Grand Hotel Savoia
Travel Blogs from Genoa
We got up and traveled to Genoa, it seemed forever, but once we got there, it was worth it. First of all, the food was great, second of all, the aquariums. The Genoa Aquarium was absolutely amazing! The aquariums were huge, I definitely liked the whale sharks the best. We stayed all afternoon, it got a little tiring walking around, …
... rehearsal time was too much for the group and they are 30 minutes late in starting but soon get their act together and started rocking the place. They are very enjoyable, although I am not sure all the old Italian Mama's really appreciated the Blues & Rock style of music.
After an hour we decide to head on home but sample some of the local gelati on the way, what a night, what a place, what a life.
Thanks Peter & Colleen for recommending Camogli.
Next it was time for plan C, catching the ferry back to Monterosso via each town (excluding Cxx) of course. This was a great idea as we got to see the individual beauty of each town form the ocean. As we headed in to pick up the tourist at each place. As we had started at the end of the line we had wonderful top deck seats right on the rail on the land side. Truly spectacular and colourful in ...
We arrived fairly late in the afternoon and Viktor our Airbnb host was at the station to pick us up. Just as well as it was quite a way up a steep hill that we went. As we are staying in a local house it is quite basic. Viktor kindly offered to walk us downtown, a 10 min walk down to the ocean. There is a castle in the water and one tiny public beach. The rest are private beaches with ...
... grand with broad open stairways and beautiful high windows. They are located on the Via Garibaldi which was the 5th Ave, or Rodeo Drive of ancient Genoa. We continued further along and found that the church we wanted to visit was closed for three hours. So we stopped at a small cafe and had a delicious lunch of pizza, of course. We then continued on to the Palace Real which was the palace of the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet