Fashion, homewares, art, wines, vintage or jewels, Genoa has it all.
Genoa, a once main international city is littered with fares old and new, surpassing most Italian cities with its range of both traditional and modern shops, markets and pop up stores. THE place to go for a satisfying shopping weekend with all the Italian charm and elegance that one would expect. Boasting traditions as a historical merchant city, Genoa shopping offers an abundance of choice. Whether you are passing through for a weekend, three days or just 24 hours, there are places not to be missed if shopping is your kryptonite. No visit to Liguria would be complete without a visit to the capital city of Genoa for its shopping delights, whether your looking for the latest Italian fashion brands, vintage clothing or accessories, artworks, jewellery or just a culinary memento from the regions finest food and wine culture.
Galleria Mazzini & Via Roma
Galleria Giuseppe Mazzini, 8, 16121 Genova GE, Italy
Covered, elegant and luxurious. Shopping for all the family, near the Carlo Felice Theatre and Piazza De Ferrari. Packed with upscale shops for clothes, shoes, wines and more, bric-à-brac stores and several cafés, allows for coffee between shopping. The perfect blend of all things Italian. The 'Galleria' meaning 'tunnel' also offers a monthly antique fair and Easter book fair.
Beyond the tunnel of Italian shops, the road leading out becomes even more enticing adding a touch of further elegance. All the big Italian names can be found here on Via Roma. No Italian shopping experience would be complete without the likes of Dolce & Gabbana, Ferragamo or Louis Vuitton and more. Personal shoppers are there to help if you are keen on shopping in abundance or searching for a special Italian gift.
Via XX Settembre ~ via venti settembre, the locals call this 'Via Venti'
Brignole station up a slight slope to Piazza De Ferrari, The Monumental Bridge crosses it about halfway and divides it into two main areas.
Walking on gold. Just the pavement alone will leave you feeling excited about shopping in Genoa, boasting mosaic floors of exquisite workmanship, a stunning street with majestic buildings an even more impressive shop windows typically Italian. The road does allow traffic but with rather large pedestrian areas, it is probably the best place to have a stroll in Genoa and window shop amongst the Art Nouveau buildings that flank the road.
Mercato Orientale of Genoa ~ meaning Eastern Market
Via XX Settembre, 75, 16124 Genova GE, Italy
Along Via Venti, this is a foodies dream, comparable to Borough Market in London or Boquiera in Barca. A gastronomic gem in the heart of Genoa. From pesto to pasta, fresh regional fish to local jams, there is nothing you can't find here. Wash is all down with a sip of one of the many local wine sellers. A superb place to gain some strength between shopping hits and also for people watching. Via San Vincenzo is off here and a perfect place to pick up a slice of Genoa focaccia on your way back to your hotel.
Via San Luca and Via Orefici
Dating back to the 12th century this road is a desirable and typically Italian set of smaller streets. A trip down memory lane, these not to be missed roads offer traditional shops and services from haberdashery, boutique bespoke accessory and gifts, artisan food stores and ironmongers amongst a plethora of others.
Whatever you are in search of, Genoa shopping will not disappoint. There are a range of shopping centres offering indoors shops, play areas, amusements and even cinemas.
Fiumara Shopping Centre at Via Fiumara, 15/16, 16149 Genova GE, Italy, has to be the most popular offering more than just shopping.
For all your shopping needs the hotel the hotel reception team will be able to assist you with any requirements , no request to big or small.