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    Ferry Trip Cinque Terre - Boarding @ La...
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    GENOVA - Roman Polanski's Pirate-ship

    by globetrott Written Nov 5, 2004

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    This pirate-ship is another attraction in the port of Genua / Genova .
    It was used in Roman Polanski's film "Pirates" - and while it looks great in many ways and is certainly worth a visit, I doubt, it would be able to cross the atlantic...
    You may walk onboard of the ship and walk through it on your own against a moderate entrance-fee.
    In the back of the ship you may even see the "prison-cell" of the ship, where obviously a prisoner starved to death and just the sceleton and some spider-nets are left over.
    Lots of cannons are under deck and on the total I would say it is really worth a visit.

    The ship is opposite of the Sea-Aquarium and only a few hundred meters from the cruise-port and the main trainstation.

    Roman Polanskis Pirateship in Genove
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    Boccadasse & the Ligurian coast

    by globetrott Written Nov 5, 2004

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    It certainly makes sense to maybe rent a motorscooter or take the train and leave in small, unknown stations on your way to Genua and walk along the coastline.
    The coast looks really nice and plenty of rich people built their nobles homes and castles directely at the sea, like this one, I saw close to Bocadasse / Genua - when you click on the link below, this castello is in Via Orlando :
    www.multimap.com - Boccadasse

    Boccadasse & the coastline
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    GENOVA / GENUA > Boccadasse

    by globetrott Written Nov 4, 2004

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    Boccadasse was a small fishing-village once, but when Genova grew bigger and bigger, it was swallowed by the big city, BUT it kept a lot of its romantic atmosphere with tiny streets, romantic buildings and lots of fisherboats on the stoney beach.

    Maybe you should click on my picture to see all of it, as it was partly cut by VT.

    Boccadasse is also a great place to eat in luxury restaurants or rather simple take-away-restaurants offering seafood and even Farinata.

    Please click her to see on the map where to find Bocadasse - you actually have to search for "Via Boccadasse":
    www.multimap.com - Boccadasse

    Boccadasse, a part of Genua / Genova
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    Santa Margherita Ligure - the church interior

    by globetrott Updated Nov 4, 2004

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    Santa Margherita Ligure is the perfect place to take the ship or bus to Portofino.
    The town itself is nice at some places and my favorite place was this great church.
    You may enter it freely and without restrictions during the day and it is so beautifully decorated.

    The church is just a few hundred meters from the ship-station - take a look, you will not regret it !

    Get a good breakfast in Santa Margherita Ligure - prices are just half of what you have to pay in Portofino and your time there might be too short to spend it just in a restaurant, waiting for the waiter...

    the church of S.Margherita Ligure
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    Beach

    by Polly74 Written May 25, 2004

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    One of the few beaches in Cinque Terre is near Corniglia in a secluded valley. To get there, walk through the old railway tunnel.

    Nice sea...

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    inland

    by utttz Written Feb 25, 2003

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    the real off the beaten path in liguria is liguria itself... all the tourist is coming here to the sea resorts but liguria is actually a mountain region.

    lerca stream
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