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Claimed to be the best beach in Italy

We were told that this is a must see. The way to get there from Montemarcello is walking down a... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
TravelUpsAndDowns
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london
Extreme Beauty, Not for the faint of heart

Magnificent black-sand beach at the base of a very steep trail down the cliff through beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
anewman63
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brooklyn ny
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

We were told that this is a must see. The way to get there from Montemarcello is walking down a rocky path, which took us 40 minutes slow walk. When you get to the beach, you can see its attraction, it's never crowded (so I'm...More

2  Thank TravelUpsAndDowns
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Magnificent black-sand beach at the base of a very steep trail down the cliff through beautiful forest. Bring water! You will need it. How hard is it to get to? There are about 650 irregular “steps” cut into and built out of the dirt and...More

2  Thank anewman63
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Well worth the trek down. A beautiful beach with a terrifying climb down. Great for swimming and sunbathing. The climb back up was a killer. Take lots of water and good shoes.

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

On the sign board was panoramic view like easy walking path, but actually is very hard to get the destination the way to go is all rough steps, I'm wearing thong at the time and would be great wearing sport shoes so can protect feet!...More

Thank Blossom S
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Walked down from Montemarcello, it was very steep and a bit tricky in places but we managed it Ok and we are not serious hikers. I would recommend you take a small parasol with you, as do most of the locals as there is no...More

Thank Suzanna23
Reviewed 12 February 2016

it's a beautiful half round beach, you can reach it walking down 30 minutes by quite deep steps, the road start from montemarcello. It's worth it!

Thank bitto2015
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

To ways to enter this amazing beach. Take a good walk approximately 700 steps down (don't do this unless you are in middel to good shape) Or take the ferry from the nearby river. Newer to less it's an amazing spot and not to forget...More

1  Thank fam-loeve
Reviewed 11 October 2012

If you're looking for something different, mainly out of the tourist season, you must be there! My suggestion is to reach this beautiful black beach walking down from Monte Marcello, in this way it will be possible to appreciate the nature and the smooth approaching...More

5  Thank GriGio91
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