Best Arts & Crafts

Fabbrica d'Arte Monterosso Handsomely crafted ceramics and hand-printed linen products.

L’Emporio Paintings of marine life scenes on fragments of old fishing boats, plus the usual assortment of T-shirts and other souvenirs.

Bottega d’Arte Landscape and seascape paintings, as well as one-of-a-kind jewellery.

Best Clothing & Accessories

Lanapo Beautifully made sandals by a local designer in Monterosso.

Gocce di Byron Porto Venere–based outfit that makes fragrances inspired by the setting.

Il Talismano Leather bags made in Italy and jewellery sourced from North Africa, Southern Asia and beyond.

Explora Gather essential gear (sports-tech T-shirts, walking shoes, maps) before hitting the trails.

Best Food & Drink

Enoteca Sciacchetrà Pick up a fine bottle of DOC Cinque Terre wine or delectable dessert wine in Vernazza.

Pasticceria Profumo This Genovese chocolate maker sells artfully packaged treats.

Enoteca d'uu Scintu Pesto, limoncino, wines, olive oils and other fare.

Piazza del Mercato A bustling market in the centre of La Spezia.

Best Design

Temide Fun shop in Genoa where you can browse for unique gift ideas.

Via Garibaldi 12 Set in a palazzo on Genoa’s loveliest street, this is a must for design lovers.