Itineraries in Tuscany and in Versilia
Itineraries 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.
Routes in Versilia coast
Lido di Camaiore with its beautiful fine 4 Km long sandy beach is one of the ideal destinations for a summer in Tuscany coast
Garfagnana is a pristine area rich in history and surrounded by the Apuan Alps and the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines
The village of Camaiore is located at the bottom of a valley surrounded by hills, as well as the northern Appennins.
Massarosa is known mainly for its natural beauty especially for the famous Lake of Massaciuccoli i
The beauty of Pietrasanta old town center fits perfectly with the shops of craftsmen of the marble and the laboratories
Seravezza is a small town at the foot of the Apuan Alps and one of the oldest country in Versilia
Stazzema is the smallest town in Versilia and the higher up, nestled on the slopes of Mount Matanna in the heart of the Apuan Alps.
Torre del Lago takes its name from a tower, stood near the Lake of Massaciuccoli between the XV and XVI century
Florence artistic and cultural heritage is very valuable, so that the historic center of Florence has become UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982.
Visit the Antro del Corchia cave in Apuan Alps in Tuscany with 53 km of tunnels and galleries
The marble quarries of Carrara are one of the many wonders of the Apuan Alps that you can visit with organized tours
Hiking trail on foot to discover the town of Camaiore and its hills
Visit Siena a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Tuscany, whose symbol is undoubtedly Piazza del Campo with its original shell shape
hiking trail on foot to the discovery of Seravezza and its villages
tourist route by mountain bike along the Via Francigena from Camaiore
The Cinque Terre is a portion of coast of the Ligurian Riviera located in the territory of the province of La Spezia