Slow Fish is your chance to discover Genoa, its striking historic center, ancient stores and UNESCO World Heritage palaces.

Use public transport to get to Slow Fish!

The city is reachable by car, train or air. Downtown Genoa is easy to access for those arriving on the A12 and exiting at Genova Nervi, Genova Est, Genova Ovest or Genova Aeroporto.

Getting to Piazza Caricamento and Porto Antico

  • By car: arriving from the north or west the highway exit is Genova Ovest. After existing take the overpass and exit at Porto Antico-Centro Congressi; arriving from the east the highway exist is Genova Est. After exiting follow the signs for Genova Brignole and then the signs for Porto Antico/Acquario.
  • By bus lines 1, 9 , 13, 32, 635 stop at Porto Antico
  • By metro: head to San Giorgio station
  • By train: from Genova Brignole it’s a 15 minute walk, or else you can take the metro to San Giorgo; from Piazza Prinicpe station it’s a 10 minute walk, or else you can take the metro to San Giorgo


To see parking space availability in real time check MobilityPoint, the official site of the Genoa municipal authority

Dedicated parking areas at Porto Antico:

  • Calata Gadda 203 spaces including 44 reserved for disabled people (weekdays) 260 spaces including 7 reserved for disabled people (weekends)
  • Autosilo 323 spaces including 8 reserved for disabled people
  • Porta Siberia (electronic payments only), 80 spaces including 3 reserved for disabled people
  • Cannoniere (electronic payments only), 43 spaces
  • Mercanzia (outside Porto Antico), 77 spaces including 2 reserved for disabled people



For Mercanzia, Siberia and Cannoniere parking areas: €2 per hour.
For the Autosilo and Gadda parking areas: €1.80 per hour


For the Siberia, Cannoniere, Autosilo and Gadda there is a flat fee of €2 for the hours of 8 p.m. to 3 a.m.
For the Mercanzia parking area: €0.50 per hour between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m.

Please note: trucks, vans and camper vans are not allowed in these parking areas.

By boat

The Port of Genoa is 1km from the Porto Antico. The NaveBus service connects Genoa-Pegli (Molo Archetti) to the Porto Antico in less than 30 minutes over water.


  • Radio taxi 010 5966
  • Cooperativa Taxisti Genovesi, Mura delle Cappuccine 7r – tel. 010 594690
  • Cooperativa Auto Pubbliche, Viale Benedetto XV – tel. 010 5220573
  • Ta.Ge – TaxiGe, 84884829

Genoa Airport (GOA)

The Cristoforo Colombo airport is linked to the city center by a bus service, the Volabus, which stops at the main railway stations of Piazza Principe and Brignole.

By bicycle

At the railway stations and in other points around the city there are bike-sharing stations.

Slow Fish 2023 is organized by Slow Food and the Liguria Region, with the support of the City of Genoa. We’re in the Porto Antico of Genoa from June 1-4. Sign up to the Slow Food newsletter for the latest updates. #SlowFish2023

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