Viareggio: Carnival and the sea of Tuscany

Viareggio: Carnival and the sea of Tuscany


Of all the seaside resorts in Tuscany, Viareggio is probably one of the finest, the settlement rising on the shore like a palette splashed with the delicate hues of art deco buildings.

Viareggio is not just host to a renowned Carnival, it is also home to some of Italy’s best shipyards. Indeed, this town is full of surprises. Tourists that include Viareggio in their Tuscan itinerary on a luxury yacht charter love the celebrations. As people party in the streets, huge floats parade along, displaying the local art of papier-mâché creation. Other carnival events include craftsman fairs with stalls offering culinary menus. Tuscany’s unique blend of Mediterranean adventure and Italian culture is well worth discovering if you are headed to this destination on a luxury yacht charter.

Hiking enthusiasts flock to Viareggio to climb the Apuan Alps. The view from the top of the mountains takes your breath away. Fans of water sports can practice parasailing, windsurfing, and nautical skiingat any of the many spots found along the Versilia coast.

Sailing to Viareggio on a yacht you encounter beautiful beaches, transparent waters, and a lush vegetation. The area boasts several cultural destinations and countless lovely sites to soak up the sun by lovely transparent waters. A dreamy location of fine-sand beaches and riffs that has recently received full Blue Flag status. Costa degli Etruschi, the wonderful inlet of Castiglioncello, great for snorkeling, Vada, and Viareggio, perfect if you are traveling with children, are some of the best beaches of the area.

Out of town find the house of composer G. Puccini, which houses a museum. Viareggio’s lively historical center contains several monuments, including the church of St. Andrews with its beautifully decorated interiors and religious artifacts.


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