Focaccia di Recco Festival

This curious event is entirely devoted to focaccia, the flat Italian bread.

This curious event is entirely devoted to focaccia, the flat Italian bread. It’s not any old focaccia either, focaccia di Recco is covered in a layer of creamy melted cheese, it has even obtained European Protected Geographical Status, so imitators beware. This one day event starts early in the morning, with local bakers handing out different varieties flavoured with onion or herbs – roughly 25,000 pieces of focaccia are distributed each year, for free. This popular event has been going strong on the outskirts of Genoa since 1960.

Location map

Map showing the location of Focaccia di Recco Festival




Getting here by train

Recco, on the outskirts of Genoa, has it's own railway station with a good local service to it's bigger neighbour (approx 25 minutes journey time). From the station in the town centre, it is just a couple of hundred metres to the Focaccia-related festivities!

Focaccia di Recco Festival Nearest Train Stations

Genova Marittima 1.1 km
Genova Via di Francia 1.6 km
Genova Piazza Principe Sotterranea 1.7 km

Visitor information table

CityGenoa
CountryItaly
AddressVarious bakeries around Genoa
Telephone+39 (0) 185 730 748
Dates May
Websitehttp://focacciadirecco.it/
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