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The province of Genoa is situated directly on seaside of the northern Italy. There are nearly 900,000 inhabitants who live on the land of 1838km 2. Many tourists chose the province of Genoa to spend their vacation as it offers magnificent beaches and perfect climate for having a relaxing vacation at the seaside.
Genoa province offers a lot of accommodation opportunities for the tourists. The most beautiful of them are the rustic cottages. Hotels, hostels and camping sites are also available in Genoa and they can also offer beautiful landscapes and high level of service. The province of Genoa can really boast of its cultural heritage. The city of Genoa, the capital of the province, has acquired the status of the European Cultural Capital.

The main landmark of Genoa is the 117-meter high lighthouse. Another sights popular with tourists are the two palaces “Durazzo Palazzo” and “Palazzo Ducale”, and the churches of San Lorenzo and “Santi Abrògio e Andrea” that impress by their magnificent constructions. Near the old port is located a marine museum, an aquarium and a museum of Antarctica. There are also 5 regional parks and a marine nature reserve, where is preserved the pristine beauty of Genoa.

In Genoa there are also many small towns, which are located just behind the Apennines. There are many natural coastal sites that are famous for their romantic atmosphere. The region is also full of old castles located near the coast that complete the romantically exotic picture. They include the “Torre del Castelletto”, “Torre Quezzi” and “Torre Specola” castles. In February and March there is held an ancient “Carnvale Genovese” that creates the atmosphere of the 16th century.

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