The Versilia (formerly Fosse Papiriane) in the north-western province of Lucca
and is named after the Versilia river. It is well known for fashionable Riviera resorts
with many accommodations and lodging options ranging from small condo rentals and apartment rentals to more luxurious vacation rentals and villa rentals.
The coast of the Versilia is characterized from very 20km of wide the finest sand beach that comes down pleasantly in the sea.
The main marine locality of the Versilia is four (Viareggio
, Lido di Camaiore, Marina di Pietrasanta and Forte dei Marmi
). The area offers visitors not only many wonderful accommodation, vacation rental, condo rental, apartment rental and villa renal options but also unrivaled beauty.
The Versilia enjoys a moderate climate with an average of 270 sunny days a year
in which to enjoy the many attractions in this area: sport and folklore, art shows, cultural meetings, and plenty of shopping and social life. Accommodations, vacation rentals, apartment rentals and villa rentals are well equipped to be comfortable during all seasons.
Viareggio, the most famous and populated part of this area, extends along the coastline and is at the foot of the Apuan Alps. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll along the jam-packed seafront and discover some very beautiful and characteristic buildings and villas
in the Art Nouveau style.
Pietrasanta is a quaint and ancient little town that warmly welcomes the most famous contemporary world artists
who come here to work marble and bronze. It became the destination for sculptors who found there not only well-equipped workshops where they could accomplish their works in marble, but also the most skilled art foundry.
Camaiore is a medieval village and the well-known 12th century Pieve (church).
It is also has some historic and old building beautifully restored and is now available to visitors as vacation rental, apartment rental, villa rental and holiday accommodation options.
Visitors to the area will not forget the excellent cuisine. There are several famous Viareggio fish dishes, as well the traditional Tuscan cuisine.
Pizza prepared is in the traditional way or a terrific "spaghetti allo Scoglio" (spaghetti with seafood). Don't miss out on savoring the wonderful range of Tuscan wines, such as the "Montecarlo" white wine or the more classic "Chianti" reds.