Viareggio, Province of Lucca, Tuscany

Viareggio is situated on the coast of the Ligurian Sea in the north of Tuscany, in the world-famous area known as Versilia, and is a popular tourist resort with a historic fishing harbour. After tourism, other industries include the manufacture of luxury motor yachts. A Puccini opera festival is held at nearby Torre del Lago, and also the Viareggio Prize for Italian literature is held in the town every year.


  • Altitude: 2 m a.s.l.
  • Population: about 63,000 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 55049, 55048
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0584
  • Patron Saint: Maria Santissima Annunziata, celebrated on March 25
  • Frazioni: Torre del Lago Puccini.

What to see

  • Villa Museo Giacomo Puccini

Where to stay

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