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The Balena (Whale) Baths at Viareggio

The bathing establishment dates back to the 1920s

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Source: Versilia Tourist Information Office

Built at the end of the 1920s on a project attributed to Belluomini, the building has a decidedly Dèco feel, both in the whole composition as for its decoration. The monumental impressiveness of the mass is marked by the stylised sign of the pilasters that divide the volume into three parts, shown by the terraced fronton.

From a small fishing village to one of the most popular seaside destinations in Tuscany, this is the city of CARNEVALE
The sea on one side, the white peaks of the Apuan Alps on the other, who hasn’t seen the classic snap-shot of Viareggio? Stroll along the city center’s charming streets, eat a gelato on the Passeggiata or in the shade of the pine forest, look out to sea on the Darsena or, further out, toward the even more uninhabited beach, the Lecciona, near Torre del Lago; eat fish in one of the typical ...