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.

Osteria Borgo 1

This chic osteria has a seasonal menu. Try the maccheroni all'anatra, i'm sure you will not be disappointed.
Osteria Borgo 1 offers market-fresh daily specials and a nice selection of local wines - everything you could want in your neighborhood osteria. The inviting interiors are decorated with a blend of contemporary and rustic accents; bold red couches are juxtaposed with antique clocks and white-washed shelves displaying artsy knick-knacks.
Address: 1 Via di Borgo, Barga, 55051, Province of Lucca, Italy
Phone: +39 3333720648
Opening hours: Summer; Everyday from 12:00 to 15.00 / Winter- Thur to Sun from 12 - 15 / 19- 22.00
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Momento di…vino

Beat the summer heat with a refreshing Spritz Hugo or Petrognola at this cozy cafe a stone's throw from the medieval town walls.
Enjoy an evening aperitif overlooking the charming piazzale del Fosso at Momento di…vino. The bar's interiors are chic yet inviting, with contemporary light fixtures and artwork adorning the walls. The bar's wine list features a carefully selected variety of local and regional wines, as well as cocktails and craft beer; the La Trentina or the Casillero del Diablo are a good choice. Team up your drinks with a selection of house-made gourmet sandwiches.
Address: 22 Via Marconi, Barga, 55051, Italy
Phone: +39 3921084882
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 11:30 AM to 01:00 AM
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Shamrock Irish Pub

Sip on authentic Guinness at the first Irish pub in Barga featuring live bands and local Garfagnana street food, as well as pub staples.
You may not expect to find a lively pub in a quiet medieval town like Barga, and usually you'd be correct. That's where the Shamrock Irish Pub comes in - late hours, a great selection of draft beers and live music every weekend are what set this pub apart from your typical establishment. The pub retains its inherent charm by serving some of the best regional snacks, cheeses and cold cuts to pair with your beer; try the Taglierino misto. Packed with an eclectic blend of tourists and locals, this is a great place for after-hours drinks in the city.
Address: 10 Via Marconi, Barga, 55051, Italy
Phone: +39 3889051483
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Birroir Birrificio

Take a tour of this microbrewery run exclusively by women, that specializes in craft brews made from local hops and pure spring water.
This craft brewery is inspired by the wine-making concept of terroir, and as such focuses attention on locally-sourced raw materials and manufacturing processes adapted to the unique climate and landscape of Capannori. Each brew is a careful blend of time-honored technique and modern technology to bring out the full flavor of its ingredients. The selection is limited, but each beer has a signature character from the delicately refreshing Islotta blonde ale to the richer, caramel-hued Gigolia. Equal thought is put into the elegant packaging, making these ideal as one-of-a-kind gifts or souvenirs.
Address: 526 b/c Via delle Ville, Capannori, 55018, Italy
Phone: +39 0583 153 6684
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Arte Cornici Aiosa

Explore a selection of handmade pottery, delicate paper-craft sculptures, hand-painted glasses, and Jim Shore collectibles at this store.
Tucked away amidst the cobbled streets of this charming medieval town, you'll find Arte Cornici Aiosa, an eclectic art studio and cultural shop. Glauco Aiosa, the owner, is passionate about art, and has created a space for artists and visitors to engage in a dialogue through the medium of exhibition and workshops. Visit the boutique to explore the works of local artists and writers as you browse their one-of-a-kind collection. This artist's showroom is a must-visit for art enthusiasts to observe first-hand the creativity and skill behind each piece. Head here for unique souvenirs, art pieces, hand-made furniture, art supplies, custom frames, paintings, and limited-edition ceramics.
Address: 4 Via Nicola Fabrizi, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, 55032, Italy
Phone: +39 0583 65 8928