Explore Top Finds near Your Renaissance Hotel

Top Finds

Hand-picked recommendations from around the world.

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Throw away the guidebook and get connected to what the locals know. Whatever you want to experience on your trip, we’re plugged in and on hand to help you explore the neighborhood.

Our Navigators have curated a list of some of the most fascinating ‘must do’ experiences from each of our Hotels’ neighborhoods.

We’ve collected memorable must-sees for every one of our destinations around the globe, giving you the inside scoop on the best each Renaissance Hotel location has to offer.


Podere Concori

This bio-organic winery offers you an authentic experience for true wine discoverers.
Gabrielle welcomes you to his vineyards and winery to share an authentic adventure amoung scenses, flavours and traditions. Gabrielle, who is also a jazz lover, plays his trombone among the grapevines and says this contributes to his wine. "Melograno" was awarded for the best certified organic wine in Italy. Your sure to have memorable experience. A true hidden gem.
Address: Località Concori Fiattone, Fiattone, Lucca, 55027, Lucca, Italy
Phone: +0583 766374
Opening hours: Daily from 12:00 PM - 15:00 PM by appointment

Birreria Lo Struzzo

At this pub tavern you can be among the locals while you enjoy a craft beer.
Birreria Lo Struzzo is quite easy to miss during the day, hidden in an alley off Via Giuseppe Garibaldi. At night it's a different story, with locals and visitors cramming into the dark interior's booths and tables. Make your way down into the pub tavern, which is where you'll find all the locals.
Address: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Province of Lucca, 55032, Lucca, Italy
Phone: +0583 65193
Opening hours: Fri - Wed 19.00 - 2.00, Closed Thursday

L'Altana

Hands down on the best restaurant in Barga. Try the delicious Cinta Senese Steak, which is a Tuscan specialty.
L'Altana is a popular family run restaurant at the entrance of Porta Reale in Barga that is always bustling with local customers and regulars. They serve fresh homemade pasta, zuppa di frantoiana and desserts; you must try farfalle con gorgonzola - yummy! The interior alfresco is decorated by the owner, so you can admire L'altane with views.
Address: Via di mezzo, 1, Barga, 55051, Province of Lucca, Italy
Phone: +0583723192
Opening hours: Thurs evening - Tuesday 12 - 14 / 19.30 - 22.00

Osteria Il Vecchio Mulino

Sample the delicacies produced from the territory of La Garfagnana. Ask Andrea for the Garfagnana Mon Amor.
This well known old mill is known as a delicatessen/osteria that is situated 20 metres from the main Piazza Umberto of Castelnuovo. Andrea and the staff welcome you to sample the delicacies produced from the territory like Mandiola Salame or Prosciutto Bazzone with some local potato bread or to simply lay back enjoying a glass of San Giovese local wine. A true local experience!
Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 12, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Lucca, 55032, Toscana, Italy
Phone: +058362192
Opening hours: Tuesday- Sunday 12: 00 - 20,00

Fattoria Colleverde

Tour the vineyards and olive groves at Fattoria Colleverde before a wine and olive oil tasting.
Fattoria Colleverde is situated on the rolling Hills of Matraia, outskirts of Storical Lucca. It is a beautiful country farm house with grapevines and olive groves managed by Piero and his family. Enjoy an afternoon sipping a selection of wines produced by Piero and maybe have a taste of his intense and luscious olive oil. A treasured experience.
Address: Via di Matraia 6, Matraia, Capannori, 55018, Lucca, Italy
Phone: +0583402310
Opening hours: Mon- Friday 12.00- 18:00 on App.