Boccadase is one of a handful of beaches located within the city limits of Genoa, and is a great option for those.
To the north of Portofino on the same peninsula is the village of Paraggi, an almost perfect crescent-shaped inlet of clear, calm water and sand.
Often voted as one of Italy’s most beautiful beaches, Baia del Silenzio is small but almost perfectly formed.
This small sandy beach is surrounded by forests in a wooded area overlooking Portofino.
Overlooking the Capo San Martino, Arenzano is one of the most popular towns among visitors to the Ligurian Riviera.
Just south of the town of Rapallo is another former fishing village worth visiting.
The western suburb of Voltry is famous as the site of one of the most famous battles of the French Revolutionary Wars.
One of the best beaches in Genoa, Sturla takes its name from a river that flows into the ocean here right in the middle of the stretch of fine sand.
Which is located at the confluence of several rivers flowing from the mountains to the sea in the Monte Bagua Natural Regional Park.