Not only Genoa... Come to discover the surroundings of the city
The Hotel Metropoli in the center of Genoa invites you to discover not only the beauties of the city, but also the ones of the hinterland and Ligurian coast: hidden places and amazing landscapes.
At the Hotel Metropoli, we want to give you some tip and advice for your stay in Genoa!
Genoa-Casella railway: discover the hinterland with the family
The Genoa-Casella railway connects the Genoa Manin station to the train station of the small town of Casella in the high Scrivia valley. The railway, long about 25 km, is the appropriate choice for an out-door trip with the whole family. The train goes across three Genoese valleys following a panoramic stretch of about an hour: fortresses, villages, forests, valleys, the landscape is various and spectacular. The path passes through different stations, where you can stop for checking the information panels related to the locality, or choose one of the many proposed hikes.
Bring your kids to discover new landscapes with the magic Genoa-Casella train!
Durazzo-Pallavicini Villa: historical residence and garden
Durazzo-Pallavicini Villa is a magnificent residence in the Pegli district, around 25 minutes by car from the hotel, built inside one of the main historical garden in Europe. The itinerary of the visit, around 3 km, is organized into three acts, each of them composed by four scenes characterized by lakes, rivers, falls, garden buildings, furnishings, rare plants, visual glimpse and "scenographic deceptions", following the projects of Michele Canzio, scenographer of the Carlo felice Theater.
Portofino Park: trekking between Portofino, Camogli and San Fruttuoso
Around 30 km far from the Hotel Metropoli there are some of the most spectacular localities of the region, contained in the Portofino Park. The Park, besides preserving the flora and fauna of the area, keeps clean more than 80 km of trails which connect the town of Portofino, Santa Margherita Ligure, San Fruttuoso, Camogli and many more. If you love hiking or you simply want to make an historic and cultural walk, choose one of the many paths proposed. Among them you will find different options suitable both for experts and families.