Hotel Boccascena

Via Carlo Barabino, 62R, Genoa, Italian Riviera, 16129, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Genoa

The Italian Riviera Rocks.

A travel blog entry by 888hours on Aug 10, 2014

1 comment, 9 photos

It is our last morning in Beautiful Bellagio and we wake up to rain which turns into thunder, lightning and then buckets of rain so all last morning activities are suspended. Luckily it all clears as we depart the hotel and catch the ferry to Varenna and then a train to Milan where we change trains for our destination Camogli which is at the north of Cinque Terre.

Luckily we had scouted the train station previously and were aware that the unmanned station has no ticket facilities ...

Home almost- darn more steps!

A travel blog entry by travellingshoes on Aug 07, 2014

16 photos

... sunlight that we had all day. We knew is was going to be quite awesome as the afternoon light was now hitting the towns at just the right angle to really show their colours. Sadly our ferry ride came to an end so we went for another swim - as you do when you find a free beach. That is the really amusing part of our discoveries. Most beaches are not free but rather you pay to enter, for a change ...

Italian Riviera

A travel blog entry by travellingshoes on Aug 06, 2014

8 photos

... umbrellas and I some cases some little beach huts - all at a cost. We walked along the promenade and took in the very different surroundings. It is quite warm but not as warm as it is supposed to be. We wandered around the little lane ways of the town Rapallo. There are some interesting little shops, fresh fruit markets and lots of bars as it is a seaside community. We had a cafe salad ...

Genoa

A travel blog entry by noyelles on May 25, 2014

7 comments, 38 photos

... are the pillars but the altar area is of 16-17th century baroque with the most elaborate gilded mouldings & painted ceilings & a series of ancient damaged frescoes interspersed with much later religious scenes. On the southern side is the most ornate chapel with fine statues all around it. In the museum they have a most ornate 11th century gilded arc, the plate on which John the Baptist's head was served up & ...

Fish, markets & medieval parades...

A travel blog entry by zaynard on Oct 12, 2013

16 photos

... old fashioned in this respect I guess... For antipasti, we began with an octopus salad, potatoes, parsley and lemon; and mosciame with tomatoes and oregano, lots of oregano! The octopus was extremely tender and nicely textured, with small potatoes, fresh parsley and a lemon wedge on the top. Despite needing some salt, the dish was quite enjoyable, and went very well with the Ciliegiolo rosé we had ordered. Ciliegiolo is a grape typically from Tuscany whose ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Medio Levante area of Genoa, is near Porta Soprana, Bagni Maddalena, America, and Alta Via dei Monti Liguri.
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