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Hamlets, districts and squares

Viareggio Boardwalk

The perfect blend of shopping and sandy beaches

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Viale Giosué Carducci is commonly known as the “Passeggiata di Viareggio” (Viareggio Boardwalk), home to numerous boutiques and prestigious brand-name shops boasting the best in Italian and international high fashion. The boardwalk is home to many chic bars and restaurants that offer fabulous beach views while breathing some fresh sea air. For those who prefer a quick bite, there are numerous alternatives to satisfy all kinds of desires, from shopping to simply walking in the sun. There are also many homemade gelato shops that offer a plethora of flavors.

The boardwalk is also the stage for the Carnival parades which take place every February during Mardi Gras when Viareggio is filled with a huge number of tourists from all over the world.

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 ...