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A good selection of small family owned boutiques and cafes / patisseries. Pavements mostly covered by “portici” which is useful if it rains! The central part is all pedestrianised. Lovely to have a stroll and look at the shops and their windows displays. Not so...More
If one wants to experience other than the bucket-list sights of Italy and wants a little bit larger than a village experience, the Centro Storico (Old Town) of Chiavari is a good place. It's got a little hustle-and-bustle, lots of shops, but without the crowds....More
This town is full of classic architecture, arched walkways, a small market selling produce, cheese, nuts and bread on Sunday. It is so laid back, calm and charming. Not at all touristy like the Cinque Terre villages to the south and Portofino to the North....More
The character of this area is given by the old porches and the line of boutiques, several coffee bars and specialised shops which cover the historic centre of the town (Caruggio Dritto), well worth a stroll.
First time here and we enjoyed it.
Nice place with a market every morning and a second hand market on Saturday and Sunday. Lot of shop. Not so "touristique". Tradespeople friendly. Activities on the evening as concert or grande abbufatta. Choose the good beach (closed...More
A great place to take a walk to enjoy the Italian way of life. A great experience especially for those people who come from countries where it is not always easy or safe to walk around. It is a real treat indeed to take a...More
We stayed in Chiavari on a managed tour so had the opportunity to walk around a few days and nights. After 8 pm all shops are closed. There are wonderful old buildings which are now shops which must be for locals but some are quality...More