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Best things to do in Viareggio

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Administrative Area Level 3
“Viareggio is a beautiful place in Versilia, primarily known for the carnival and for the sea.”
50 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Large grocery store where you can find everything you need. They have great prices on wine. ”
21 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago is the only Festival in the world fully dedicated to the composer Giacomo Puccini.It takes place every summer during the months of July and August, in the very places that inspired Maestro Puccini’s immortal melodies. The Festival saw its first light in 1930 and over the years has become an increasingly prestigious event which each year attracts tens of thousands of spectators from all over the world.”
23 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“The Museum Villa Puccini is the very house of Giacomo Puccini. It is his refuge, the place where he lives, composes his melodies, and where he always wants to come back. Overlooking Lake Massaciuccoli”
18 locals recommend
Bus Station
“la stazione è a pochi passi dalla casa e permette di raggiungere le più belle città toscane in pochi minuti: LUCCA in 15 minuti PISA in 20 minuti FIRENZE in 1 ora e mezzo”
19 locals recommend
“Refreshing area from the summer heat. There are bike rentals, a nice little lake with a family of swans. Sometimes there're street food happenings. Check our for "gatto nero" donuts. The taste of all the locals' childhood. ”
22 locals recommend
“Snack and famous focaccia bread sandwich.... plus a new Enoteca Pinolo Wine Restaurant Gourmet, just on the side!!!”
12 locals recommend
Public Art
“(Via Fratti, corner of Via Vespucci), 1868, renovated in 1926, designed by Alfredo Belluomini and decorated by Galileo Chini. Splendid Art Nouveau building; is owned by the Province of Lucca.”
14 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Sandwich. Moreover, there are about sixty different sandwiches, even Veg. Also take away.”
20 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Collezione del ‘900 italiano e europeo, collezione delle opere del maestro dell’espressionismo italiano Lorenzo Viani, nativo di Viareggio.”
16 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Luogo del presente e del passato del Carnevale di Viareggio. Place of present and past of the Carnival of Viareggio.”
16 locals recommend
Train Station
“Viareggio is located in northern Tuscany, Italy, on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea. With a population of over 62,000, it is the second largest city within the province of Lucca, after Lucca. It is known as a seaside resort as well as being the home of the famous carnival of Viareggio (dating back to 1873), and its papier-mâché floats, which (since 1925), parade along the promenade known as "Passeggiata a mare", in the weeks of Carnival. The symbol of the carnival of Viareggio and its official mask is Burlamacco, designed and invented by Uberto Bonetti in 1930. The city traces its roots back to the first half of the 16th century when it became the only gate to the sea for the Republic of Lucca. The oldest building in Viareggio, known as Torre Matilde, dates back to this time and was built by the Lucchesi in 1541 as a defensive fortification to fight the constant menace of corsair incursions. Viareggio is also an active industrial and manufacturing centre; its shipbuilding industry has long been renowned around the world and its fishing and floricultural industries are still fundamental sectors to the city's economy. Viareggio hosts the Premio letterario Viareggio Répaci for literature, established in 1929. Amongst the other events organized around the year, it is worth mentioning the Festival Gaber, which has been held every August since 2004 to celebrate the memory of Giorgio Gaber, and is attended by several high-profile Italian musicians.”
117 locals recommend
“ Ogni sera del fine settimana a partire dalla mezzanotte circa sarà possibile ascoltare buona musica dal vivo e a seguire la serata verrà intrattenuta da un dj!”
8 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“This is one the best pizza in viareggio with wood oven , yu will be delighted !”
14 locals recommend
“Located in the center of Viareggio. Excellent pastries, really delicious cakes and desserts. The place is very nice and has a vaguely French style.”
15 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“The most beautiful and typical restaurant in Viareggio, the best cruditè and tartare in town. Right in front of the port canal, they serve fresh fish and a very wide selection of different dishes.”
13 locals recommend