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Boccadasse, Genoa

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Boccadasse, an old mariners' neighborhood, is popular with tourists but retains a traditional charm. Wander its streets and admire the colorful buildings. Sit on the small, rocky beach and watch the fishing boats. This area is also home to a medieval-style castle. Stroll along the Corso Italia for some local atmosphere. Sample the catch of the day at one of the area's seafood restaurants. PutBoccadasse into our Genoa trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We visited this adorable fishing village in January and everything was shut. But we were there at sunset and just took it all in. It's a beautiful place. I would go again tomorrow. If you are going.....  more »
  • 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....  more »
  • 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.....  more »
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