Viareggio is beautiful in February when there is the Carnival of Italy and Europe, with majestic parades of floats and colorful festivities in the various districts. In March and April, the days grow longer, the sun is warmer, you can enjoy regenerating walks in the pine-forest of the Natural Park of Migliarino San Rossore Massaciuccoli, where excursions on bikes and horses are organized.

From May you can bathe in the sea. From the “House in the Pines” you can arrive at the beach after a fifteen minutes walk through the pine-forest. Once there you have the choice of bars, restaurants and bathing establishments on the right, or free beach and wild dunes and beyond the estuary of the rivers Serchio and Arno. Viareggio is an ideal point for walks in the beautiful nearly Alpi Apuane, which you can reach in 20 minutes.

You can take the train, catch the bus, or go by car, in order to visit Cities of Art such as :

  • Lucca surrounded by medieval walls (20 km, 20 mins by train)
  • Pisa and its leaning tower (20 km, 15 mins by train)
  • Pietrasanta, international meeting point of painters and sculptors (11 km, 8mins by train)
  • Torre del Lago and the house of Puccini (2 km)
  • Florence (90 km, 80 mins by train)
  • Siena (130 km, 140 mins by train)

Festivals of music, cinema, theatre, poetry and literature: Festival Pucciniano, The Versiliana, Europa Cinema, Prize of the Satira, Literary Prize Viareggio/Repaci, Summer Festival

Sports: sailing, horse riding, trekking, cycling.

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