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  • Elizabeth G
    Island of Malta, Malta54 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful Boccadasse!
    We reached Boccadasse by bus from Genova Centro. Boccadasse is really worth a visit, it has a lovely beach surrounded by different coloured houses and narrow streets. We had a delicious ice cream in the shade. Afterwards we walked along the promenade, it was really nice! It is called Passeggiata di Corso Italia.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written June 25, 2023
  • Helena L
    2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Be aware of people selling flowers on the street!
    Boccadasse is beautiful, with spectacular views! I'd like to share my experience though when walking on the boardwalk.A man was selling roses and kept following me to buy roses for 1 euro. I said no many times, but he insisted and finally placed a bouquet on my backpack and said it was free. I was sorry for him, and decided to pay him 1 euro. When I opened my backpack to reach my wallet, he started to put on the flowers over my backpack, so my instant reaction was to remove them, when he reached my wallet and stole my money. I couldn't see it, but had the feeling I was robbed. When I got back to my ship, I could verify that the money was gone. So be aware of these guys. I should have known better....
    Visited July 2023
    Written August 9, 2023
  • Ibrahim A
    4 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful rocky beach
    If you visit Genoa and want to spend some hours in a beach then this beach is the one. The rocky beach was very unique to me and I really liked it. We had to take the bus to return to our hotel and can’t find taxis.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written August 17, 2023
  • snip
    Genoa, Italy2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Picturesque Boccadasse! Worth the trip!
    It is a lovely postcard picturesque village! Beautiful sunny and cool day made it a pleasant visit. You can also stroll along the Anita Garibaldi promenade just next to the church. Plenty of photo opportunities here, as what you see on the web and postcards. Worth the trip! Easy to get there...its a short trip by bus 42 from Dante 2, near Ferraria fountain.
    Visited May 2024
    Traveled with friends
    Written May 5, 2024
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SagaloutsTour
Gerrards Cross, UK1,138 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Couples
If you like long walks, it is a lovely long walk from Genoa Brignole, mainly along the promenade for most of the way. Whilst the views are spectacular, the town and beach are not. My advice would be venture a bit further by train to Camogli. This is a beautiful town, once a fishing village, with even more spectacular views, lovely harbour, boat trips to see whales and dolphins and really good great value restaurants, which do set price tourist menus.
You could do both, have a great long walk to Boccadasse and then spend a day or most of in Camogli
Written October 3, 2023
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essexcookie_11
Needham Market, UK218 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
Great walk from Genoa. Take your time as it’s a lovely walk. Ignore the builders who are creating cycling path. Take in the sea view. Stop for an ice cream find a spot to sit and people watch. Walk back or catch a bus , but do visit as it’s very pretty so worth the walk .
Written July 1, 2022
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Heather R
South Salt Lake, UT67 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Rode the bus to Boccadasse, then walked about until we found the beach. The beach is tiny, rocky & framed by laundry hanging from the surrounding buildings. I was trying to get a photo of the "pastel houses" but this can't be done from the town - finally got a photo from the bus after we'd left town. Interesting bus ride but wouldn't recommend visiting the town.
Written January 20, 2020
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Elizabeth G
Island of Malta, Malta54 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Friends
We reached Boccadasse by bus from Genova Centro. Boccadasse is really worth a visit, it has a lovely beach surrounded by different coloured houses and narrow streets. We had a delicious ice cream in the shade. Afterwards we walked along the promenade, it was really nice! It is called Passeggiata di Corso Italia.
Written June 25, 2023
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Ibrahim A
4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
If you visit Genoa and want to spend some hours in a beach then this beach is the one. The rocky beach was very unique to me and I really liked it. We had to take the bus to return to our hotel and can’t find taxis.
Written August 17, 2023
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xmassss
Pune, India417 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
A charming fisherman village, an hidden gem in Genoa, very close to the center/downtown. Peaceful, masterpiece of design with the wonderful colored houses all along the hill ending up to the castle of Capo Santa Chiara. Good restaurants and bar, very cozy and welcoming. All in front of the beach where to enjoy swimming and/or sunbathing. What an amazing experience to visit early morning to enjoy the peace and the view of the fisherman returning from their work or at the twilight. It seems incredible to feel a deep feeling of peace and wellness to be in such a place
Written August 9, 2022
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Cojeet
47 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Family
A very nice beach but not a lot to explore there. Not enough shops. It’s a little dirty in areas so be careful if you’re not wearing shoes. But it is picturesque and you can get some good quality shots there. Staff in the local shops were lovely.
Written February 17, 2023
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snip
Genoa, Italy2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
It is a lovely postcard picturesque village! Beautiful sunny and cool day made it a pleasant visit. You can also stroll along the Anita Garibaldi promenade just next to the church. Plenty of photo opportunities here, as what you see on the web and postcards. Worth the trip! Easy to get there...its a short trip by bus 42 from Dante 2, near Ferraria fountain.
Written May 5, 2024
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Conroe, TX2,329 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Solo
It’s about an hour and a half walk from the central train station in Genoa, but a pleasant and interesting walk. Getting to Boccadasse is all about the journey, and once you are there, the postcard moments are yours for the taking. The most iconic view is just at the end of the Corso de Italy. Walk between the small church and another innocuous building, and there it is, the brightly colored fishing village buildings, set against the sea.
Written November 25, 2019
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AnnArborMHT
Genoa, Italy1,643 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2012 • Friends
With so much to see and do in Genova, I can't get very excited about a visit to Boccadasse. Once or twice a month I take the bus from Bringole out to the church at Boccadasse, stroll the town and power walk back to the city; that's the perfect visit for me-fast! I find the restaurants overpriced and the gelato is good, but not THAT good! It's a cute fishing village, but needs some TLC and is best photographed from a distance so you don't see all the pealing paint and huge garbage bins on the beach! (Why don't they move them!!!) and cigarette butts are terrible!...all over the beach! For me, my time is better spent in all the wonderful museums/old city center/churches in downtown Genova. If you really need to get out of the city take the train (15 minutes) past Boccadasse to stroll the Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi at Nervi, now that is beautiful!!! Enjoy your time IN Genova!
Written October 11, 2012
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