Itineraries in Tuscany and in VersiliaItineraries in Tuscany and in Versilia the art cities of Tuscany and it's natural surroundings
The Versilia territory covers an area of about 160 square kilometres on the North-Western Tuscan coast, and from a geographical point of view, it includes the municipalities of Camaiore, Forte dei Marmi, Massarosa, Pietrasanta, Seravezza and Viareggio. Versilia is not only a beautiful stretch of coast but it also provides excellent opportunities to spend enjoyable holidays all year round, thanks to its mild climate and the wide range of entertainment and leisure facilities available.
From a naturalistic point of view, the area is well known for safeguarding the environment with a rich diversified natural landscape comprising the majestic mountains of the Apuan Alps offering a magnificent backdrop to the colorful coastline consisting in some of the highest peaks in the regions. These are part of the well-known Apuan Alps Regional Park, providing an ideal environment for trekking, walking, cycling, horse riding or mountain climbing. The Migliarino San Rossore Massaciuccoli Regional Park extends towards the south, offering a wide variety of habitats. Both natural parks are ideal for people of all ages and families and can be enjoyed all the year around.
Versilia is also perfect for those who don't want to miss the opportunity to visit some of the most important art cities in Tuscany: Lucca and Pisa are just few kilometers far from Versilia, while Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Montalcino can be reached in a couple of hours, either by train or by car.