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Ferrovia Genova-Casella

Piazza Manin, 16137, Genoa, Italy
+39 080 008 5311
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Mountaineering by train

A one hour trip from Genoa to Casella, on this narrow gauge railway that screeches its way through... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
TwinkyInBath
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Bath, United Kingdom
Quaint journey

Interestingly quaint rail journey, best to check the train times first, though you can do this on a... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Lilydog2015
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Piazza Manin, 16137, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

A one hour trip from Genoa to Casella, on this narrow gauge railway that screeches its way through rugged mountainous countryside. Great views over Genoa and of the forts on the old city walls. Very cheap at 4.5 euro each way. It's the locals' "bus."...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Interestingly quaint rail journey, best to check the train times first, though you can do this on a 'phone via internet. The guard was very friendly, train very clean. Casella is a lovely little town, if you walk up the hill, lovely town square, and...More

1  Thank Lilydog2015
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We took this good value train ride as a change from the scenery of the coastal towns. It is very difficult to access the hills behind Genoa if you do not have a car. The journey itself on this narrow gauge railway up into the...More

1  Thank HattieWeymouth
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

From Piazza Manin the station is signed up high..look for the steps on the left leading onto a viaduct. The station is ahead on the right. The train meanders uphill, sit on the right, through woodland and small villages to Casella. Views down steeply into...More

5  Thank Yanmike
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I recently took the rail up to Casella, expecting a vintage train, with spectacular views, traversing cliff edges and arriving at an incredible vista with panoramic views. So I got some of that. It is definitely a slow ride up and was a nice break...More

5  Thank Cyn1761
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely trip from Genova to Casella. On the way back to Genova we got of at Trensasco and walked up to Forte Diamante. A 40 min. hot up hill experience (walking shoes and plenty of water is a must). During the walk...More

1  Thank bothilde07
Reviewed 30 May 2016

The journey takes one hour and the views are worth the trip. It rained hard when we arrived in Casella and hail stones were seen when we returned: we didn't notice the hailstones but the parked cars in Genova were up to their wheel rims...More

2  Thank William Raleigh P
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Journey of 1 hour inland on electric narrow gauge railway to Casella. Beautiful scenery of coast and wooded hills. Many tunnels, viaducts and tight bends. At times noisy [wheels squealing] on corners. Staff at Genoa very helpful - made sure we understood impact of strike...More

2  Thank robin498
Reviewed 2 April 2016

i like railways..... an old single carriage chain railway that takes you up the mountain .... from the top the is a fantastic view down the valley.

Thank Lee D
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We were there just couple of days ago. I did not know, that train is out of operation, but the station itself was open. Personnel explained us that they are planning to open the route in 2016, but at the present time there is a...More

2  Thank Andrey_Nara
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