The Euroflora ticket office has been extended to Friday 20 April – The IAT in Porto Antico will continue to sell tickets through to Sunday 6 May
15/04/2018 - Press release
The opening of the Euorflora ticket office in the exhibition centre, which opened on Friday 6 April, has been extended to Friday 20 April. It will be open every day from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m..
The office located in the IAT – Ufficio Informazioni e Accoglienza – in the Porto Antico will remain open straight through to Sunday 6 May. The office is located at the entrance to the area, in Calata Falcone Borsellino, and is open every day from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m..
Tickets are still available online on the website www.euroflora2018.it and at Vivaticket locations.
Euroflora, what, where, when and how
The colours and smells of Euroflora return to Genoa from 21 April to 6 May, for the first time hosted in the Parchi and Musei di Nervi, between gardens and historic villas overlooking the sea. The beauty of the park will be dotted with green scenography and 500 thousand flowers creating large displays in contrast with the green fields and the centuries’ old trees in the area. Euroflora 2018 will celebrate the beauty of the historical parks enrichening them with new flowers and green scenography which play with the shapes and colours of flowers and leaves. Water, earth, air and fire are the elements represented in the four tableaux to discover, one after the other, along the main route of the event, a crescendo of wonder.
The displays created by the exhibitors will invade the parks, 86 thousand square meters of surface area and 5 kilometres of paths, creating a spectacular floral landscape with an exceptional backdrop, the sea. The splendid flowers in the rose garden, on display with the flower arrangements and decorations hosted inside the museums of the park.
Public Opening Hours: Euroflora will be open every day from Saturday 21 April to Sunday 6 May from 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m..
Tickets: the number of tickets available per day is limited to 20 thousand units. Tickets can be purchased, by choosing the preferred date for your visit, exclusively through presale online through the website: www.euroflora2018.it and at the Best Union Vivaticket sales points; at the ticket offices of the Fiera di Genova, in Piazzale Kennedy and, until 6 May, in the IAT office in the Porto Antico. Tickets include the price of the shuttle buses (from Piazzale Kennedy to Genova Brignole, both ways, from the parking area for the tourist buses in Corso Europa to Nervi, both ways) and the train along the metropolitan line Genova Voltri-Genova Nervi) and costs 23 euros.
Entry is free for children up to the age of 8, reduced tickets at 16 Euros for children between 9 and 16 years old. Tickets discounted to 21 euros for groups of at least 25 people with free entry for the chaperone. Free entry for visitors with 100% disability (tickets are to be collected, upon confirmation of the requisites, directly from the welcome desk in Via Eros da Ros and the Gam in Via Capolungo) and, in the case of proven need, the caretaker. Reduced tickets of 16 euros for visitors with a disability equivalent or superior to 67%.
Guided Tours: Genova Experience organises guided tours of the event in Italian, English and French with departures at 10:30 a.m., 12:30a.m., 2.30 p.m., 4.30 p.m.. The cost is of 10 Euros per person, for groups of more than 20 participants, the price is reduced to 8.50 euros. Information and reservations: www.euroflora2018.it/visite-guidate/.
How to reach Euroflora
Euroflora can only be reached through public transport, it is highly advised to use the train.
By train. The train is the easiest means to reach Parchi di Nervi. The station of Genova Nervi is 150 metres from the main entrance to Euroflora (via Eros da Ros). Ticketholders for Euroflora, can use the train for free in the metropolitan area from Genova Voltri to Genova Nervi. The frequency of the trains from Genova Brignole to Genova Nervi and back, during event opening times, are approximately four trains every hour, bank holidays included.
By tourist bus. The reserved parking area for tourist buses is in Corso Europa, 147 spaces with a free shuttle bus service to Nervi (beginning of Via Oberdan). The recommended motorway exit is Genova Nervi. Other parking areas, for which the recommended exit is Genova-Est, are to be found in Piazzale Kennedy (zona Fiera) with free shuttle bus service to the station of Genova Brignole. The parking fee for buses in both areas is 50 Euros.
By city bus: Routes 15 and 17 directly connect the city centre with Nervi. On the Amt website, www.amt.genova.it/amt/trasporto-multimodale/pianifica-il-viaggio/ visitors can calculate the easiest route for the station of Genova Brignole. https://www.amt.genova.it/amt/trasporto-multimodale/pianifica-il-viaggio/
By car. Regardless where you come from, the advised parking area is Piazzale Kennedy (zona Fiera), connected to the station of Genova Brignole with a free shuttle bus. The daily parking fee is 10 Euros. Clients booked in with hotels located in Nervi having their own parking areas, may access by showing their hotel reservation to the Polizia Municipale upon entry to the area.
For vehicles arriving on the A12 there are also 290 parking spaces in Recco, the daily parking fee is 7 Euros (info www.comune.recco.ge.it). Recco is connected to Nervi via train, ATP buses https://www.atpesercizio.it/cartina2.php?sez=ST and by taxi.
By camper. Parking is in Piazzale Kennedy (zona Fiera), connected to the station of Genova Brignole with a free shuttle bus service. The daily parking fee is 20 Euros. It is expressly forbidden to carry out any camping activities.
ACCESS FOR DISABLED PERSONS OR THOSE WITH LIMITED MOBILITY
At the beginning of Via Oberdan (where city and shuttle buses arrive) there will be a special vehicle service organised by ANPAS (Associazione Nazionale Pubbliche Assistenze – National Public Assistance Association), run in partnership with the volunteers of the Protezione Civile (Civil Protection), taking visitors to the reserved entrance of Via Capolungo (Galleria d’Arte Moderna – Modern Art Gallery), near the “Mobility Point” Farmacie Genovesi – Zativa.
By train. Specially equipped trains have been arranged and must be reserved at least 12 hours before departure by contacting Sala Blu. Information: http://www.rfi.it/rfi/LINEE-STAZIONI-TERRITORIO/Le-stazioni/Accessibilit%C3%A0-stazioni/Servizi-di-assistenza-e-Sale-Blu-RFI/Sale-blu-di-GENOVA
By car. For disabled persons, both drivers and with caretakers, holding a special disability badge, there are reserved parking spaces in Viale Franchini, Via Casotti and in Via Capolungo. Disabled visitors have reserved access to Euroflora through the entrance of the Galleria di Arte Moderna.
Electric scooter and wheelchair rental. Inside the Parchi, near the entrance located by the Galleria di Arte Moderna (in Via Capolungo), is a “Mobility Point” Farmacie Genovesi – Zentiva managed by the cooperative La Cruna. This is a pre-booked service only, please contact: email@example.com 010 2465517 (Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) or 329 138 6790.
The City of Genoa has set up a special Freephone number for further information for disabled access 800 070506.