Holidays in Versilia in the winter months
On the contrary to what one may think, Forte dei Marmi and Versilia is not only suitable for summer holidays, but it is also great for a winter stay ranging from autumn to spring.
Staying in Forte dei Marmi you can enjoy a mild climate where the temperature never drops below 15 degrees even in winter, and from which you can easily reach all the major art cities of Tuscany and Liguria, such as:
But do not forget the least-known towns, but rich in centuries of history as:
Each of these locations offers in out of summer months a number of unique events, like:
From September to May, the Versilia offers tranquility, a warm sun are ideal for long walks on the beaches that stretches for 20 km from Marina di Massa up to Torre del Lago Puccini and good traditional Versilian and Italian food.
In the evening the historic streets of the small settlements come alive for an evening stroll, visiting the various museums such as the "Museum of Sketches" in Pietrasanta, the "Museum of Satire" in Forte dei Marmi, the "Pinacoteca Viani" Viareggio and many other small treasures of art and culture.
For lovers of sport, you can practice all year the Trails of Versilia, to challenging climbs of the mountains that have made the history of the Apuanian marble, such as Mount High, the marble quarries of Carrara, Pania della Croce, etc.
Cycle along the fast flat coast roads or challenge yourself on many hill climbs, the nearby ones to Montignoso or Seravezza, or the further away to the Passo del Vestito, or Lucca, all with wonderful views, you can also run or jog with the same choice.