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Sightseeing in Viareggio - what to see. Complete travel guide

Viareggio is a seaside resort that attracted visitors yet in the 12th century and was very popular among the European travellers. Visitors from the EU countries are still the majority of the tourists who visit this place. However, year after year the number of tourists from other countries increases as well, making Viareggio more popular globally. Initially Viareggio had the status of a port city; today this is the largest center of shipbuilding in the country.
1. Fans of shopping should pay attention to leather goods and clothing made by local manufacturers, as well as utensils and home decorations made of crystal and china. Purchasing clothing … Open
Guests of the city are offered to visit a large number of places of interest, excursions and other routes. Moreover, the city has been chosen as a home place to the Annual Italian Carnival. Attending this miraculous celebration is a true adventure. For several days Viareggio dives into an atmosphere of celebration. You can hear music playing from elsewhere and see local people and tourists enjoying holiday meals and dancing right on the streets of the city.
Visitors, who enjoy extreme sports, usually come to Viareggio to see Alpi Apuane. Alpinists traditionally try to conquer these mountain peaks, from which they can enjoy magnificent looks of the city and its suburbs. Music fans will also find places of interest in Viareggio. They are recommended to visit the city’s suburbs where is located the villa known as the home to a genius composer Giacomo Puccini. Currently the villa is used as a museum, where you will find prizes and premiums of the composer, his hand-written manuscripts and a collection of musical masterpieces. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Every year Viareggio hosts a beautiful carnival, which is considered one of the most daring and unforgettable holidays in Italy. For the first time the celebration was organized in 1873. At … Open
When tight excursion schedule becomes a little tiring, it’s time to make a pause and have some trouble-free rest on a beach, visit multiple restaurants or walk on shadowy streets of the city. Guests of the city are traditionally amazed by the large number of ancient churches that can be seen during your walk in Viareggio. Actually, there are over a hundred of churches in this city. Viareggio will be a perfect place for family rest. All you need to do is to select the type of entertainments and enjoy wonderful nature, mild climate and beauty of this fantastic old city.
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Map of all castles
Castles in Viareggio and around
♥   Castle 'Matilde Tower' Viareggio, 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Pietrasanta Fortress and "Rocca di Sala"' Pietrasanta, 10.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Fort' Forte dei Marmi, 11.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Santa Maria Castle' Vecchiano, 15.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Porcaresi Castle' Villa Basilica, 16.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Viareggio
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale delle Cinque Terre' , 50.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dell’Appennino Tosco-Emiliano' , 57.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dell’ Arcipelago Toscano' , 122.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all galleries
Art galleries in/around Viareggio
♥   Art gallery 'Camposanto Monumentale' Pisa, 20.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art gallery 'Museo dell Opera del Duomo' Pisa, 20.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art gallery 'Pisa Charterhouse' Pisa, 28.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Viareggio from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Grotta Giusti

From the series “Most extraordinary thermaes, baths and saunas in the world”
The most unusual variant of pastime will be a rest in the cave, where among stylactites and stalagmites, natural stone terraces with chic recreation areas and wooden sun loungers were equipped. In the grotto is a wonderful thermal lake Limbo. A rest on the shore will also be an unforgettable event. It is also worth noting that since the opening, the Giusti cave is very popular with celebrities. In ancient times Giuseppe Verdi loved to rest here. … Read further
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