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Cheap flights to Liguria

Liguria is a coastal region in north-western Italy, known to tourists for its towns, beaches, and mouth-watering cuisine. The region is bordered by Piedmont to the north, Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany to the east, and France to the west, and overlooks the Liguria Sea. It occupies a total area of 5,422 square kilometres. The region's capital is Genoa. 

 

What to see & do

Aquarium of Genoa - The Aquarium of Genoa is Italy's largest public aquarium, as well as one of Europe's largest. The aquarium has an area of 33,000 square feet and is located in the old harbour area of Genoa. The aquarium comprises of 70 tanks divided into exhibits that feature the Ligurian Sea, and the North Atlanic and Caribbean reefs from two perspectives: the New World/Old World encounter of 1492, and the ecological awareness of 1992 and the present. 

Toirano Caves - The Toirano Caves, or Grotte di Toirano, are an exceptional karst cave system found in the municipality of Toirano. The caves, discovered in 1950, cover a length of about 2,000 metres. 

Albertis Castle - Albertis Castle, also called Castello d'Albertis or D'Albertis Castle, is a historical residence in Genoa. It was the home of a sea captain by the name of Enrico Alberto d'Albertis; on his death in 1932, the residence was donated to the city of Genoa. The building currently houses the Museo delle Culture del Mondo, or the Museum of World Cultures, which houses various ethnographic and archaeological findings of both Enrico and Luigi Maria d'Albertis. The artefacts were collected during their trips to America, Africa, New Guinea, and Oceania. The museum also houses models of ships and yachts, as well as musical instruments from all over the world. 

Piazza De Ferrari - The Piazza De Ferrari, situated in the heart of Genoa, is the city's main square. It functions as the financial and business centre of Genoa. Piazza De Ferrari is also renowned for its fountain. Other points of interests are several historical palaces and buildings, including the Palace of the Doges, the palace of the Ligurian Academy of Fine Arts, the Theatre Carlo Felice, and the palace of the Duke of Galliera, Raffaele De Ferrari. 

 

How to get around within Liguria

While renting a car means you'll more likely reach your destination faster, looking for a parking spot is next to impossible in most places in Genoa. Note that all attractions within the city centre are within walking distance from one another, so renting a car won't be necessary. For really getting around, a bus network covers the city until 1:00 AM. A number of public elevators and cable railways connect the centre of Genoa with the neighbourhoods on the surrounding hills. Suburban and regional trains cover Genoa, as well as the coastal neighbourhoods and suburbs in Liguria. 

 

How to get there

The primary airport serving Liguria is Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, or simply Genoa Airport, a minor international airport located 7.4 kilometres west of Genoa. Air France connects to Paris, while Alitalia connects to Rome. British Airways provides flights to Genoa from London, Lufthansa Regional operates from Munich, and Meridiana from Naples. Ryanair also connects to London, as well as to Bari and Trapani. Turkish Airlines operates flights from Istanbul and Vueling handles flights from Rome, while Volotea provides service from Catania, Naples, and Palermo. 

Flights to Liguria

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