Entrance tickets for the Lighthouse of Genoa
Attractions & guided tours

Entrance tickets for the Lighthouse of Genoa

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Free cancellation
Availability: Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the ancient fortifications, the nineteenth-century gate of Genoa da Ponente and the Lantern, symbol of the city since 1128
  • Admire the highest lighthouse in the Mediterranean and the second highest in Europe, with its 77 meters of height
  • Enjoy the view of the city from the panoramic terrace of the lighthouse which, after the tower of Hercules a la Coruna, is the oldest still working in the world
What to expect

The Lighthouse of Genoa is symbol of the city. The monument dates back at least to 1128, according to the most widespread date by historians, and is perhaps already 900 hundred years old, almost 9 centuries of history that make it the second oldest lighthouse in the world still working. The reconstruction of 1543 has interested only partially the upper part of the tower. At that time it was on the walls and gate to the west of the city while today, inside the fortifications, there is a museum about the history of Genoa and how a lighthouse works. In 2001 a pedestrian walkway was built to make the Lighthouse more accessible to the inhabitants by connecting Terminal Traghetti to the lighthouse with a section that runs along Via Milano.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Museum entrance ticket
    • Access to the park
    • Access to the panoramic terrace of the Lighthouse
    Reduced price
    • Free: children up to 6 years old, disabled and accompanying person, journalists registered with the Order, licensed tourist guides, owners, APS Card Friends of the Lantern, Teachers with Card of the City of Genoa

    Where

    Rampa della Lanterna, 16126 Genova GE

    Meeting point:

    The Lighthouse can only be reached on foot, along the promenade that starts from the nearby parking lot of the Ferry Terminal

    What to remember
    • The monument remains closed in case of strong thunderstorms or weather alert ORANGE
    • For the visit to the Lighthouse it is recommended to wear comfortable shoes
    • The ascent to the Lighthouse is not recommended for people with heart or walking problems.
    • In case of bad weather the visits are suspended

    IMPORTANT:

    The Lighthouse can be reached only on foot, walking along the promenade that starts from the nearby parking lot of the Ferry Terminal, which you can use for 2 and a half hours free of charge, taking a simple coffee or buying something else inside the shopping mall. The walk winds for 800 meters above the docks of the Port of Genoa.
    You can reach the promenade that leads to the Lighthouse by bus or metro getting off at the stop "Buozzi 2/Metro Dinegro" if you arrive from the east, otherwise at the stop "Dinegro/Terminal Traghetti" if you arrive from the west by bus. Afterwards, just cross the road going to the seaside and continue to the Ferry Terminal, where the walk begins. Leaving the shopping mall of the Terminal Traghetti, in fact, you will find on the perimeter of the parking lot that serves it, some red and white lines with the symbol of the Lantern that will lead you, safely, to the beginning of the walk marked by a large red panel of 25m, with on drawn Genoa and written "LANTERNA"!

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    When

    Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 10am to 5.30pm

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    Provider
    Pharos Heritage s.r.l.s
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.
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