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Northern Italy Road Trip

On the Ligurian Coast, in northern Italy, T+L discovers the beauty of what is considered the country’s homeliest town.
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: Multiple days

Overview :  The sunny seaside town of Recco that rose up from the rubble of World War II was—to put it gently—a major missed opportunity in urban ... more »

Tips:  Fly into either Milan or Rome for connecting service to Genoa. From there, rent a car and drive 11 miles south along the A12 highway... more »

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Points of Interest

The place in Recco for outstanding gelato.

Address:
31 Lungomare Bettolo
Recco
Italy

Phone:
39-0185-74280

This family-owned hotel (and restaurant) offers an affordable stay in Recco.

Address:
296 Via Roma
Recco
Italy

Phone:
39-0185-74128

3. Il Bar Perla

Make yourself at home at this lively bar where the spirited barkeeps Paola and Lori bring out glasses of Prosecco.

Address:
23 Via B. Assereto
Recco
Italy

Phone:
39-347-609-9363

4. Magia Bianca

Come in for salsa di noci (a walnut-cream sauce combined only with pansotti pasta) and savory tarts.

Address:
7 Piazza Matteotti
Recco
Italy

Phone:
39-0185-74133

Focaccia col formaggio is Recco’s most famous, and one verifiably indigenous, dish. It consists of two layers of papery dough sandwiching Stracchino, a delicately creamy local cheese; baked for eight minutes, it emerges firm on the outside, molten and often bubbling on the inside. Focaccia col formaggio was made famous by Manuelina, whose simple... More

Come for the best plain focaccia.

Address:
2-4 Via XX Settembre
Recco
Italy

Phone:
39-0185-74046

7. Tossini

The only place to go for focaccia with cheese.

Address:
15 Via Roma
Recco
Italy

Phone:
39-0185-74207