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Boccadasse

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Photogenic village

Good alternative if you don’t have time to visit Cinque Terre, since Boccadasse is just south of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GlobetrottingSwede
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Paris, France
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A pretty place to have a nice lunch

This is very pretty, small seaside village where their are restaurants with great views of the sea... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Frank C
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Highland Park, New Jersey
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All reviews fishing village small beach coloured houses santa chiara cinque terre pebble beach gelato a short bus ride gelateria an ice cream central genoa sea front brignole station on the rocks worth the trip lovely walk old town
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good alternative if you don’t have time to visit Cinque Terre, since Boccadasse is just south of downtown Genoa. Beautiful colors especially at sunset. Tips: - make sure to taste a local Gelato - visit sure before sunset - if you don’t have a car,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is very pretty, small seaside village where their are restaurants with great views of the sea and people having fun soaking in the sun on their small beach. If you're in the area, it's a great place to have a nice lunch with a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frank C
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Boccadasse is a pleasant place to spend an evening there, walking in the seaside. I had the fortune to visit it with a brazilian couple who lives there. I went to pleasant restaurant nearby, but i do not remember the name, but there are several...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NeyMauricio C
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We spent our last few hours in Genoa here. The sun came out and the place was incredible. Wasn't too busy and was a perfect way to spend a few hours sat on the pebbles, enjoying the atmosphere and going for a paddle. Bellissimo!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended to visit. From our hotel we took bus no 15 and then walked left on small streets for about 10". The sea was clean and you could climb on rocks to take photos. Be careful of strong waves though. We had a walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Georgia A
Reviewed 12 October 2018

My girlfriend and I spent the day at the village. The sea was lovely. There are plenty of places to eat. We had the speciality fried fish that we enjoyed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 14tourist
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We took a taxi from Genoa to Boccadasse - it was 10 Euros and worth not walking in the heat of the day. The driver dropped us right at the top of the stairs. Although a lot smaller than we were expecting, we were delighted...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A nice place for an ice cream in front of the sea ..... good for family and romantic couple. Lot of small boats on the beach .....

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank claudio b
Reviewed 5 October 2018

There were a lot of people sitting around at restaurants or eating gelato. There's a church if you go up the stairs and the view is nice. Everything is lovely if you like sight seeing, relaxing by the ocean and eating gelato. There's only one...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We walked along the promenade almost to Genoa itself, admiring many beautiful buildings on one side and the sea,beaches,.pools etc on the other, then back to the tiny port. Gets busy here, as there is a very small beach, but worth a walk around the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Doris C
5 May 2018|
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Response from MamaT23 | Reviewed this property |
Hello there... All along the water side there are TONS of bars and restaurants.My husband and I just walked and walked and stopped at many different places along the way. The view from them all were spectacular. At the end... More
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Shane V
3 January 2018|
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Response from Cookies2309 | Reviewed this property |
I could also recommend scanning through Airbnb. I've stayed in an apartment only 400m away from Bocadasee and it was fairly cheap.
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3 May 2017|
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Response from KitHung | Reviewed this property |
Take the train to Genova, there re many hotel in this town, walking to Boccadasse is 45mins or can take a local tram it's 15mins.
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