The area along the coast called Versillia is a perfect vacation spot for people who enjoy the beach in addition to seeing wonderful nearby attractions.
Viareggio is the southernmost Italian Riviera style resort on Italy's Mediterranean coast and the largest beach town in Tuscany. Art nouveau buildings housing shops, cafes, and seafood restaurants line its promenade. There are several good art nouveau, or Liberty style, villas in town. Versilia is one of the most Exclusive Coast of the world, where fun, culture, history and art live togheter. Viereggio has a great sand beach dotted with private bathing areas that you can buy a day pass for. It also has a kind of boardwalk that covers the length of the beach and has all the designer stores.
Viareggio, is the largest town in this area and is an old seaside resort and boating center with hotels that have perhaps seen more elegant days but are still wonderful.
Viareggio Attractions: Beaches
The coast is lined with privately owned sandy beaches. For a price, you get a beach chair and umbrella and use of facilities like changing rooms. The sea is usually calm and good for swimming. Promenade - A seafront promenade lined with shops, cafes, and restaurants runs between the beach and town. It's the place to see and be seen, especially during the evening passeggiata (passeggiata definition).
Pineta di Ponente
The large pinewood park, just two blocks from the beach, is a good place for walking and escaping the sun.
One of the town squares is named for the poet Shelley who drowned nearby off the coast in 1822.
Named for Napolean's sister, this is one of several art nouveau villas in town. Villa Paolina is near Piazza Shelley.
Museo Cittadella del Carnevale
The Carnival Citadel Museum has an exhibition of floats, masks, carnival postcards, and other memorabilia related to carnevale. It's currently open Saturday and Sunday afternoons and admission is free.
Viareggio holds one of the largest and most celebrated carnival festivals in Italy, drawing over a million people.
Versilia lodgings beach front hotels online booking reservation by Welcometuscany.it
Many hotels are found near the beach and some of them have rooms with sea views. Several hotels are historic hotels or are housed in art nouveau buildings where you can sleep in Versilia coast, read reviews, and book directly and pay at arrival in Versilia.
Riviera of the Versilia beach coast - Viareggio - Lido di Camaiore - Forte dei Marmi -
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|Indirizzo:||Piazza Mazzini Viareggio 55049 Lucca|
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|Classificazione||* (one star) low budget hotel|