Everything just a click away.

At Genova’s Porto Antico there are museums, cultural centers, stores, shopping galleries, restaurants, bars, a movie theatre and culinary centers of excellence. In the summer you will find a swimming pool. In winter, an ice-skating rink. In each season, the Aquarium, the Bigo, Eataly, the Luzzati Museum, the Biosphere, The Space Cinema, the Genoa Museum, the De Amicis Library and, as you can see, the list is very long.

So long that, in order to enjoy all of Porto Antico, a month would not be enough. Begin to discover the abundance of activities now: take a virtual tour so you’ll be prepared when you come to visit us in person.

Your journey starts here.

Using the tab “Things to do at Porto Antico” you can browse through all the activities sorted by type and theme.

Acquario di Genova

Acquario di Genova

Exploring the deep blue sea. The large Cetacean pavilion, 70 tanks, more than 15,000 animals belonging to 400 different species. Over 24 million visitors from 1992 to today, these are the numbers of Genoa...
banano tsunami

Banano Tsunami – Restaurant

You can have a lunch, an aperitif or a dinner surrounded by the sea. All music and entertainment events will start on 24th April 2015. Surrounded by the sea. At Porto Antico there is a place where the...
bigo ascensore panoramico

Bigo – Panoramic Lift

Discover Genoa completely. Symbol of Porto Antico, beloved and iconic almost as much as the lantern, the Bigo is the panoramic lift that offers a unique perspective of Genoa. Designed by Renzo Piano, the...

Biosfera

Step into a tropical rainforest. The Biosphere is the scenic structure near the Acquario di Genova, where you can learn about and defend the beauty of tropical forests. This spectacular spherical structure...
burger fast food

Burger Fast Food

American style. For a break in true American style at Burger Fast Food you’ll find freshly grilled hamburgers and cheeseburgers. A stone's throw from the Bigo, Burger Fast Food offers a varied selection...

Caffè Chantal

From morning to cocktail hour. A new bar for enjoying a sandwich, grab a coffee or an ice cream. Inside the Atlantide Gallery, amongst gadgets and typical Genoese products, cafe BarAonda is the perfect...
eataly -alti cibi

Eataly Genova – Alti Cibi

The taste of Italian excellence. Eataly Genova is the place dedicated to high-quality Italian food, much more than a supermarket and not just a restaurant. Extended over the entire top floor of Millo...
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Edmondo De Amicis Library

Read a stone's throw from the sea. The Edmondo De Amicis Library is Genoa's largest center dedicated to children and young adult literature with over 70,000 titles listed to date, educational events for...
fotoacquario

Fotoacquario

Print your favorite memories. Preserve your unforgettable memory of your visit to Porto Antico, at Fotoacquario located in the Atlantis shopping gallery where you will find many creative and original...
Genoa Museum - il museo dedicato al Genoa FC

Genoa Museum

Discover the history of Italy's oldest football team. With pictures and historical documents, videos and interactive tools, the Genoa Museum has opened its doors in the heart of the city so you can enjoy a...
Scopri il porto di Genova al Genoa port center

Genoa Port Center

Genoa Port Center is open again! You can visit it freely on Saturdays and Sundays from 15:00 to 19:00. Guided tours are also provided The Port of Genoa's many faces. The Genoa Port Center is the only place...
Scopri il Genoa Store.

Genoa Store

A red-blue shopping spree. Perfect for purchasing a keepsake of your favorite team or buying a gift for a true-blue fan of the Genoa team, the Genoa Store offers a wide selection of customized products,...
I Tre Merli - ristorante - Porto Antico

I Tre Merli – Restaurant

The authentic taste of tradition. The Tre Merli Restaurant is synonymous to high quality Genoese cuisine. Here you will find typical Ligurian dishes with a modern twist, made with fresh, local ingredients:...
Carneval On Ice

Ice skating rink

The skating rink is closed. It will open in December 2017 for the upcoming winter season. Ice on the sea. Porto Antico's skating rink is the only place in Italy where you can skate on ice while enjoying...
Il Baluardo - pizzeria ristorante - Porto Antico

Il Baluardo – Restaurant pizzeria

A place overlooking the sea, for every occasion. For a business dinner, a special occasion or a party in the center of Genoa, at the Baluardo Restaurant you will find plenty of space, excellent customer...
Il giardino incantato - fantaly e souvenir

Il giardino incantato – toys

Loads of souvenirs. After visiting the Aquarium of Genoa, make a stop at the Giardino Incantato: here you can purchase a soft plush toy shaped as a seal, penguin or tropical fish. Your kids, after seeing...
Il marin - ristorante al Porto Antico

Il Marin – Restaurant

Starring Fish and sea food. A menu entirely dedicated to fish, a large window overlooking the city of Genoa, a team of talented young chefs: these are the true ingredients of the Marin. Gourmet restaurant...
bottega solidale altromercato

La Bottega Solidale – Altromercato

The colors of the Southern hemisphere. Bottega Solidale is the ideal place for responsible purchasing in Porto Antico providing food stuffs and handicraft from around the world. In its new location inside...

La Città dei Bambini e dei Ragazzi

La città dei bambini e dei ragazzi will be closed from Monday 4 to Friday, September 29, for maintenance work. It will open on Saturday, September 30th. We apologize for the inconvenience. Growing up is...
La Goletta - pub al Porto Antico

La Goletta – Pub – American Bar

A cool aperitif among the docks and yachts. Choose La Goletta for your never ending summer: here, sitting comfortably, you can sip your cocktail while admiring the yachts moored along the quay. La Goletta...
La voglia matta, gelateria al Porto Antico di Genova

La Voglia Matta – Ice cream

Don't resist the temptation. For homemade ice cream, think of La Voglia Matta. In the Magazzini del Cotone Ice cream parlor you'll find creamy ice cream, fruit sorbets and many flavors to savor on a cone,...

Le Bistrot Du Port

The pleasure of a quality sandwich. After a day of museums and walks in the heart of Porto Antico, the Bistrot Du Port is the perfect place for a delicious snack or a moment to relax. A bright and modern...
Le tre caravelle, ristorante pizzeria al Porto Antico di Genova

Le Tre Caravelle

The transatlantic crossing of taste. Trying to decide between pizza or pasta? The Restaurant Pizzeria Le Tre Caravelle reconciles all. Choose among loads of dishes. More than 50 kinds of pizza and many...

Librerie Coop – Library

The right book. Buying a book is not just about buying a printed volume. Librerie Coop know this very well and therefore each purchase has its own importance and is transformed into a cultural experience,...
mukkepazze gelateria al Porto Antico di Genova

Mukke Pazze – Ice cream – Bar

With its many delicious and original flavors, Mukke Pazze is an amazing ice cream parlor. Variations on the theme are endless: from classics like tiramisù ice cream and biscuit those inspired by famous...
Museo Luzzati Porta Siberia, Porto Antico di Genova

Museo Luzzati

A gateway to art. The Luzzati Museum at Porta Siberia is an exhibition space that promotes new forms of visual art through exhibitions that appeal to adults and intrigue children. A visit to the Luzzati...
old wild west

Old Wild West – Steak House

Seafaring Cowboys. Old Wild West is the first steak house in the center of Genoa, where you can imagine yourself a hungry gunslingers: the rations offers all Tex-Mex cuisine specialties. If you love strong...
one eyed jacks

One Eyed Jacks – Pub – Brewery

Ready for an exciting evening? One Eyed Jacks is the pub where you can drink a good beer in a thriller atmosphere. Inspired by Twin Peaks, the cult TV series of the 90s, the restaurant is located near the...
piscina-estiva-aperto-genova

Outdoor swimming pool – Genova

The pool meets you in June 2018 for the new summer season. Dive into summer. Porto Antico's summer outdoor pool is the perfect place to cool off and take a dip while remaining in the city...

Roadhouse – grill

The meat is on the table. Excellent grilled meat at the moment, many delicious and quality proposals, a casual and welcoming atmosphere that will make you feel like at home. These are the RoadHouse Grill...
banano tsunami

Rosa dei Venti

Music, cocktails and sand. These are the ingredients for an enjoyable evening on the Rosa dei Venti's dance floor. Near the pool, during the day filled with sun beds and umbrellas, Porto Antico's coolest...
noleggio segway

Segway Rental

Le Bighe del Bigo - The Bigo's Chariots The Segway is the most enjoyable means for touring Porto Antico and the historical city center, in a quiet, safe and fast way. As futuristic Roman chariots, the...
Giri turistici in battello Porto Antico di Genova

Sightseeing boat trips

Discover Genoa and Liguria from an exclusive perspective. Choose a boat trip and live a unique and fascinating experience; set sail from Genoa’s Porto Antico Genoa to visit the most beautiful places in...
chiesa di san marco al molo-ft

ST. Mark’s Church on the pier

History and spirituality. If along the historic walls of Porto Antico you come across a small door, come in and discover the beautiful Church of San Marco on the pier. Built at the end of 1100 as a first...
the space cinema - Genova Porto Antico

The Space Cinema

The Multiplex Cinema in the city center. The Space Cinema is a multiplex cinema at the Magazzini del Cotone building well served by parking lots, near restaurants, pizzerias and bars. For over twenty...