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Great views and interesting history

First of all, download the guide. Search for Genoa walls and select the pdf GENOA’S FORTS AND... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2015
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
Old walls

If you like to see the old defensive walls of the town you should take the Zecca-Righi... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2015
Bucharest, Romania
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31 Dec 2015
“Great views and interesting history”
24 May 2015
“Old walls”
Genoa boasts the longest wall of any city in Europe, with major sections dating from the mid-12th to early 17th centuries intact and recalling highlights of the city's history, protecting itself against invasions from land and sea. Exploring the...more
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

First of all, download the guide. Search for Genoa walls and select the pdf GENOA’S FORTS AND WALLS: AN URBAN PARK from visitgenoa. This shows the forts, walls, trails, transport links and places to eat. We visited the part nearest the Righi funicular railway station,...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 24 May 2015

If you like to see the old defensive walls of the town you should take the Zecca-Righi cableway.Once arrived in Righi you shoulkd follow the signs to Forte Sperone and Forte Begato.The first part of the trip is not very easy as long as you...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank zuv
Reviewed 3 May 2014

If you search a hill from which you could see the city you are visiting, this is a a place for you. If you don´t want to walk a full height from the sea, take the funicular railway Zecca/Righi. Don´t be too amazed by the...More

Date of experience: May 2014
4  Thank Michal B
Reviewed 15 May 2013

As a visitor to a new city, I am always looking for ways to get in my daily workouts. Genoa is very hilly and place to run can be difficult to find. I researched and discovered this park, which is just a funicular ride away...More

Date of experience: May 2013
4  Thank scubabunny13
Reviewed 23 June 2012

Get out of the city and enjoy the wonderful Parco delle Mura and fortresses above Genova, where on a clear day you can see to the Island of Corsica! This is a fantastic morning outing or full day, in the Spring when all the wild...More

Date of experience: June 2012
7  Thank AnnArborMHT
Reviewed 28 August 2011

Take the funicorare from zecca station (via caroli/largo zecca intersection). Ticket is 1.5euro and valid for 100 minutes or you can use/purchase genova 24h amt travel pass (4.5e). In the funicorare, take the seats at low end of the carriage, the view is better. Once...More

Date of experience: August 2011
3  Thank lenkkari
Reviewed 13 December 2009

Took one of the funivias (inclining tram) up to the old city wall and had a nice walk. We could get close to two of the old forts but it was a bit too far and too hot to actually climb up to the forts....More

2  Thank suefromCalif
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