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Peer-to-peer car sharing: search for your car in Genoa

Auting, Car Sharing in Genoa

Welcome to the ultimate guide on how to explore the vibrant city of Genoa and its environs through peer-to-peer car sharing. Located in the beautiful region of Liguria, Genoa is a fascinating city rich in history, art, and a vibrant cultural scene. For visitors seeking an affordable, sustainable and flexible travel experience.

Peer-to-peer car sharing is a form of mobility already in common use abroad (United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France). Since 2017, it has also been available in Italy and is steadily increasing among citizens. More and more private citizens are registering their cars on the Auting private party car sharing platform in order to make money by sharing it to people who need it for an hour or for several consecutive days. Learn more about the operation of this innovative model. You will find that with Auting you are covered by kasko insurance every time a share leaves thanks to insurance created specifically with the insurance company Reale Mutua. You will also find that this mode allows you to geo-locate vehicles wherever you are without service limits, peer-to-peer car sharing is present wherever there are people who have registered their vehicles. You will be able to find a car for your commute in downtown or suburban Genoa or in La Spezia or in Savona.

Whether you are interested in visiting the famous Genoa Aquarium or are a resident of the area and need a replacement car, Auting offers a practical and customizable solution for your trip.

Explore Genoa with Ease: Your Guide to Car Sharing with Auting

Discovering Genoa through car sharing is a great option for those who wish to explore this fascinating port city with flexibility and independence. Here is an overview of the most practical areas to take a car in Genoa with Auting:

Genoa Brignole Railway Station: This main station is an ideal starting point for those arriving by train because inside you can find the Genoa Metro station. Very useful for getting to other parts of the city where you can find your accommodation or car sharing.

Genoa Piazza Principe: This station is very close to the marina and therefore very useful for catching ferries. At Principe Station you can also find the funicular railway that connects the station to Granarolo and where you can enjoy a beautiful view of Genoa and the harbor.

Old Town of Genoa: Although driving in Genoa’s historic center can be challenging because of its narrow streets, the area offers several car-sharing options that allow you to set off to visit the city’s surroundings.

Old Port: This area is very typical and picturesque, great place to be able to stay overnight. At the opportunity you can always rely on peer-to-peer car sharing to start out of town.

Corso Italia and Boccadasse: These coastal areas offer a more relaxed atmosphere and are ideal for those who wish to enjoy the beauty of the Genoese shoreline. This residential area is very picturesque and cannot fail to be worth a visit.

Castellettoand Albaro: Located on hills that offer panoramic views of the city, these residential areas are an excellent choice for those seeking a quiet but well-connected starting point.

University Districts: For students or visitors to universities in Genoa, taking a carpool near university campuses can be very convenient precisely because of the cheap cost compared to renting a car in Genoa.

Genoa Fairgrounds: For those visiting Genoa for fairs or events, the fairgrounds area is a great port to find a vehicle just in case. Also very useful for direct access to major thoroughfares.

San Martino Hospital Area: This area is practical for those who need to travel near hospitals. Many residents would be happy to leave their vehicles with those in need in this area.

Genoa Airport: Genoa Airport is the main airport in Liguria. Car sharing at Genoa airport is really useful to give continuity to your trip without the long waits and high costs of car rental in Genoa. Look for resident cars and you will see that they will not disappoint.

In conclusion, Genoa offers several convenient and strategic areas from which to start a carsharing experience with Auting. Whether exploring the city’s historical and cultural riches, enjoying its natural beauty, or visiting for business or study purposes.

What to do in Genoa.

Visiting Genoa and its province means immersing yourself in a mix of history, culture, nature, and gastronomy. Here is a guide to what to do and see in this fascinating region of Liguria:

1. Explore Genoa’ s Historic Center: Stroll the streets of the historic center, the largest in Europe, to discover historic palaces, picturesque squares, and the famous Via Garibaldi, full of splendid Renaissance buildings.

2. Visit the Genoa Aquarium: Located in the Old Port, the Genoa Aquarium is one of the largest and most spectacular in Europe. It is a must-see attraction for families and nature lovers.

3. Walk along the Corso Italia promenade to Boccadasse: This promenade offers a pleasant stroll to the picturesque fishing village of Boccadasse, with its colorful houses and small beach.

4. Panoramic Elevator and Castelletto Esplanade: For a breathtaking view of the city, take the panoramic elevator to the Castelletto Esplanade, a natural balcony over Genoa.

5. Visit to the Ducal Palace and Museums: The Ducal Palace, once the seat of political power of the Republic of Genoa, now hosts exhibitions and cultural events. Also don’t miss a visit to the city’s many museums.

6. Exploration of Nervi and its Parks: Nervi, located on the coast east of Genoa, is famous for its beautiful parks and seaside promenade that offers splendid views of the Gulf of Genoa.

7. Trip to Portofino and San Fruttuoso: The province of Genoa includes some of the most exclusive locations in Liguria, such as the elegant Portofino and San Fruttuoso Abbey, reachable by sea for an unforgettable experience.

8. Excursion to Cinque Terre: Not far from Genoa, Cinque Terre is a must for those visiting Liguria. These five colorful villages offer spectacular scenery, hiking trails and delicious seafood dishes.

9. Savoring Genoese Cuisine: The local cuisine is renowned, especially for Genoese pesto, focaccia, and seafood. A stop at a typical trattoria is a must.

10. Visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of the Guard: Located on the heights of Genoa, this shrine is a place of pilgrimage and offers panoramic views of the city and the sea.

11. Discover Camogli and Recco: These two coastal towns are known for their beauty and cuisine, especially Recco is famous for its cheese focaccia.

12. Exploring Sestri Levante and Baia del Silenzio: Sestri Levante, with its enchanting Baia del Silenzio, is one of the gems of the Ligurian coast.

Sestri Ponente: This residential neighborhood is ideal for those who want to live quietly in Genoa. Here there are all conveniences, stores, cinemas, theaters but also the Beautiful Bay of Silence, only a 20-minute walk from the center. You will also find vehicles you can take at your leisure with Auting’s car sharing app.

In conclusion, Genoa and its province offer a wide range of experiences, from urban explorations to coastal adventures, history to nature, gastronomy to art. Every visit to this region is an opportunity to discover something new and fascinating, making each stay unique and memorable.

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All-Inclusive Insurance Coverages

Insurance coverages

Damage, theft, fire, vandalism, natural disaster, crystal, malus reimbursement.

Driver Excess

From €0, full coverage included in the booking fee, up to a maximum of €500.

Driver Assistance

Cab service, return train/airplane ticket or overnight stay included.

Owner Assistance

Car transport service to the nearest affiliated body shop.

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)

Auting connects those who need a car for a short time (Driver) with those who have a little-used car they want to make available (Owner).

You can sign up using your Facebook account or by using your e-mail. Once you have created your account and verified your identity through your cell phone number, you can make your car available. You will not be able to enter other people’s data or your account will be deleted and you will not be covered by insurance. In the case of couples or households, each person must have his or her own personal account.

Vehicles must mandatorily have all of the following requirements:

  • Code Own Use (short/long-term rental or leased cars are not accepted unless specifically authorized by the long-term renter) weighing less than 3.5 T, which can carry a maximum of 9 persons and less than 13 cubic meters total volume. RVs are not accepted.

  • Registration in Italy within 15 years including the current year;

  • Insurance with the mandatory coverages under the law Motor Vehicle Liability with free driving;

  • Review of DMV offices in good standing.


Auting connects individuals looking for a car (Driver) and those who make their cars available (Owner) for free and in a verified manner. How does enrollment and verification take place?

Membership in Auting is free of charge. The platform offers an enrollment option with no hidden costs, providing easy and convenient access for Drivers and Owners.

Membership on Auting is free and verified. The platform adopts verification procedures to ensure that it is a safe and reliable environment for all users, providing a worry-free experience for both Driver and Owner.

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Contribute to more sustainable mobility and discover the benefits of being part of Auting.

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