Explore Top Finds near Your Renaissance Hotel

Top Finds

Hand-picked recommendations from around the world.

Looking for Chinese street food in London? How about boutiques in Long Beach? Or a pop-up speakeasy in Chicago?

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.


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Tucked away down the stairs you can find all the latest fashion for men and women at this trendy boutique.
Within "The Rocca" of Castelnuovo you can find this fashion store. Follow the stairs down and browse all the latest fashion for men and women. You go ahead and shop away while Sisto prepares you an appetizer spritz and don't forget to bring up your local navigator, as this will entitle you to a 20% discount - so shop away!
Address: Via Fulvio Testi 6, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, 55032, Lucca, Italy
Opening hours: Mon( from 16hrs ) - Sat 9.30- 12.30/ 16hr - 19.30
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Ritrovo Osteria del Platano

This local osteria is recommended for Mauro's passion to satisfy everyone's palate.
This charming local osteria was Giovanni Pascoli's local restaurant, and it is decorated with memorials dedicated to him. Mauro takes pride in accompanying you through a magical experience of flavors and traditions of the region. Locals love their meat and game dishes.
Address: Via Giovanni Pascoli 1, Ponte di campia, Gallicano, 55027, Lucca
Phone: +0583 689922
Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday 12-14 /19.30 - 22.00

Fortezza delle Verrucole

An ancient fortress dating back to the 11th Century that overlooks the valley of La Garfagana.
Built as the residence of the Gherardingli Family and enlarged in the 16th Century by Marco Antonio Pasi, architect of the Este Court, this fortress was abandoned in the 18th Century. Today it belongs to the community of San Romano and was restored in 2012. Today, visitors can admire the beauty and treasure of its past.
Address: Via dell Verrucole, Località delle Verrucole, San Romano di Garfagnana, 55022, Lucca, Italy

Castiglione di Garfgnana

Castiglione di Garfagnana is a quaint village situated on a hilltop.
This village is surrounded by medieval walls with several towers. It still has the internal urban street plan of this period, although restoration work has modified the original aspect of the houses. The beautiful Romanesque cathedral is particularly interesting. The panorama of the valley is also impressive.
Address: Castiglione di Garfagana, Pieve Fosciana, 55030, Lucca, Italy
Opening hours: daily
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La Grotta del Vento

This cave has exceptional variety of the underground aspects and secrets. Stop off and explore Fornovolasco on your way
The Grotta del Vento offers a wide variety of underground features including stalactites and stalagmites, little lakes, water courses, and mud formations. There are three itineraries available to visitors. Remember the deeper you proceed the colder it gets so be prepared.
Address: Grotta del Vento, Fornovolasco, Gallicano, 55020, Lucca, Italy
Phone: +0583722024
Opening hours: 10-18 daily