Things to see and do - Viareggio
Viareggio Travel guide
Viareggio : Michelin's recommendations
This lively Versilia seaside resort, famous for its carnival, developed when Maria Luisa of Spain started the fashion for sea bathing here in the early 19C. Rebuilt after a fire in 1917, Viareggio today consists of a seafront promenade lined with Liberty and Art Deco villas and a long beach of fine sand, as well as an active fishing harbour and two lovely pine forests.
Tourist attractions Viareggio : Things to see and do
v.le Regina-Margherita I - 55049 Viareggio
Along with the Viale Marconi which extends it, this is the broad venue of the seaside resort along the seafront: on both sides there are pavilions and chalets representative of the Liberty and Art Deco styles, much in vogue in the 1920s. The Great Ma..
v.le Giacomo Puccini 266 I - 55048 Torre-del-Lago-Puccini
Born at Lucca, the writer of Tosca moved to this villa in 1891 and lived a somewhat, disturbed existence there, marked by drama, disasters and triumphs, until his death in 1928. Many documents retrace his life and work in this house which has been tr..
Via Vespucci 125 I - 55049 Viareggio
Hotel Sogno is 250 metres from the beach. It offers free Wi-Fi, and a restaurant serving local cuisine. The train station is a 5-minute walk away. Rooms at Sogno Hotel are air conditioned and feature a TV, minibar, and private bathroom. Some rooms a..
Via Vespucci 103 I - 55049 Viareggio
Just 200 metres from the beach and seafront promenade, Villa Benvenuti is in the centre of Viareggio. Close to the town's shops and open-air market, it features a restaurant specialising in fresh fish. Rooms feature a flat-screen TV and en suite bat..
Via San Martino 48 I - 55049 Viareggio
Hotel Rex, set in an Art Nuveau establishment of the early 20th century, is placed in the heart of Viareggio. The Rex is less than 100 metres from the seaside and the pine wood. It is also a stone's throw from the pedestrian area where you will find..
via Mazzini 120 I - 55049 Viareggio
Although local fish dishes take pride of place here, the menu also features a few meat options. A winning combination of a friendly welcome, professional service and top quality haute cuisine.
piazza d'Azeglio 1 I - 55049 Viareggio
This rooftop restaurant offering panoramic views of the town, sea and Apuan Alps in the distance is one of the hotel's main attractions. Elegant, Mediterranean-style cuisine. Given the limited number of covers available, it is wise to book in advance..
via Paolina Bonaparte 47/49 I - 55049 Viareggio
Family-run classic and well-maintained town centre restaurant that offers traditional seafood cuisine, with quality produce.
piazza Puccini 1 I - 55049 Viareggio
As if he is conducting a well-orchestrated symphony, chef Giuseppe Mancino combines numerous elements in his fine cuisine - creativity, elegance, expert culinary techniques and excellent presentation. There is an equal balance of fish and meat on the..
via Matteotti 18 I - 55049 Viareggio
The owner of this recently - and elegantly - renovated establishment hails from Sardinia. As for the cuisine, fish, especially shellfish, play a leading role.
via Coppino 289 I - 55049 Viareggio
Overlooking the dock, this restaurant has been serving fish and seafood dishes from Viareggio since 1954. Its most famous speciality is the spaghetti alla trabaccolara (with a seafood sauce). Attractive illustrated list of champagnes.