Chief of the Riviera Ligure, is considered the sixth town of Italy for the importance and its port is between the first of the southern Europe. The province of Genoa is an an of the tourist destinations more visited of the Liguria, thanks to the its beuty artistics, to the typical constructions and to the nature that surrounds the inhabited centers. The Most of the countries are built between the coast and the mountain that push in the entroterra rich of vegetation and forests. The country are very characteristic, thanks to the small alleys and to the colored residences. Historically the province find its origin around to 1100 for then to become with to pass of the years an important commercial area thanks above all to the commerce by sea. Also artistically an of the richest: to Genoa town to example there are, between the much monuments to visit, the historical center, the Cattedrale, the port, the sixteenth-century church of Sant'Ambrogio and the Palazzo Ducale, ancient abode of Dofe. Moving of little and arriving to Voltri, there are the Castello and the eighteenth-century villa of the duchess of Galliera and the Santuario of our Signora of the Grazie. Finally is good remeber that the 2004 is a magic year for the ligure chief, that accomodates shows, meetings and varied shows, deserving the European title of Capital of the Culture.