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.


Locanda del Mezzo

A cozy little restaurant with refined dishes and excellent flavors that create a perfect experience.
Locanda del Mezzo is situated in Piazza Santissima Annunziata in the old walled city of Barga. This cozy restaurant offers a selection of refined local dishes of the territory. Their staff are friendly and enthusiastic in "bringing new ideas to the table." They have a spacious patio for outdoor dining and a wide selection of wines to accompany your meal.
Address: Piazza Santissima Annunziata, Off Via di Mezzo, Barga, 55050, Lucca, Italy
Phone: +3669589910
Opening hours: Wed - Sunday 19 - 22

Enoteca Osteria Cappuccetto Rosso

Cappuccetto Rosso is not only a fairy tale, but it is also a restaurant that blends tradition and innovation.
Chef Alfonso mixes innovation and tradition using local ingredients and flavors at this restaurant. A wide selection of wines are available to accompany your meal. Sit back and treasure this experience - I'm sure you will not be disappointed!
Address: Via di Salita 4/6, Loc. Piano di Gioviano, Borgo a mozzano, 55023, Lucca, Italy
Phone: +39 338 242 6295
Opening hours: lunch only sunday 12-15 / wed -mon 19.30 - 21.30

Trattoria Bonini

A 20 minute drive leads to this hidden trattoria where you can sample delicious local specialties.
Located off the beaten path in the Garfagnana woodlands, this local farmhouse trattoria might just be the best restaurant in La Garfagnana. They have a wide selection of local dishes, including freshly made pastas, soups, and game dishes that are all prepared with fresh local ingredients from the territory. Finish off your meal with their incredible homemade tiramisù.
Address: Via Monteperpoli 147, Castelnuovo di garfagnana, 55032, Lucca, Italy
Phone: +0583639425
Opening hours: Wed - Sunday 12 - 2.30 / 19.30 - 22.00

Parco Avventura Selva del Buffardello

This adventure park has trails for adults and children, enjoy a day within the woodlands,great fun for the whole family.
Situated in San Romano di Garfgnana, this adventure park has a number of percorses/ trails suited for the whole family. If you're looking for outdoor activities for all ages, then this is the place for you. Different trails within the Garfagnana woodlands for both beginners and experienced hikers.
Address: Parco Avventura, Via Prà di lago - Zona sportiva, San Romano di Garfgnana, 55038, Lucca, Italy
Phone: +3202469330 / 3801241224 / 3477110433
Opening hours: 13th June - sept 6th open daily
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Antico Borgo di Isola Santa

A magical village situated on an artificial lake with fairy tale-like scenery where tranquility reigns.
Known as the "ghost town" to us locals, this off-the-beaten path small medieval village is situated on an artificial lake which was completely deserted for years. Many houses are now still abandoned, but the village has risen again thanks to a project of restoration by some local families who now look forward to welcome you to the peacefulness and magical beauty of this little treasure.
Address: Via del Ciglione, Isola Santa, 55030, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy