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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Dolceacqua, Italy your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a good base to explore the Italian Riviera and enjoy many historic sites may like to try the scenic commune of Dolceacqua. Located in the Province of Imperia on the border with France there are some fantastic things to do in and around Dolceacqua. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments, B&Bs and campsites.

Things to do on holiday to Dolceacqua, Italy

Dolceacqua is part of the Italian Riviera and borders the French Riviera. There are some wonderful beaches just a short drive away, ideal for relaxing in the sun and taking a swim in the Ligurian Sea. Golf is very popular in Italy and in this region there are several good 18-hole courses open to visitors to play at. The town is only 65 kilometres from Limone ski resort making it a good base for a winter vacation as well as summer.With so much scenic beauty to find in the area it is a great place for walking and cycling with many challenging trails in the area. Pony trekking is available here too as there is a riding school in the town. Canyoning and mountain biking are other popular pastimes here given the ideal terrain and cliffs in the region for these activities.There are a few restaurants, pizzerias, bars and cafes are to be found in the area serving mainly Italian fare. The town has a market every Thursday and there are various shops where self catering holidaymakers can purchase fresh bread, fruit and vegetables.

Places to visit on holiday to Dolceacqua, Italy

This quaint town has some very interesting old buildings with churches and tiny chapels set among the olive groves nearby and a medieval bridge. One of the main features of the town is the 15th century castle. Another castle is situated at the nearby village of Apricale, where occasionally art exhibitions are held.Genoa is a couple of hours away and has many more interesting buildings and museums such as Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola and Galata Museo del Mare. As the town is right by the French border, visitors may wish to take a short trip to Monaco, which is approximately 40 minutes drive away.

Weather in Dolceacqua, Italy

The temperature in Northern Italy does not get as hot in summer as the south, but average maximums in the Imperia province are around 29 degrees centigrade in July and August. Temperatures normally stay in the 20 degree centigrade area between May and September. October is usually the wettest month of the year with an average of 110 mm rainfall.

Travel to Dolceacqua, Italy

Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport is approximately a two hour drive from Dolceacqua. There are flights to and from Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Palermo, Malta, Reggio Calabria, Catania, Naples, Rome-Fiumicino, London Gatwick, London-Stansted, Madrid, Munich, Bari, Cagliari and Trapani. Passengers will be able to hire a car from one of the rental services located at the airport.Alternatively visitors can fly to Nice Cote d’Azur Airport in France, which is about one hour away. The airport has flights to and from many European cities with the biggest selection offered by easyJet, who fly to Nice from Belfast-International, Berlin-Schönefeld, Bristol, Brussels, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Newcastle upon Tyne, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly and Rome-Fiumicino. Various car hire firms are located at the airport including ADA, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Libertans.

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Dolceacqua Holiday Apartments & Homes (300+)

 

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Beautiful apartment

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We had a wonderful stay here. The apartment is modern and has stunning views from the bedrooms, kitchen and terrace. Would definitely return in the future.
  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017

Bohemian hideaway in the Ligurian hills

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Great location away from the hustle and bustle of the towns and yet a short drive from Dolcedo, which has a good range of restaurants from high end to cheap and easy pizza. The apartment is a 20-30 minute drive away from beaches and coastal towns. The apartment is very characterful and well stocked with items your average tourist will need. If you are looking for minimalist with all mod cons this may not be the apartment for you. Our hosts were extremely helpful and full of local information and advice. If you need a tranquil nights sleep in full quiet, please note that the church bells are very close to the property and ring throughout the night for some unknown reason they chime twice in the space of 5 mins ... so 12 am is quite interesting!! We did get used to it 😊 Overall a great area, with lots to see and do, no matter what your tastes are. The apartment is a great base to explore from or just sit on the veranda and take in the beautiful views.
  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017