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Italie, Toscane, Versilia, Pietrasanta - Piazza del Duomo, Duomo (San Martino), Vincenzo Santini, statue of Leopoldo II, colonna del Marzocco
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Situated near Camaiore, Pietrasanta was founded in 1255 as an outpost for Lucca, in an attempt to protect the latter from the sea. The town's original rectangular layout, reminiscent of a Roman encampment, is still clearly visible. The town is now a centre of contemporary sculpture, thanks to the marble of Versilia and its skilled local craftsmen which have attracted artists from all over the world, including César, Miro, Henry Moore and the Colombian sculptor Fernando Botero.

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Tourist attractions Pietrasanta : Things to see and do

  • Two frescoes (on opposite sides of the nave) by the Colombian artist, Fernando Botero, depict the Gateway to Paradise and the Gateway to Hell. The influence of the Renaissance masters is apparent, but numerous details such as Mother Teresa, Hitler an..

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  • Cathedral Square Interesting

    Piazza del Duomo I - 55045 Pietrasanta

    The main historic buildings of the town are located in this large rectangular square. The cathedral, Duomo di San Martino, has a white marble façade, in the centre of which is a huge rose window surmounted by the coats of arms of the Medici and the P..

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  • Piazza Matteotti

    Piazza Matteotti I - 55045 Pietrasanta

    Standing in front of Pietrasanta's town hall is a Botero bronze: a nude warrior armed in the Classical style, but sculpted in the artist's characteristic rounded manner. The square also has a work by Pietro Cascella.

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Hotels Pietrasanta

  • Palazzo Guiscardo

    Provinciale 16 I - 55045 Pietrasanta

    Set in an Art Nouveau building in Pietrasanta, Palazzo Guiscardo is 5 km from Forte dei Marmi beach. It offers free Wi-Fi, and large air-conditioned rooms with luxury marble bathrooms. The traditional rooms and suites at the Guiscardo are uniquely t..

  • Hotel Central Park

    Via Tonfano 305 I - 55044 Marina di Pietrasanta

    The Central Park is located 450 metres from the beach in Marina di Pietrasanta. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool. Free Wi-Fi and free parking are available. The air-conditioned rooms are bright. They come with parquet floors and include a bath..

  • Hotel Gemma Del Mare

    Via Leonardo Da Vinci I - 55045 Marina di Pietrasanta

    Offering free bike rental and free Wi-Fi, Hotel Gemma Del Mare is a 5-minute walk from the beach in Marina di Pietrasanta. The restaurant serves Tuscan specialities, 7 days a week. All rooms at the Gemma Del Mare are spacious and bright, and come wi..

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Restaurants Pietrasanta

  • Alex Comfortable restaurant 

    via Versilia 157/159 I - 55044 Marina di Pietrasanta

    In an early 20C building furnished in an ethnic style, this pleasant restaurant and wine bar serves seafood and grilled specialities. Pizzas are cooked in a wood-fired oven.

  • Versilia Golf Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    via della Sipe 100 I - 55045 PIETRASANTA

  • Filippo Quite comfortable restaurant 

    via Stagio Stagi 22 I - 55045 PIETRASANTA

    This restaurant in the old town has a modern feel and an open-view kitchen where simple, delicious fish and seafood specialities are prepared.

  • Blanco Comfortable restaurant 

    via Duca della Vittoria 129/131 I - Marina di Pietrasanta

    Taking its name from its white decor, this restaurant offers an elaborate and imaginative menu. This is much appreciated by diners looking for a change from traditional cuisine.

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