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What to do on Valentine's Day in Genoa: our best tips

February 14 represents for many the celebration of love and romance, and what better setting than Genoa, with its evocative winter sunsets and picturesque views, to spend this special day? The city, with its rich cultural, scenic and gastronomic offerings, is an ideal destination for lovers looking for unique experiences and unforgettable moments. So here are our suggestions on what to do on Valentine's Day in Genoa, with all the tips to surprise your sweetheart!

cosa fare a San Valentino a Genova
Find out what to do on Valentine's Day in Genoa

Art and culture: a day at the museums

Genoa's museums, particularly the Strada Nuova Museums, with Palazzo Rosso, but also the Palazzo Reale museum, the Palazzo del Principe and the Palazzi dei Rolli, are undoubtedly interesting destinations for all those couples who love art and architecture. Inside these historic palaces, you can admire works by the likes of Rubens, Van Dyck, Caravaggio and Antonio Canova's famous Penitent Magdalene.

Relaxation and wellness: the spas of Genoa

For those looking for a pure relaxation experience, the Terme of Genoa, located in Acquasanta on the heights of Voltri, could be the ideal solution . With a variety of services such as saunas, Turkish baths, and heated pools with whirlpools, they offer a wellness break away from daily stress.

Sunset experiences: scenic spots

Genoa offers the opportunity to enjoy picturesque sunsets from several locations, including the Isola delle Chiatte, the Belvedere dei Dogi at the Old Port, and Spianata Castelletto. The latter, known for its incredible views of the city, is confirmed as one of the favorite places to admire romantic sunsets in Genoa.

San Valentino a Genova: i consigli per una serata indimenticabile
Valentine's Day in Genoa: tips for an unforgettable evening

Special evenings: aperitifs and romantic stays

For a less conventional evening, Genoa offers several options for an aperitif with a sea view. Some suggestions on where to have an aperitif in Genoa? The Indarsena Oyster Bar, the bars located in the Pegli district, but above all the bars in Boccadasse, a fishing village that, despite its proximity to the city center, still retains an old-world atmosphere. 

To end the day on a high note, we invite you to spend a romantic night in our Astoria hotel, located in the heart of Genoa, ideally situated to explore the city's most romantic spots. Contact us for information and reservations!


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