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ArenzanoItaly

A holiday in Arenzano is an excellent opportunity to discover one of the major tourist destinations on the western Ligurian Riviera. 

The clear sea, mild climate and beautiful architecture of this region, together with the typically picturesque landscape of Liguria, are its main attractions. The old town winds through the wide Via Bocca, which follows the course of the old railway that ran through here until the end of the 1960s. Following on from here are Piazza Nastrè, where the wash houses once stood, and Piazza Colombo, with its characteristic well.

The port of Arenzano, sheltered by Cape San Martino, the famous pine forest, the historic villas and sports facilities are just a few of the attractions you can visit and explore during your stay. For nature lovers, behind the village there are the mountains of the Ligurian Apennines covered by lush Mediterranean vegetation. We are in the territory of the Beigua Park, which spans a wide area covering several municipalities in the provinces of Genoa and Savona. Located on the Costa Boera, the Saracen Tower was erected after the infamous plundering of Arenzano in the sixteenth century. The tower stands at a point that provides an extensive view of the open sea, ideally placed to spot enemies approaching.

A unique feature of Arenzano, commissioned by the Liguria Region for the purpose of promoting the marine environment, is the underwater gym, which has become a centre of excellence. The establishment is located in the waters off the marina, and as well as being an innovative underwater sports facility in a natural environment - unique in Italy - it contributes to repopulating the sea area, enhancing the marine habitat.

During your holidays in Arenzano, don’t miss a stop at the Villa Negrotto Cambiaso Park, one of the symbols - if not the main symbol - of Arenzano. The park is a true kaleidoscope of glass and iron works in perfect nineteenth-century English style, like a casket of priceless jewels. Beyond its unquestionable architectural and compositional value, the garden is striking because of the quantity and variety of plants. The territory is part of the Beigua Regional Park, a stopping-off place for migratory species, which is why the garden also houses peacocks and other species of birds. A visit to the Garden should be followed by a tour of the Villa, now the Town Hall, a very elegant building commissioned by Marchesa Luisa Sauli Pallavicino in 1880.

Finally, for science lovers, the "Muvita Science Centre" on Via Marconi is an innovative scientific entertainment centre, the first in Italy entirely dedicated to the relationship between man, energy and climate. These and many other attractions await you: don’t waste any more time, check out our holiday packages to Arenzano today.

Top hotels in Arenzano

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hotel Punta San Martino
Hotel Punta San Martino
4 out of 5
Via Della Punta San Martino 4, Arenzano, GE
The price is £147 per night

Situated in Arenzano, this beach hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Golf Tennis Club Pineta Di Arenzano and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Beigua Regional Nature Park. St. ...

3.8/5Good! (407 reviews)
שלווה בקצה גנואה

"חדרים מרווחים נוחים. הנוף מהמלון יפייפה. ישנה בעיית חניה"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2019

Hotel Punta San Martino
Grand Hotel Arenzano
Grand Hotel Arenzano
4 out of 5
Lungomare Stati Uniti, 2, Arenzano, GE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £129 per night

Offering direct access to the beach, this Arenzano hotel is next to a golf course and within a 10-minute walk of Bagni Sole and Bambino Gesu di Praga Church. ...

3.9/5Very Good! (492 reviews)

"Great stay, would stay again without issue. Staff great, room great, location great, excellent little town"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2019

Grand Hotel Arenzano
Villa Giuanne
Villa Giuanne
VIA CANTARENA, 93A, Arenzano

Situated near the beach, this apartment building is within 2 miles (3 km) of Spiaggia Circolo Velico Luigi Sirombra, Canoa Arenzano and Bambino Gesu di Praga ...

Villa Giuanne

Popular places to visit in Arenzano

Aquarium of Genoa
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Aquarium of Genoa

4.5/5(25 reviews)

Discover the weird and wonderful creatures of the deep at one of Europe’s largest aquariums, where sharks, manatees, penguins and a myriad of tropical fish await.

Old Port
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Old Port

4.5/5(84 reviews)

Venture into this thriving and culturally rich area of Genoa to discover splendid museums, a bustling harbor and a leisurely atmosphere. 

Piazza de Ferrari
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Piazza de Ferrari

4/5(71 reviews)

Stroll past the quaint shops and cafés that line the narrow alleys leading to Genoa’s main square then visit the historic buildings surrounding it.

San Benigno
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San Benigno

After visiting San Benigno, make a plan to see the other sights and activities in Genoa. Stroll along the waterfront or visit the aquarium in the area.

Palazzo Ducale
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Palazzo Ducale

4.5/5(43 reviews)

Inspect the fabulous frescoes and chandeliers and climb the tower to see the former secret jail that detained renowned inmates.

Teatro Carlo Felice
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Teatro Carlo Felice

5/5(1 review)

Watch a choral concert, an orchestral recital or a dramatic performance with an ornamental street backdrop in the main theater of this historic complex.

Top things to do in Arenzano

City Sightseeing Genoa Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
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City Sightseeing Genoa Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

£14
Per adult
Genoa & Portofino Day Trip
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Genoa & Portofino Day Trip

£108
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend
Genoa Walking Tour & Cruise to Portofino from Genoa
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Genoa Walking Tour & Cruise to Portofino from Genoa

£81
Per adult
Genoa Street Food Tour
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Genoa Street Food Tour

£53
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Genoa Traditional Food Tour with locals
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Genoa Traditional Food Tour with locals

£68
Per adult
Genoa by Yourself with English Chauffeur
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Genoa by Yourself with English Chauffeur

£305
Per adult

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