Stay in a Wedding Hotel in Genoa
Give your wedding a Genoa twist by staying in the historic port town with its atmospheric streets, grand buildings and regenerated harbour.
Whether you're planning to get married in Genoa or you're a guest at a wedding, the city has many plush wedding hotels which host ceremonies and receptions. From intimate guesthouses to big-brand hotels, Genoa has wedding accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets.
Many of Genoa’s wedding hotels offer first-class swimming pools, spas, restaurants and fitness centres, where wedding couples and guests can relax and have fun before and after the ceremony.
Genoa's Panoramic Views in Your Wedding Photos
Take you and your wedding photographer upward for images of you soaking up the romantic panoramic view of Genoa’s rooftops and harbour. The 20-minute ride on the Bigo Lift, an elevator in the Porto Antico (Old Port) will give you some unique wedding photos. Have the backdrop from the see-through cabin of 360-degree views of the old town and the Genoa’s grand palaces.
Take a ride up the Spianata Castelletto in an Art Nouveau lift at Piazza del Portello. From the top, you'll be rewarded with gorgeous views of the old town’s Medieval towers, Baroque domes and grand villas, as well as the surrounding mountains – perfect for bespoke wedding photos.
Head up to Castelletto D'Albertis, a fairytale 19th-century castle, via an old public Balbi-Dogali elevator that switches direction from horizontal to vertical. Have your wedding photos on the castle's ramparts, looking over Genoa’s harbour.
Explore Genoa's Attractions
There's plenty to keep you entertained in Genoa when you're visiting the city for a wedding. Regenerated by star-architect Renzo Piano in 1992, the revamped old port has load of open-air restaurants, swanky bars and major attractions to choose from.
The Aquarium of Genoa is one of the city's biggest draws, showcasing a wealth of marine life across 71 tanks. Also in the harbour is the Galata maritime museum, home to a real submarine and a section dedicated to Christopher Columbus, who was born in Genoa.