Thanks to the strategic position in the center of the Riviera, every year more and more travelers choose Genoa for their beach holidays in Liguria. If it is a travel with kids, they usually book a stay in one of the old town structures, to have the Aquarium and other family attractions of the city within walking distance.
For your 2020 summer holidays you could make an original and really smart choice: book on fairbnb.coop a holiday home in one of the seaside villages west or east of the center of Genoa, where the Riviera di Ponente and the Riviera di Levante begin.
You will thus be able to breathe the sea air, enjoy beaches and splendid attractions hardly reached by the mass of tourists, receive tips from the locals on the best places to taste the Ligurian culinary delights … all while remaining within easy reach of the city center!
During your stay you can participate in initiatives and workshops related to social projects financed by Fairbnb.coop … Genoa, Christopher Columbus’ birthplace, will make discover a new world to you too!
Your beach holidays in Genoa Pegli
Pegli was once a holiday resort for the Genoese nobility, as evidenced by the numerous elegant sixteenth-century palaces and villas. Here you can walk in the shade of palm trees on the promenade along the beach and, in summer, relax under an umbrella.
Among the things to see in Genoa Pegli stands out Villa Durazzo Pallavicini, chosen in 2017 as one of the most beautiful parks in Italy thanks to its lakes rich in aquatic flowers, rare camellias, old trees and its romantic kiosks. Inside the Villa Durazzo Pallavicini there is also the Ligurian Archeology Museum, while the Naval Museum of Pegli is housed inside another sixteenth-century noble residence, Villa Doria Centurione.
To reach the center of Genoa, you have the Navebus tourist boat service which connects with urban transport frequency the Pegli pier to the Porto Antico, a stone’s throw from the Aquarium: opportunity to admire from a unique perspective the city of the Lantern, squeezed between the sea and the hills that embrace it.
A first choice for your last minute holidays 2020 is the apartment with panoramic terrace of Orietta, which can accommodate up to 4 people.
Last minute holidays 2020 in Genova Sturla
On the opposite side of Genoa, between the seaside village of Boccadasse and the pier of Quarto, from which Garibaldi with his Mille sailed, there is Sturla, a residential neighborhood built where a fishing village once stood. Here too, an enchanting beach, Vernazzola, awaits you: a favorite among the Genoese for its intimate atmosphere and clean water.
There are a lot of things to do in Genoa Sturla: the numerous trendy clubs directly on the beach will spoil you with their exquisite appetizers. Even those traveling as a couple will be enthusiastic about their beach holidays in Sturla, thanks to the numerous romantic restaurants overlooking the sea, which combine excellent cuisine with spectacular views of the Portofino promontory.
The neighborhood also houses the renowned Giannina Gaslini pediatric hospital, a reference point for families in northern Italy and beyond.
At the Genova-Sturla railway station stop many of the regional trains that reach the seaside resorts of the Riviera di Levante, up to the Cinque Terre, while in a few minutes you will be in Genova-Brignole, in the city center.
On Fairbnb.coop the choice is wide, also for last minute holidays: from the cozy beach houses La Porta Accanto and La Casa di Sturla, located a few steps from the beach of Vernazzola and able to accommodate 6 and 4 people respectively, to the Corrado holiday house, also for 6 people.
In Genoa Fairbnb.coop will support various projects, aimed at fostering community cohesion, cohabitation and active citizenship in the historic center and at providing essential services in other neighborhoods, the most disadvantaged and least touristed in the city.
On the occasion of the Coronavirus emergency, this part of the commissions will be donated to the current account activated by the Liguria Region for the “Coronavirus emergency fundraising“. All the funds will go to support doctors, nurses, and operators who work on the front lines to defend everyone’s health and will also contribute to the support structures and intensive care in hospitals.