What to visit in Lido di Camaiore
We suggest some interesting destinations in Tuscany, to visit during your stay at our hotel in Lido di Camaiore
We propose some interesting destinations in Tuscany, to visit during your stay in Lido di Camaiore
Camaiore (8 km from our hotel) is an interesting historic village in Tuscany that is certainly worth a visit for the combination of landscapes and scenarios: from the sea to the hills, from the mountains to the lake, from the beach to the Apuan Alps Park.
In the center of Camaiore we find the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta, a church built in Romanesque style in 1278. A short distance from the historic center stands the ancient Abbey of San Pietro, documented since 761.
Viareggio (3 km from our hotel) is known throughout the world as the city of Carnival and is also one of the best-known seaside destinations in Versilia.
The prestigious promenade is one of the most evocative places: a long pedestrian street that extends for over 2 km dotted with Art Nouveau buildings, shops for shopping, restaurants and cafes.
Forte dei Marmi
Forte dei Marmi (10 km from our hotel) has always been one of the most famous tourist centers on the Tuscan coast.
With its restaurants, clubs and luxury shops, it is one of the most fashionable destinations in Italy. It is surrounded by pine forests and tree-lined avenues, with well-kept beaches.
Pietrasanta (8 km from our hotel), Versilia city of art suspended between the Apuan Alps, the sea, marble processing and an infinite open-air exhibition.
The medieval village has today become a center of attraction for artists from all over the world, transforming itself into a real open-air museum in which to admire an uninterrupted and continuously renewed exhibition of contemporary art and sculpture of the highest level.
Near Camaiore is the Antro del Corchia, a complex of tunnels, wells and halls excavated by water over millions of years, in the marble heart of Monte Corchia.
Caves of the Wind
The beautiful Grotte del Vento, in the center of the Apuan Alps park, which show an exceptional variety of aspects of underground karst ranging from live and brilliant stalactites and stalagmites, to lakes, watercourses, forms of erosion, mud formations and even perfectly vertical wells that can be visited with comfortable paths.
The Cinque Terre (90 km from our hotel) represent one of the most beautiful natural Mediterranean areas of Liguria included in the "World Heritage" list.
The villages of Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore wind along the coastal stretch of the Cinque Terre, characterized by overlooking the sea.
For the visit to the Cinque Terre, it is advisable not to use the car but to use the train which stops in all the stations of the Cinque Terre, or with the ferries which also depart from Viareggio.
Lucca (30 km from our hotel), which is located about thirty km from our hotel, has many things to see, starting with the almost intact walls that surround it. Passing through six gates, built between 1500 and the early 1900s, you can access the city, whose historic center has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Definitely worth a visit are the Clock Tower and the Guinigi Tower characterized by the presence of some holm oaks on its top. And yet Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, Piazza San Michele, Piazza San Martino with the famous Cathedral.
Walking along the irregular and winding Via Fillungo you can discover the whole city, admiring the fascinating windows of the historic shops and cafes of Lucca, buying typical products such as Buccellato.
Pisa (26 km from our hotel) is known throughout the world for the famous Leaning Tower. The city also offers many other interesting things to visit. Arriving in the beautiful Piazza dei Miracoli, the eye is undoubtedly captured by the Tower, but you can continue your excursion by visiting the Cathedral and the Baptistery. Along the perimeter of the square you will also find the Camposanto, the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo and the Museo delle Sinopie.
Florence (100 km from our hotel) has kept its charm and splendor of the past unchanged.
In the center of the city is Piazza del Duomo, with the monumental complex of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Baptistery of San Giovanni and Giotto's bell tower.
Piazza della Signoria represents the historic center of civil life and houses the fourteenth-century Loggia dei Lanzi, the Fountain of Neptune and the Palazzo della Signoria.
Next to the square is the Uffizi Gallery, home to one of the most important museums in the world, which includes works by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and many other great artists.
Carrara and its marble quarries
Carrara (35 km from our hotel) is the marble capital of the world. The beating heart of the city is located in Piazza del Duomo. The Malaspina Castle is also certainly worth a visit, the fortress that represented for the city the conquest of autonomy from the power of the bishops of Luni. A visit to Carrara cannot be considered complete without a trip to the Apuan Alps Park and the suggestive quarries thanks to which you can enter the heart of the mountains to touch the raw material favored by artists such as Michelangelo and Canova.
There is also the possibility of taking guided tours to visit the marble quarries, an unforgettable and unique experience where visitors make a spectacular journey to discover the marble basins from which white Carrara marble was extracted since pre-Romanesque times.
Colonnata (42 km from our hotel) is a fraction of the Municipality of Carrara, located on the slopes of the Apuan Alps and known throughout the world for the traditional production of the famous lard.