The Mercato orientale, located in the city centre is a place where you really get into the daily life of the Italians. So called because it is in the east of the city, this covered market is where all the Genoese traditionally do its food daily shopping: meat, fresh fish, cheese, fruit and veg.
Stalls sell great foodie gifts such as handmade pasta and gnocchi, together pesto or walnut sauce to go with them. Inside the food market a great experience of all 5 senses. Delicious coloured food invite visitors to delight eyes, nose and mouth. Enjoy a city tour with a spot in the Mercato Orientale.
And what about wine? In the Cinque Terre you can find the famous Cinque Terre wine, PDO (protected designation product). Generally the Ligurian wines are dry but with sapidity from the Sea and aroma of the Mountains. A great combination!
It is possibile to taste the Cinque Terre wine in Vernazza for example, during a guided tour of Cinque Terre. Perfect matching for the wine: a plate of focaccia, anchovies, olives and many other delicious things.