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Centro Storico

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Address: via Martiri della Liberazione, 16043 Chiavari, Italy

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A local delight

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... read more

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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 walk in the historical, central street of Chiavari.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

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 products. There are many different streets and I doubt you could see it all in... More 

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Italian Riviera, Italy
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I only discovered Chiavari and it's historical center three years ago. Boy what I was missing! The porticoes and nice shops...the daily fruit and vegetable market and the bi-monthly antique market make a very nice visit. There are several good restaurants and cute bars...such as Vinoria and Bar Nazionale. Classic restaurants are Da Vittorio and Luchin ( charming atmosphere). I... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Worth a walk round. Lots of little shops and cafes in little arcades. You can feel the history about it.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We visited Chiavari by chance and what a charming town it turned out to be, the centro storico had some charming historical buildings and it felt very bright and clean, there was and antique market in the town which was brilliant and it is only a short walk to the sea.

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Thank poochette
Milan, Italy
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73 reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful area with local shops and cafes. Nice little roads all around the center . I would recommend taking a piece of focaccia and simply take a look in the nearby.

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Thank Elisa S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

A very intriguing old city center, made of historic building and monuments and a lot nice little covered alleys, with a lot of shops, nice bakeries, a colourful fresh vegetable market . Worth a stay to visit it properly.

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29 reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

The Centro Storico is just an absolute pleasure to walk around with its lovely porticos and has some lovely shops.

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Chiavari, Italy
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

If your looking for a great selection of shops where you can walk up and down in any weather, you must come to Chiavari. I consider it one of the best open air shopping centres. From boutiques to bars to what ever you wish to buy.

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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

A few steps away from the beach and the marina, historical shops, and very good food. I had a wonderful Darjeeling tea at Don Tea Time, and spectacular traditional food at Osteria Luchin (a restaurant that has been with the same ownership since 1906, and never changed the menu!). This is a truly hidden gem.

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