I Tre Merli
The port that once controlled a small empire has reaffirmed itself as one of the best places to enjoy a passeggiata (evening stroll)...
The port's most eye-catching and futuristic structure is this giant spiderlike contraption that hoists a cylindrical viewing cabin 200m...
Palazzo San Giorgio
Marco Polo was once an inmate of the frescoed Palazzo San Giorgio . Built in 1260, it became a prison in 1298; Polo worked on Il Milione...
La Nouvelle Vague
The caruggi (narrow lanes) pull many surprises, but few are as sweet as this enclave of cool underground intellectualism beneath the...
Trattoria della Raibetta
The most authentic Genoese food can be procured in the family-run joints hidden in the warren of streets near the cathedral. The...
Lonely Planet review
Grander than some of its portside counterparts, this well-positioned restaurant is flanked by towering black-and-white-striped columns. Excellent Ligurian cuisine includes salted cod fritters, and veal stuffed with porcini mushrooms and potatoes. Otherwise, you can just have a glass of wine with wood-fired snacks such as focaccia col formaggio (Liguria’s answer to cheese-on-toast).