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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
National Park
“The most beautiful Parc along the coast is not far from the property, it is possible to go there by car or by train.”
  • 300 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Do not miss this spectacular aquarium, one of the biggest in Europe. and take a walk "Porto Antico" the lovely area surrounding, full of attractions and sights of interest .”
  • 187 locals recommend
Hotel
“Built at the end of the eighteenth century and renovated in 1992, it hosts very interesting exhibitions on the first floor.”
  • 96 locals recommend
Science Museum
“The best Museum to find everything about Sea and navigation. And you can visit the Military submarine outside”
  • 49 locals recommend
Art Museum
“If you love art this Museum is for you! It has a very large collection of art fro all over the world and time. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
History Museum
“The most important naval museum in Italy, its roots go back to 1430, and many artifacts are from well before the 1861 Unification of Italy. There are figureheads from real ships you can walk right up to, glass cases with delicate model ships, and great big cannons. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“If your tempted to visit Italy, San Remo is not a bad destination. The food is incredible on the Italian side. The drive is fantastic. Have pizza and a coffee or take in a market and wind your way home.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Park
“There are 3 parks and a little rose garden to choose from. Very tranquil and beautiful!”
  • 68 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“BOTANICAL GARDEN AND PROTECTED AREA CHECK THE SITE www.giardinihanbury.com”
  • 64 locals recommend
Island
“An island that is reached from Portovenere. Who enjoys some wild nature - perfect place to do some trekking and enjoy the sea. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Outlet Store
“it's RIGHT OFF THE FREE WAY A12 Genova-Livorno. It has an outdoor area to relax, good services for tourism and tipical products to eat . freewi fi and more. Look for it on internet. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Toirano Caves : The area is situated close to the town of Toirano and few kilometers to the Ligurian Ponente Riviera. The exit "Borghetto Santo Spirito" of A10 motorway is 5 km far from the caves. One of the most important caves is "Basura", discovered in 1950”
  • 34 locals recommend
Landmark
“Via Garibaldi, the "Strada Nuova" (New Street) dating to the mid-16th century, is also known as "la Via Aurea" (the Golden Street). With its beautiful palaces, it boasts some of the world’s most fascinating architecture. Opened after 1550, to gather the city's most important families into a single setting, it was originally called "Via Aurea" due to the splendour of its buildings, and then “via nuova delli palazzi” (the new street of palaces) until, at the end of the 1800s, the city decided to name it after Italy's national hero Giuseppe Garibaldi.Today the 14 buildings are home to the Town Hall, major banks, clubs, cultural groups, antique dealers, shops and public and private offices. Via ”
  • 67 locals recommend
Place of worship
“San Lorenzo Cathedral is the masterpiece of Italian Gothic style. There is the possibility to enjoy of amazing view of Genoa city from the Cathedral panoramic terrace.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Historic Site
“I work for FAI - the National Trust for Italy and this is one of the place we protect and promote. You can go there only by boat from Camogli or on foot (2 hours trekking). ”
  • 54 locals recommend
National Park
“Perfect place for hiking Manarola and Vernazza for beautiful pictures and stunning views Monterosso for food places and beach ”
  • 47 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Lounge
“Recently renovated Lounge Bar, good italian or sushi restaurant, great wines and beere. One of the best place in town for a party, dj set or live concert on week-ends”
  • 41 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Typical osteria in the city centre where you can taste the true Ligurian food.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Located in the peatonal center of La Spezia, this is a classic place for a take-away pizza but I suggest to taste a “farinata” (chickpea flour pie cooked in wood oven) too. Reservation NOT needed.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Ligurian Restaurant
“A really typical non-turistic Genovese restaurant. You can't book it. First come first served.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Since 1889. Go back in time and taste to the ancient flavors: all sorts of vegetable pies and “farinata” (a Genovese pie made from bake chic pea flavors).”
  • 43 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Typical food, fresh fish and very good pasta. Easy and cheap, with some table outside, just in front of the old port (Museo Galata)”
  • 17 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
“Best summer disco with revival, 2000, pop music on a barge in the Old Port.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Can't miss it! It's our favorite.. Simple menu, good prices and typical Genoese food . Must have minestrone alla genovese and acciughe ”
  • 26 locals recommend

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