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Boccadasse

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Very picturesque to walk if you have the time and energy

A beautiful spot along the sea. When I was visiting, the seas were rough and the weather stormy... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Viking94708
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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 4 December 2018
GlobetrottingSwede
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A beautiful spot along the sea. When I was visiting, the seas were rough and the weather stormy. It added to the beauty of the coastline and the old city, imagining a time over 500 years ago and looking off into the distance envisoning the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Viking94708
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very similar to the pictures you get in Cinque Terre, but in the middle of Genoa. When we arrived there was a group singing some traditional Ligurian song.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LAPP_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked here from the Piazza in the centre of town (1 hour brisk walk) along the Corsa Italia and coast road. There are some spectacular coastal scenes along the way that made heading for Boccadasse worthwhile, but apart from a few quaint buildings on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Craig_Tapper
Reviewed 4 December 2018 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
Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Reviewed 27 November 2018

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
Thank irj562
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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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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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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