The International Boat Show at the Genoa old harbour

The 51st edition of the the International Boat Show is coming, is the most important meeting for all the luxury yacht lovers and who works in marine pleasure craft business, a place where to admire the most exclusive boats and to be updated about the new trends in this field.

The Boat Show will take place in Genoa from 1st to 9th October and is the occasion to visit the beautiful Liguria and book a luxury holiday, ready to sail the excellence of all the available services. It’s a very sought-after destination by foreigner tourists and many people will join the International Boat Show, becuase they are just passionate or lucky owners of a luxury boat.

Besides the Fiera, located next to the old harbour of the city and that extends it for 300.000 square meters (open spaces included), there will be many collateral events, that you can enjoy in the heart of Genoa to discover the charm of one of the top destinations in Italy.

Things to do at the Boat Show

Guided tours, exhibitions and also the evening opening of the Boat Show on Saturday 1st October until 10:30 pm, for a comfortable visit to the 1300 exhibitors stands, the 2000 boats and the exclusive preview of 450 new models. The megayacht area will show 30 boats that have 50 meters of length: this is a field where Italy is a world leader, the proof that the excellence has a long tradition and, thanks to the technological innovations, is possible to be the avantgarde in the shipping industry.

Who likes luxury boats can know the latest productions and join some workshops and meetings as “7 moves for Italy”, the report of a group of people guided by Giovanni Soldini, that crossed the Atlantic Ocean (started from Genoa and arrived to New York) and realized a paper with advices to improve Italy. A crew of writers, musicians, chef, philosophers and businessmen that on Monday 3rd October will tell their own experience.

We suggest you also a visit to the Aquarium of Genoa, the largest aquarium in Italy and the second in Europe, designed by the architect Renzo Piano and diamond point of the ligurian capital. During the autumn this region offers great attractions and enchanting landscapes that made your stay unforgettable, becuase here elegance is also inshore.

For detailed information about the Boat Show, visit the official site:

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