HOTEL IN VERSILIA

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Museums of Lucca

February 2, 2018

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Lucca is a multifaceted city that offers tourists a wide variety of art, history, science and music proposals of the territory and the people that have made it famous in the world. The vaarious museums of Lucca reflect perfectly this artistic and cultural richness. They are at the center of the city’s tourist scene thanks to the frequent […]

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Cycling in Versilia

February 2, 2018

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Bicycle is probably the best way to explore Versilia. In fact, there is an extensive cycle pathsystem that allows you to safely travel all the coast from Forte dei Marmi to Viareggio. This long cyclopist can be the ideal route for anyone planning to go cycling in Versiliawith children. Those who prefer to ride on well-off roads, […]

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Gastronomy of Lake Massaciuccoli

February 2, 2018

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Lake Massaciuccoli is a natural oasis with almost perfectly circular shape. Around this water shade there are several canals and marshy areas that make the lake the largest wetland in Tuscany. The richness of the local flora and fauna has made rightly entered the lake into the protected area of the Natural Park of Migliarino, San Rossore […]

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Marble quarries

February 2, 2018

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Behind Carrara, a few kilometers north of Viareggio, the Apuan Alps show in all their splendor. From these rugged mountains is extracted the precious white marbleprotagonist of the history and the economy of the territory. This material is worked directly on site for the manufacture of artifacts for architecture, construction, urban furnishings and sculptural art. The exploitation of Carrara marble […]

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Pietrasanta: art in Versilia

February 2, 2018

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Pietrasanta is one of the historic towns of Versilia, set at the foot of the marble quarries. Its history is deeply tied to the extraction of this “white gold”. The city, also known as Athens of Versilia, boasts a long tradition in marble artwork, which began during the Medici domination. Pietrasanta is today a renowned as bronze and […]

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Regional Park of the Apuan Alps

February 2, 2018

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From the beaches of Versilia, keeping the sea behind, you can admire the high peaks of the Regional Park of the Apuan Alps. The “Marble Mountains” have been the history of this area since Roman times and in the Renaissance it is here that Michelangelo went to personally choose the precious blocks to be transformed into works of […]

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Wind Cave

February 2, 2018

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The Wind Cave is located under Mount Pania, in the Apuan Alps Park. It is one of the most important tourist caves in Europe with three different tourist routes that go into the bowels of the mountain. The bravest visitors can also choose to explore the cave along two adventure itineraries with hiking boots and safety ropes. The […]

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Wine Route Lucca, Montecarlo and Versilia

February 2, 2018

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The Wine Route Lucca, Montecarlo and Versilia crosses a rural territory of rare beauty. It is the landscape of the “Lucchesia”, a natural environment rich and cozy with brilliant colors and spectacular light reflections. Here meet sea and hills, valleys and mountains. This is the production area of the DOC wine of Lucca Hills and Montecarlo, but here are […]

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GAMC: Contemporary Art Gallery of Viareggio

February 2, 2018

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In the heart of Viareggio, a short distance from the promenade by the sea and the open air market, there is a building entirely dedicated to contemporary art: GAMC. The gallery is one of the most interesting museum of its kind in Italy because it host permanently circa 3.000 works of art among sculptures, paintings and installations. This […]

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Viareggio Cup

February 2, 2018

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The Viareggio Cup is an international sport event involving numerous youth football teams. The winner team is awarded with a trophy depicting the Burlamacco, the carnival mask of Viareggio. Born in 1949, thanks to the ongoing commitment and passion of the Young Footballers Centre, the tournament is arrived at the 68° edition. The event is known even […]

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Shopping in Forte dei Marmi

February 2, 2018

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Forte dei Marmi is located about 20 minutes by car from Viareggio. This splendid town, overlooking the sea, named after the Fortino, a XVIII century fortress built from Leopoldo I to protect the marble blocks of the Apuan Alps that were here stored before shipping. With the rise of seaside tourism, the town imposed itself as holiday […]

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Nightlife in Versilia

February 2, 2018

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Versilia has always been considered the temple of nightlife in Tuscany. Starting in the ’50s and’ 60s and during the economic boom of the 70s and 80s and still with the birth of house music to the present day, the premises of the Versilia coast remained an unparalleled point of reference that never disappoint young tourists. The nightlife in […]

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Family holidays in Versilia

February 2, 2018

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Versilia offers splendid beaches with soft and golden sand, shady pinewoods for relaxing walking in the afternoon, great bathing establishments equipped with umbrellas, deck chairs and often even pool with view over the sea. And more, boutiques for shopping and restaurants where you can taste local specialities. Is an ideal destination for family holidays that can please both […]

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Easter weekend in Versilia

February 2, 2018

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Spend Easter in Versilia means enchanting sunsets over the sea, traditional cuisine and peace of mind. Two days without any stress of the city that will allow you to discover the beautiful Versilia coast with calm and serenity. Viareggio is the ideal base to spend the Easter weekend in Versilia and it deserves at least a day of […]

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Carnival of Viareggio

February 2, 2018

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The Carnival of Viareggio 2016 will start on Sunday 7 February and will end on Saturday 5 March with the night parade, the announcement of the winners and fireworks on the harbor. Every Sunday on the promenade you’ll can see the parade of the floats, symbols of Viareggio around the world. The Carnival of Viareggio is a […]

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Art Exhibition Gabbia-no

February 2, 2018

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Since 11 December to 7 February the old town of Pietrasanta will populated with art installation of the art exhibition Gabbia-no of Paolo Ruffini. The art works will be exposed in Piazza Duomo, in front of the Church of Saint Augustine and in the cloister. In the Sala del Capitolo will be instead exposed photos, sketches and […]

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Lucca Summer Festival

February 2, 2018

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Lucca Summer Festival is one of the most waited events of italian summer, an event of iternational level hosting live concerts of great italian and foreigner artists. The location is Piazza Napoleone, one of the biggest square of town, that for this occasion transforms into one of the most important outdoor spaces of italian concert season. Since […]

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May in Versilia

February 2, 2018

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Versilia is a unique territory, gathered between the sea and the mountains, and can offer intense emotions during the whole year. May is the month in which bothe the coast and mountains awaken offering dramatic views and unforgettable sunsets. Once the cold winter days are gone, sun returns to warm beaches and nature to rule the roost along the ridges. The mild […]

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Pinewood of Viareggio

February 2, 2018

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Viareggio enjoys not only a great beach and a long promenade, but also two beautiful green areas where you can play sports and relax enjoying the cool shade of the trees: the Western Pinewood (Pineta di Ponente) and the Eastern Pinewood (Pineta di Levante). The first one is located right in the center of the city and, although it’s the […]

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Darsena of Viareggio

February 2, 2018

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The Darsena of Viareggio is historically the city’s most active and vital district, home to those specialized workers and carpenters from whose skilled hands have been and continue to be born ships and luxury yachts. Darsena district is fulcrum of the city economy, the place that most of all helped to make Viareggio an international point of reference for boating. Over […]

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Lucca Comics and Games

February 2, 2018

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The most important event dedicated to comics, animated films, illustration and games is held in Lucca, art city of Tuscany a few km from Versilia. Is the Lucca Comics and Games, on stage for over 20 years and now famous worldwide. The festival is the main European point of reference for all fans of the genre, and every […]

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Sant’Ermete Fair

February 2, 2018

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Sant’Ermete Fair, although mark the end of summer, is one of the most anticipated date among the events of Versilia calendar. Forte dei Marmi celebrate its patron saint for three days with music, shows, dinners, markets and many other events absolutely not to be missed. The festival begins on August 26 with the “Palio dei […]

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Versiliana Festival

February 2, 2018

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For over thirty years during the summer in the park of the homonymous villa is held the Versiliana Festival: the most anticipated and appreciated cultural event of the coast. Almost every day you have the opportunity to spend the afternoon or the evening in the cool of the pine forest park witnessing debates, theater performances, concerts, […]

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Excursion at Lake Massaciuccoli

February 2, 2018

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Lake Massaciuccoli is a big body of water located in the hinterland of Viareggio, so easily to reach both by car and bike. In spring and summer months the lake, the water channels and the green area surrounding it are a great alternative to the beach: an ideal destination to relax and have fun with the whole family. […]

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Archaeological Area of Massaciuccoli Romana

February 2, 2018

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Massaciuccoli is a small locality just a short distance from Viareggio, overlooking the eponymous lake. In the past, the town was an important center of Versilia already frequented by Etruscans and Romans. In the 1st century BC this site was chosen for the construction of two large architectural complexes that have been rediscovered today and can […]

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Corchia Underground

February 2, 2018

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Under the Mount Corchia there is the largest karst complex of Italy; one of the major in the whole Europe. The gallery of Corchia Underground already explored are indeed long about 60 km, but just 2 of them are now open to the public. Discovered by the naturalist Emilio Simi in 1847, the cave was […]

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