Viareggio is the heart of Versilia, enclosed between the spectacular Apuan Alps and the sea, the city boast a wide and spacious shore with several km of beaches with soft, golden sand.
On the coast there are modern bathing establishments and stretches of free beaches. A lot of space on the beach and clear sea are the main features of the beach of Viareggio, perfect to relax under the sun, play beach volley, make sandy castles and bath with the kids.
Besides being famous and appreciated as summer destination on the Tuscan Coast, Viareggio is worldwide famous even as the Carnival City. During this period the promenade by the beach become the scene of the parades of papier mache floats picking ironically on the political and show business characters.