Your participation in our welcome ceremony followed by the welcome reception is not only desirable but highly recommended: Our welcome Ceremony will be held in the congress center, followed by a welcome reception in the Aquarium of Genoa , one of Europe’s foremost aquarium whose tanks reproduce the natural habitats of the Mediterranean Sea and the World's oceans and at same time respect their biological equilibrium.
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Performance of the Treble Voice Choir “VociInNote”
Director: Maestro Dario Piumatti
Piano: Maestro Gianfranco Montalto
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Centro congressi/ Genoa Aquarium (Acquario di Genova)
The Major Attractions are:
the Penguins, the Red Sea Tank, the Seals, the Coral, Sharks and Dolphins
Congress Gala Dinner
Friday, September 26, 2008
Genova Palazzo Ducale
In these magnificent surroundings which encompass the dynamic history of Genoa we encourage you to join us and your fellow participants in our Gala dinner evening.
“The beating heart of cultural and social activities of Genoa”
Throughout the centuries the Palazzo Ducale in Genoa was regarded as the seat of power of the Republic and the Doge's residence
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GENOA AND ITS TREASURES – Walking tour
Thursday, September 25th
A visit of Genoa, with the largest medieval centre in Europe, will lead you through a charming maze of narrow streets and tiny squares.
The walking tour will begin from the Congress Centre, in the recently renovated port area, and will take you to the medieval Cathedral of Saint Lawrence, with its amazing black and white faade.
Not very far are the Church of the Jesuits, where you will admire two masterpieces by P.P. Rubens, the majestic Palazzo Ducale, which used to be the site of the government of the Republic of Genoa and the little, charming, romanesque church of San Donato.
A walk through the beautiful Piazza De Ferrari, the real heart of the modern city, will lead you to Via Garibaldi. This is the most renowned street of Genoa, with palaces which are in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
After a coffee break in the beautiful courtyard of one of these palaces, you will discover the luxurious interior of one of those beautiful mansions: the Palazzo Rosso.
A walk through the caruggi, the typical narrow streets of the town, will take you back to the Conference Centre.
Gems of the Italian Riviera - CAMOGLI AND SANTA MARGHERITA
Friday, September 26, 2008
Camogli is a very genuine fishermen village along the enchanting Gulf of Paradise. Brightly coloured medieval tower-houses overlook a beautiful bay, dominated by the Basilica of Mary's Assumption (one of the most beautiful churches in the Ligurian Riviera) and the tower of the Castel Dragone. A very panoramic drive through villas and small Mediterranean gardens will take you to Santa Margherita Ligure, an elegant sea-side resort along the Tigullio Gulf.
In Santa Margherita a break will be dedicated to a cappuccino at the most renowned cafe in town, Cafe Colombo rated by the US paper Independent one of the 50 most beautiful Cafes in the world.
Then, you will enjoy the visit the old centre of the town, up to the Fortress and the Church of the Franciscans, and some leisure time before returning to the Conference Centre.