corso Italia. This bus is also an ideal way to reach shopping places. Thanks to the possibility of getting on and off at any stop, you can visit attractions such as the cathedral of San Lorenzo, built in different styles ranging from Gothic to Renaissance and Palazzo Ducale. The best art collections can be visited in three different buildings of the Strada Nuova Museums. See Rubens' masterpieces alongside other works by Italian and local artists. Enjoy the 360° panorama from the second floor of the bus. Treat yourself to a stroll along the elegant Via Garibaldi, located in the cultural heart of Genoa, lined with imposing buildings and refined shops. Near the Porto Antico you will find numerous attractions suitable for the whole family, including the Aquarium where you can watch the dolphin show. Buses leave daily, every 20-30 minutes, until late afternoon, when you can give yourself some time to discover the city's lively nightlife. The heart of the city is represented by the ancient part of Genoa, up to the border marked by Piazza Sarzano and via San Lorenzo. With the ticket valid for 24 or 48 hours you can also board the buses the following day and stop at the lift that takes you to the Spianata Castelletto panoramic point. While admiring the most beautiful monuments of Genoa, you have the opportunity to listen to the informative commentary of the audio guide available in different languages. Historical Route- Red Line Stops 1) Acquario 2) Garibaldi 3) De Ferrari 4) Brignole Train Station 5) Via XX Settembre 6) Carignano 7) Corvetto 8) Portello - Spianata Castelletto 9) Principe Train Station 10) Cruise Terminal 11) Mei Coastline Route - Blue Line Stops 1) Acquario 2) Garibaldi 3) De Ferrari 4) Piazza della Vittoria 5) Boccadasse 6) Levante Water Front - upon request 7) Via XX Settembre 8) Galleria Mazzini 9) Portello- Spianata Castelletto 10) Principe Train Station 11) Cruise Terminal

Genoa: World-Famous Aquarium and Lighthouse Combo Ticket

Genoa: World-Famous Aquarium and Lighthouse Combo Ticket

Experience the Aquarium of Genoa, the largest aquarium in Italy, located in the old harbor area of Genoa. Enjoy an exciting, immersive, and engaging visit before climbing the steps of the Lighthouse of Geno, the tallest lighthouse in the Mediterranean.  Take a rich and exciting journey as you discover the seas of the world in an aquarium that hosts the most extensive range of aquatic biodiversity in Europe. The exhibition gallery consists of over 70 exhibitions and 600 species from all the seas of the world. From the rarest species such as manatees — marine mammals that may be at the origin of the legend of mermaids — to the most famous ones such as dolphins, penguins, and sharks.  The Genoa Aquarium is filled with innovative scenography, the latest digital installations, a completely renewed light and sound design, and a rich daily schedule of speeches. See also two areas dedicated to reptiles and amphibians, and to the conservation and recovery projects of animals in difficulty or seized by the authorities and entrusted to the aquarium. Next, walk over the iconic promenade to visit the monumental complex of the Lighthouse of Genoa, a symbol of the city. The world's fifth tallest lighthouse, the Lanterna di Genova has been operating for almost nine centuries and is the official lighthouse of the Port of Genoa. Climb the first 172 steps to admire Genoa from the top of its first panoramic terrace.

Genoa: Lighthouse Entrance Ticket

Genoa: Lighthouse Entrance Ticket

Take in great views of the city while walking through a major piece of this history with entrance tickets to the Lighthouse of Genoa. Visit the third-oldest lighthouse in the world. Take the 800-meter seaside path overlooking the harbor and enjoy the open-air museum. Check out the ancient fortifications. This still-functioning lighthouse is a major part of Genoa's long maritime history. Climb to the top for great views of the city.

Genoa: 24, 48, or 72-Hour Genoa City Pass

Genoa: 24, 48, or 72-Hour Genoa City Pass

Make the most of your time in Genoa with a city card that grants you access to the city's top attractions as well as public transportation tickets in the city of Genoa, including buses, metro, the system of lifts and rack railways, and a choice of other attractions including walking tours, bike rentals, and Segway tours (according to the option selected). With the 24-hour pass, enjoy access to two attractions of your choice, as well as the use of public transportation and a guided tour of Carlo Felice Theatre Opera House. Choose one of the following: • Strada Nuova Museums (Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Doria Tursi)• D'Albertis Castle - Museum of World Cultures • Ascent to the Towers of San Lorenzo Cathedral • Doge's Palace In addition, choose one of the following: • Galata Sea Museum and Nazario Sauro Submarine • Lanterna Museum (Genoa Lighthouse) The 48-hour pass includes local public transportation use as well as all of the following:• Strada Nuova Museums (Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Doria Tursi)• Ascent to the Towers of San Lorenzo Cathedral• Doge's Palace • Galata Sea Museum and Nazario Sauro Submarine• Lanterna Museum (Genoa Lighthouse)• Carlo Felice Theatre Opera House guided tour The 72-hour pass includes public transportation and the following attractions:1) All included:• Carlo Felice Theatre Opera House guided tour• Royal Palace and Palazzo Spinola di Pellicceria• Ascent to the Towers of San Lorenzo Cathedral• Doge's Palace  2) Choose one of the following: • City walking tour• City Segway tour 3) Choose three of the below attractions:• Strada Nuova Museums (Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Doria Tursi)• D'Albertis Castle - Museum of World Cultures• Villa Croce Museum of Contemporary Art• Museum of the Risorgimento• Museum of Natural History• Wolfsoniana Museum 4) Choose one of the following: • Electric bike rental• Hop-on hop-off bus tour

From Milan: Genoa Private Tour

From Milan: Genoa Private Tour

Enjoy a private Genoa Tour from Milan for ten hours with a private tour guide for three hours and a private luxury vehicle with chauffeur that will pick you up and drop-off from your hotel in Milan or place of preference inside the city. Once your chauffeur has picked you up, you will go ahead to hour destination to meet with your private tour guide. In this tour you will have the opportunity to discover Genoa, a city located in the north of Italy and one of the most importants of the country. Thanks to your private tour guide you will discover the tourist attractions of Genoa like the Piazza de Ferrari located in the centre, Piazza Dante where you can find the house of Christopher Columbus, the Strade Nuove in the old city inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2006, the Mannerist palaces that includes the Palazzo Rosso, the Palazzo Reale and the Palazzo Bianco, the cathedral of San Lorenzo, the port of Genoa that contains an old lighthouse and much more To finish the tour, your private chauffeur will drop you off to your hotel in Milan or place of preference inside the city.

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What people are saying about Lighthouse of Genoa

Overall rating

4.3
(219 reviews)

I love the hop on hop off busses. I have used them in many countries. I only wish you would make it easier to find the stops or at least put a map in the ticket information section. We have caught 2 busses, 1 in Paris, 1 in Genoa in the past week and found it extremely difficult to find the nearest stops to our accommodation.

The tour was very nice and we enjoyed it very much. The blue line is more comprehensive. The red line is a bit shorter and most of the places visited in the blue line will also be stops on the red line.

Very good city tour, orderly, clean and the descents and ascents at the established points were carried out without any problems and the routes of both lines were very well chosen

great information and displays. well presented. easy to find with amazing views even on a wet day.

Good hop on/off ride but the guide was more concerned about your ticket