Viareggio Holidays 2024/2025

A city in Northern Tuscany full of colour, energy, and delectable seafood menus. Viareggio, Italy, is a spectacular destination for all, whether holidaying with a partner, friends, or whisking the kids away. There’s plenty to do, so much to see, and you might even be surprised by how much you learn too!

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What to do in Viareggio, Italy?

If you’re looking for a relaxing holiday, perhaps a few strolls along the beach then Viareggio is the perfect place. Even if you’re looking for some hot shopping trips, lively discos or a chic piano bar, Viareggio is still the place to be. There’s even the chance to explore the Apuan Alps by hiking or cycling to capture breathtaking views.

There’s plenty to do in Viareggio for all ages and interests, including a mountain of historic monuments. Visit the Torre Matilde, a tower built to defend Viareggio port from Pirates in 1534, which also happens to be one of the only ancient buildings that remain in Viareggio – so it’s a treasured place to visit. If you’re interested in the history of Viareggio, there’s also the Maritime museum showing the life and work of Viareggio’s sailors.

Delectable cuisine in Viareggio

Visit the Viareggio market and try the delectable local cuisine, fried fish, and even Viareggio’s signature spaghetti alla marinara. Being a port, right by the water, seafood dishes are the local talent for Viareggio. You’ll also be tempted by the likes of s Italian risotto, and fresh vegetable salads with a virgin olive oil dressing.

Of course, you can find traditional Italian pizzerias and restaurants serving gourmet burgers too, so all the family will be fed well. With cafes and patisseries lining the streets, you can keep yourselves suitably satisfied all day and refreshed on those hot summer days.

Masks, music and dancing with the Viareggio carnival

The Viareggio carnival has been around for over 130 years and is one of Europe’s most important carnivals, Italy’s second most important. A parade of papier mache floats, inspired by politicians, customs, traditions, and ways of life giving people a chance to express themselves. We recommend if you’re wanting to include the carnival in your holiday that you book early – it’s an incredibly popular time of the year for Viareggio hotels.

Our Viareggio hotels

Booking with Holiday Hypermarket can help you make huge savings, and with ABTA and ATOL protection there’s really nothing to worry about. Plus, if you book a package holiday, you’ll have flights, luggage, transfers, and your hotel sorted in one place altogether. All you need to decide is what to do when you’re there!

One of our Viareggio hotels is BW Premier Collection Grand Hotel Royal – it has you only a matter of seconds away from a sandy beach. And with marble staircases, a grand piano, and domed glass ceilings on the inside, you’ll feel like royalty from the first step in. But don’t be fooled, this Viareggio hotel is just as modern as you’d like too, with cocktail bars and a hidden away pool scene with umbrellas, hammocks and loungers all for your use.


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