deservely known as the Pearl of the Tyrrhenian,
thanks to its beaches of fine golden sand, marinas,
vast pine woods, and long boulevards lined with palm
trees and oleander bushes.
spreads out over the magnificent coast of Versilia.
Cause of its barycentric location, Viareggio is easy
to reach from both the most important cities of
extensive dimensions of the sandy shore of
Viareggio, its soft and extremely fine sand, and the
gentle slope of the seabed are ideal for bathing.
The first Baths were opened in 1828: the
Nereo and the Dori were the first bathing
establishments in Italy. Today, the Baths are
completely equipped with everything that a tourist
could wish for: swimming pools, bars, restaurants,
and different sports facilities.
traces its roots back to the first half of the 16th
century when it became the only gate to the sea for
the Republic of Lucca. The oldest building in
Viareggio, known as Torre Matilde, dates back to
this time and was built by the Lucchesi in 1541 as a
defensive fortification to fight the constant menace
of corsair incursions.
addition to large restaurants found mentioned in the
most qualified gastronomic guidebooks, there are
also pizzerie and typical trattorie,
and numerous food festivals there, there where
Viareggio-style cuisine can be enjoyed: fish steals
at first, like cacciucco (the famous fish
The Passeggiata is considered the city’s
meeting place, whit Piazzone (large square), where
the central market is located, integrated within a
large pedestrian zone in the centre of the city.
Here there are local markets and small crafts market
where you can find papier-mâché gift items, made by
the float-makers of the Carnival
How to reach it
can be reached from the “G. Galileo” Airport in Pisa
(22 km) or from the “A. Vespucci” Airport in
railway station is along train lines
Road 1 Aurelia (Roma-Ventimiglia), Viareggio exit.
A1 as far as Florence, then A11 as far as Viareggio
A1 as far as Parma, then A15 as far as Santo Stefano
Magra, then A12 as far as Viareggio exit.
suitable for 2 people,
is located in centre
of the city about 300 meters from the sea
January and February (during Carnival) Price for
July to August Price per flat per
week 350 €
The shares include
the registration at the Association, use of the
flat, water/electricity/gas consumption
The journey can be booked paying an
advance of 100 € and compiling the registration form
attached until 14 days before to start the vacation