Are you a nightlife lover? You are in the right place! I due noci is just 30 minutes far from Versilia: Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi and Torre del Lago. There you will surely find the club of your dreams!
Sarzana is located almost at the mouth of Magra River, few kilometres far from its estuary. Despite the recent fortification, the city turns on all its old-fashioned and medieval charm.
Luni is an old Roman city between Liguria and Toscana. It was built at the beginning of the Second Century BC and during the Roman Empire its port got very busy with ships full of the Apuan Alps marble.
Lerici is located on the eastern Riviera, in the middle of a little inlet dominated by a promontory with a stately castle on top. This small city still has the medieval structure, with its typical old houses in line one with the other along the tiny little roads that we call “carruggi”. You shouldn’t miss the Jewish ghetto and the castle built in the XIII century by the Pisans and enlarged by the Genoans. Inside the castle there is a marvellous chapel dedicated to Sant’Anastasia.
Tellaro is a picturesque sea village located at the eastern end of the Golfo dei Poeti (Poets’ Gulf), on a rocky spur by the sea. This old village is built around its original fortifications and the houses are surrounded by walls on the north-west side.
You should enter the wonderful little church that is high up above the sea, in the middle of a little square encircled by small houses painted in the typical Ligurian colours along the tiny little roads that we call “carruggi”.
Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore: when sea and land merge the result is a unique and picturesque place. This narrow and beautiful strip of land called “Cinque Terre” consists of 18 kilometres of rocky shore characterized by bays, beaches, dry-stone walls and a mountain chain running along the coast. The vineyards and olive trees grown in the terraces define their landscape. It is an extremely varied natural heritage: the National Park is a maze of tracks and path high up above the sea where you can enjoy breath-taking views.
Located in the far east of Liguria, few kilometres far from the border with Toscana, La Spezia is the capital city of the province. It is in the middle of a deep natural Gulf called Gulf of La Spezia. The memorable events you shouldn’t miss in the city are the St. Giuseppe’s fair ( March, 19th) and the Palio with its celebrations (1st week of August). La Spezia hosts also several interesting museum such as the Centre of Modern and Contemporary Art, the Amedeo Lia Museum, the Museum of St. Giorgio Castle and the Ethnographic Museum.
FORTE DEI MARMI
With its bars, clubs, restaurants and exclusive shops, Forte dei Marmi represents the heart of the Italian elite tourism.
Lunigiana is an historical territory of Italy, which today falls within the provinces of La Spezia and Massa Carrara. Its borders derive from the ancient Roman settlement, later the medieval diocese of Luni which extended from Val di Magra to Val di Vara and from Garfagnana to the Gulf of La Spezia. Nowadays Lunigiana covers an area extending from the Apennines to the Magra River: Aulla, Bagnona, Casola in Lunigiana, Comano, Filattiera, Fivizzano, Fosdinovo, Licciana, Mulazzo, Pontremoli, Tresana, Villafranca in Lunigiana and Zeri.
Versilia is a place where the beaches extend into shallow water and the mountains are 1800 metres high. It is an area located in the upper Tuscany which includes Pietrasanta, Forte dei Marmi, Serravezza, Stazzema, Camaiore, Massarosa and Viareggio. It is famous also for its clubs, discos and the marvellous carnival of Viareggio.
The name “Pisa” has Etruscan origins and it means “mouth of a river”. Pisa is famous all over the world for its tower which is situated behind the Cathedral in the Cathedral Square (Piazza del Duomo). This city has a thousand-year-old history which got its full splendour during the maritime Republics period. It is a casket of artistic treasures: Romanesque and Gothic churches, beautiful squares, old buildings and typical ancient streets.
Lucca is one of the most stunning Tuscan jewels. When you sightsee Lucca, you start a journey through the tight streets of one of the best-kept historical places in Italy. In Lucca you can walk along the famous walls, taste the local food in the typical characteristic taverns and enjoy the many cultural and artistic activities of the town.
Some of the most important artistic treasures of the World are kept in Florence. The Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, the Baptistery, the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Gallery. Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce, as well as the Michelangelo’s Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, are real art galleries. You can discover the beauties of Florence just walking around the amazing little streets of the historical centre. Walk to the Arno River, stop at the romantic Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge) and continue till the Oltrarno. Spend an afternoon at the Boboli Gardens or go up the hill behind Michelangelo Square to enjoy a stunning view of Florence.