Tuscany Is an administrative region in Italy.
The capital of Tuscany is Florence.
The most famous cities in Tuscany: Florence, Lucca, Siena, Pisa, Arezzo, Livorno, Pistoia.
Main resorts: Viareggio – Forte dei Marmi – Marina di Pietrosanta – Lido di Camaiore
In the northwest Tuscanycalled Versilia, there is a line of beaches that Italians flock to in summer, stretching from Bocca di Magra (mouth of the Magra river) near Lerici almost to the river Arno , near Pisa. These Tuscan beaches are characterized by clear waters (certified blue flag beaches) and interesting villages, as well as the magnificent Apuan Alps, mountains known since the production of marble since the time of the Roman Empire.
Region Tuscany Is not only amazing beaches, but also the combination of history, architecture, culture and traditions that make this region so interesting. Therefore, when you are vacationing in Tuscany, be sure to take excursions to Siena, Florence and Pisa, where you will see world famous sights.
About Italian beaches:
Before we look at which beaches to visit, let’s take a look at the Italian beach scene in general. You might be surprised that many of Italy’s best beaches are commercial, meaning you have to pay to use them (or stay in a hotel that has a beach). You can use changing rooms, toilets and usually a locker for street clothes and a diner.
Marina di Carrara: Marina di Carrara is under the marble town Carrara. It is a modern seaside resort with a soft sandy beach stretching between water and pine trees. You can take a guided tour of the marble quarries above and visit the Marble Museum in the morning before taking a dip in the sea.
Marina di Massa: In addition to the beach at Marina di Massa, there are many cultural activities and several excellent seafood restaurants. Marina di Massa organizes a farewell ceremony for tourists at the end of the season, culminating in fireworks. The inner city of Massa with a castle and a small but interesting historical center.
Ronchi (and Poveromo): Since 1988, the San Domenichino International Prize has honored Saint Zaragoza and has been transformed into an International Literary Prize that attracts creative people. Smaller beaches, many villas.
Forte dei Marmi : literally translates to Marble Fort The Tuscan Riviera forte dei marmi is known for its weekly and stylish clothing market and arguably the most prestigious of Versilia’s beach towns. Santa Maria Beach is one of the best beaches in this part of the coast.
Marina di Pietrasanta has a sandy beach with a length of about 5 kilometers (almost 2 miles). The historic town of art, Pietrasanta, located a little further from the mainland, is home to sculptors and painters. There is a large and lively square with several cafes, good restaurants, small shops, a castle, a sculpture museum and an archaeological museum. There is a bike path between the city and the beach.
Torre di Lago Puccini hosts the Puccini summer festival with operas, concerts and ballets in an open-air theater by the lake. You can visit Villa Puccini and the lake itself is a peaceful resting place. Marina di Torre del Lago on the sea has a top gay beach.