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Abbazia di San Fruttuoso
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Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Camogli
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Baku, Azerbaijan
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“can't miss it but......!”
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Beautiful place: a small beach located in a small bay where the abbey is. The water and the location are just amazing! There are few restaurant there which of course are horribly expensive! The suggestion is to go with you own snacks. If you don't mind high spending meals you can enjoy some sea food in one of those beautiful small restaurant nested in the rocks around the beach.
It can be reached by walking of with ferries from either Camogli or Santa Margherita. The best would be to rent a small boat but a mooring buoy needs to be booked in advaced especially ob week ends. The buoy is easier to arrange if linked to a lunch or dinner in one of the restaurants but this would make it a VERY expensive trip.
The place can be over crowded in week end and high season. Better to avoid if possible.
The main disappointment: the toilet! Very basic and poor arrangement. For sure some better facility could have been implemented.

Visited June 2013
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Morganville, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful cove and beach”
Reviewed 4 August 2013

We took the boat from Camogli and found San Fruttuoso to be quite pleasant. There is an entry fee for the abbey but our hotel had complimentary tickets available so check before going.

The abbey itself was nice but I would agree with the others who were underwhelmed when comparing it to other such sites. However we found the beach to be very good. However, we were there in midweek. I suspect that it would be severely overcrowded on a weekend or holiday so pick your time accordingly.

There were multiple food/drink facilities at the site as well with typical beach fare.

Visited July 2013
1 Thank Joe D
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Monza, Italy
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106 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“not to be missed”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

it can be reached on foot or by boat, but it is worth visiting as the beach and abbey are truly beautiful

Visited July 2013
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Krimpen aan den IJssel, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“nice to visit but dont go in the weekend!”
Reviewed 26 July 2013

a very nice trip by boat from Camogli or Portofino where you can visit the abbey of San Fruttuoso. Our advice is: dont go in the weekend on sunny days as the beach is overfull.

Visited July 2013
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Oslo, Norway
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A must do when in Camogli!”
Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

Lovely place! Half an hour by boat from Camogli. Small beaches, but we still got sun beds (middle of July). Go to beach no 2 (yellow beds) - calmer. Ate at Georgio (beach no 1) - excellent food (spaghetti with prawns). Loved it!!

Visited July 2013
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