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Camogli, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Take the ferry from Camogli or Portofino to San Fruttuoso to tour the old abbey (which dates back to 984 A.D.), have a nice lunch, and swim in the lovely bay. If you feel energetic, you can get off the ferry on the way back...More

Thank Diana751
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You can reach this place by ferry from Camogli, Punta Chiappa or Portofino for 6-8 euro. It’s.a gorgeous setting and the abbey has a fascinating history. We were there in September and there were still plenty of people. It was difficult to find a place...More

Thank ElisabethS108
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a highlight of our holiday, the only place we shelled out to get a beach chair and I’m glad we did as it gets crowded on the sand but it didn’t bother us. Catch the first ferry and plan to spend at least...More

Thank Samesy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a boat from Camogli to the Abbey. It was over crowded. The sea and the beach were very nice if you can see from the many people. They divided the tiny beach, the huge part is private, you have to pay for the...More

Thank LaleCB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accessible only by hiking or by boat, this marvellous cove is the Italian Riviera at its best. We spent a day here swimming and exploring in the sun. We took a packed lunch but there are plenty of places to eat and drink, including a...More

Thank Jacqui F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the ferry Go early to get a beach chair (In August it will get crowded) the beach club provides floatables and a shower Make your lunch reservation upon arrival Swim out to the Underwater Christ Statue (you don't have to dive deep to see...More

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

San Fruttuoso is a real must do in Liguria. You can reach this wonderful place by boat (every hour from Camogli ) or walking across the Portofino mount through different paths in a couple of hours (keep the map with you ). Only one negative...More

Thank WW_Traveller_1965
Reviewed 20 August 2018

very much worth a visit-if you have time take the easier of the two (well-signposted but quite long) walks, and come back by boat. lovely bay (restaurant in smaller adjacent inlet recommended, with its tiny beach..

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Since 1983 the Italian Environment Fund (FAI) has spent about six million euros to restore this abbey whose first known document dates back to the year 977. I attended (Saturday at 11.00 a.m.) a guided tour by a person from the FAI who explained the...More

Thank giorgiocannella
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Plan ahead to visit. It really is pretty and also remote. The beach is nice, but not sure why it's so popular when it's so hard to get here.

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Sherian2828
14 January 2018|
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Response from Emanuela883 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the Christ is very close to the shore (100 m.), they have boats with glass or the have a special magnifier to look under water so you don't need to snorkel. just book the boat in advance because if you are going on... More
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Maddy S
26 July 2017|
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Response from Heather h | Reviewed this property |
Agree with Ana. Went there last month and we hiked through but it's so small you can keep an eye on your stuff while swimming. Enjoy!
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Kalkan37
27 February 2017|
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Response from Fondoambiente | Property representative |
Dear Kalkan37, it is possible to park the car in Camogli for a few days. Near the theatre, in Matteotti Square, there is an unguarded parking with entrance bar open 24 hours, the maximum daily rates for 24 hours € 30,00.
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