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Boccadasse

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Beautiful place - Boccadasse

Must see place in Genova. Best to be there in the morning to see how “real life” looks there. Very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
469marcind
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Krakow, Poland
via mobile
great!

It's a short busride from downtown Genua to Boccadesse and it worth it! Amazing view of this... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2019
Quinian
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Aruba
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“fishing village”(47 reviews)
“small beach”(26 reviews)
“cinque terre”(26 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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All reviews fishing village small beach cinque terre coloured houses santa chiara pebble beach gelato pretty place a short bus ride gelateria an ice cream central genoa sea front city centre brignole station on the rocks worth the trip
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t help but think I was completely oversold this on the “top 15 things to do in Genoa” leaflet. Having walked for more than an hour to get there, my friend and I were completely underwhelmed by what we saw. And when exactly were all...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank ShaunFradd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must see place in Genova. Best to be there in the morning to see how “real life” looks there. Very good 100 years old ice creams.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 12 February 2019

It's a short busride from downtown Genua to Boccadesse and it worth it! Amazing view of this pitoresque fishing village!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Quinian
Reviewed 11 February 2019

You can get Boccadasse if you are in Genoa, simply taking bus n.42. It seems an old village, there are the old houses, a little beach where you can take a bath, or in winter time sunbath.Around you can find restaurant or better a bar...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank GenoaFabius
Reviewed 4 February 2019

Boccadasse is a great place to visit if you like the look of the coastal villages of Cinque Terre, but just don't have the time to visit them from Genoa. We visited in January, so it was nice and quiet, just a few people in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank southmouth
Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

Close to Genoa and easy to get to by bus (#42). Lovely views from the cliffs. Some of the restaurants had great views of the sea.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank kidzkafe
Reviewed 20 January 2019

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
2  Thank Viking94708
Reviewed 19 January 2019

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 8 January 2019

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
2  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
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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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