Our hotel is located in Pietrasanta, a historic art city in Versilia, Tuscany. The city is famous for its medieval architecture, sculpture school, and beaches. Here is a guide to things you must see during a vacation in Pietrasanta:

The historic center

The historic center of Pietrasanta is a maze of narrow streets and small squares hosting churches, palaces, and artisan shops. Don’t miss the Cathedral Square, with its characteristic bell tower, and the Rocca, a medieval castle that overlooks the city from above.

The San Martino Cathedral

The San Martino Cathedral is a church in Romanesque-Gothic style with an interior rich in frescoes. The most important work is the Madonna of the Milk, a 14th-century fresco attributed to Simone Martini.

The Bozzetti Museum

The Bozzetti Museum houses a collection of contemporary artists’ sketches, including Botero, Marini, and Giacometti. The collection is an important testimony to the work of artists who attended the International School of Sculpture in Pietrasanta.

Versiliana

The Versiliana is a public park located in Marina di Pietrasanta. The park was built in the 19th century by the Corsini family and is an oasis of greenery and tranquility.

The Beach

Pietrasanta has a long, sandy coastline with both equipped and free beaches. The sea in Versilia is famous for its clarity and fine sand.

Cave di Marmo

The Carrara marble quarries are located just a few kilometers from Pietrasanta. The quarries are one of the most popular attractions in Versilia and offer the opportunity to see up close the processing of marble.

The Pieve of Saints Giovanni and Felicita

The Pieve of Saints Giovanni and Felicita is a Romanesque-style church located a few kilometers from Pietrasanta. The church was built in the 10th century and is an important example of medieval architecture.

The Medici Castle of Seravezza

The Medici Castle of Seravezza is a Renaissance castle located just a few kilometers from Pietrasanta. The castle was built by Cosimo I de’ Medici in the 16th century and was used as a summer residence and as a base for his mining and industrial activities. Today, the castle is an important cultural center and hosts exhibitions, concerts, and other events.

The nightlife.

Versilia is a region rich in history and culture and at the same time in trendy clubs. The historical venues of Versilia are a cultural heritage to be preserved, offering visitors a unique and authentic experience.

Among the most famous historical venues in Versilia, there are:

– La Capannina di Franceschi, a nightclub located in Forte dei Marmi founded in 1929. La Capannina was one of the most famous venues in Versilia in the 50s and 60s, hosting artists such as Mina, Sophia Loren, and Frank Sinatra.

– La Bussola, a nightclub in Marina di Pietrasanta founded in 1949. La Bussola was one of the most important venues in Versilia in the 50s and 60s, hosting artists such as Chet Baker, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane.

– Twiga is a nightclub located in Marina di Pietrasanta founded in 1994. Twiga is an exclusive venue offering high-quality music selection and impeccable service. The venue attracts an international crowd and offers a unique and glamorous experience.

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