Varazze, just west of Genova, Italy, is mostly known because it's home to some of Christian Core's extreme test pieces, like Gioia, 8C+, one of the most difficult boulders in the world.
However, there are many easier quality lines in the area.
Here is a short video from Haroun Souirji, the man behind Better than chocolate, featuring Julia Winter and Robert Leistner.
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