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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.”
  • 297 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Amazing Aquarium , one of the most famous in Europe, paradise for kids , book ticket in internet to avoid long queues ,plan to spend at least half day there , Genova is about 2 hours driving from Portovenere ”
  • 182 locals recommend
Hotel
“Palazzo Ducale where you can visit the tower, the prisons, the Sala del Maggior Consiglio and Sala del Minor Consiglio and a lot of really interesting temporary exhibitions (for example Modigliani, Steve McCurry, Picasso, Munch, Frida Khalo, Wharol, Van Gogh, Robert Capa...) ”
  • 96 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Market on TUESDAYS/SATURDAYS. Lovely town, approximately 1hrs drive. If you go to the market it is worth stopping on your way home, just as you leave the motorway, at the Vista Palace for a drink with an amazing view of Monaco. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Science Museum
“The best Museum to find everything about Sea and navigation. And you can visit the Military submarine outside”
  • 47 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Hanbury botanical gardens are one of the main attractions in the province of Imperia. Located on the border with France, they cover a surface area of 18 hectares”
  • 59 locals recommend
Park
“There are 3 parks and a little rose garden to choose from. Very tranquil and beautiful!”
  • 69 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“A storical beautiful village, every year at the end of August there were a medieval commemoration with shows.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Amazing private collection by an illuminated person. Not only the variety of the exquisite collection is of great interest but also the siege of the museum itself , a formerly Monks’ convent, it is charming.”
  • 45 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”
  • 30 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. ”
  • 55 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. ”
  • 54 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. ”
  • 39 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
Lounge
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“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
Theatre
“The Italian Song Festival in February every year. Music performances, Ballet and Cinema. 10 mins walk from the flat.”
  • 44 locals recommend