Marina di Pietrasanta beach

Quiet and comfortable resort

Marina di Pietrasanta beach belongs to the Tuscan Riviera and is considered as its real gem. It is so quiet and peaceful that it calms your spirits. Everything is done modestly, comfortably, without talk about a fixer-upper! Therefore, all those who value real relaxation with maximum relaxation are eager to come here. This is the best solution for everyone who wants to get acquainted with the culture of the town, live an unhurried life, visit local attractions, swim in the sea and enjoy beach tranquility without noise and din.

Beach description

A huge beach strip stretches for 5 kilometers. It is about 200 meters wide, what allows you to relax in comfort. Even in the midst of the season, when a lot of people gather here, you can always find a particularly cozy place where no one will bother you. Families with children flock here, the purest sea beckons to enter it. It is safe to let children in there, despite the fact that the descent is very convenient, gentle, without drops, it is impossible to fall there.

Golden sand under your feet, pine groves with cool shade, plenty of free space - what else is needed for an unforgettable vacation? Paid beach service is always at a highest level: there is staff who will take care of everything for you. You need to keep in mind that when you are traveling to Marina di Pietrasanta the beaches are separated from the city itself by a highway. Therefore, on the very first line of the coast you will not find any hotels.

You can choose between paid or free vacation. You need to keep from 20 to 30 EUR to rent lawn chairs and an umbrella for two. Not everyone can afford such expenses every day. Therefore, you can choose a free vacation. But there is a drawback in it: you will be accommodating a place right next to the water, and this is inconvenient when the sea has strong waves.

You can always play soccer, tennis or badminton on the beach. But there is no sports equipment for rent here, so you need to take everything with you.

When is it better to go

In terms of climate, the period from May to October is the most favorable for visiting Italy. The air and water temperature becomes ideal for a classic beach holiday, followed by a trip to the coast of Italy. However, it is necessary to remember that a long summer with the scorching sun, warm sea and pleasant sea breeze attracts crowds of tourists.

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The city can be divided into two parts. The first is Pietrasanta, with its railway station and architectural monuments. The second is Marina di Pietrasanta with its beaches, hotels and coastal activities. Hotels are located in the last part. There are almost no multi-star hotels here however. Mostly affordable housing for families is about three stars with standard comfort.

There are four-star accommodation, but they are far from the sea, which seems to be uncomfortable. Although those hotels themselves have everything you need for a vacation: These are swimming pools, playgrounds for babies, and walking parks. In bad weather, what happens on extremely rare occasions, there will always be something to do here.

The infrastructure here is developed, everyone will find what to do:

  • An excellent equestrian arena is equipped for athletes.
  • For the lovers of golf there is a large field with 18 holes.
  • Romantics will certainly want to make a trip on a yacht.
  • In the evenings it is pleasant to walk on illuminated roads, stroll in the park, breathe in the scents of gardens.
  • There are many restaurants where you can have a hearty and hearty dinner, and then go to the beach, where live music is played in the bar for the whole night.

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L'Alba Hotel
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Useful information

In addition to the fabulous nature with flowers, the charm of the parks, the Apuan Alps, there is the very center of medieval architecture. Here you can walk along the Duomo Square, which has preserved the spirit of antiquity from past centuries. One glance at the majestic Romanesque church of the 15th century takes your breath away. Do not forget to have a look at the fountain of Marzocco, as well as the palace of Moroni. Here you will find many more real masterpieces of architecture.

Marina di Pietrasanta is called the city of art. Right on the streets you can see chic copies of the works of world famous Italian artists. Contemporary masters also present their works there Cathedral of San Martino stands in the central square - this proud building will build interest every tourist. A bell tower of a very unusual shape and color was built nearby, it is believed that it was built by Michelangelo.

You can find many picturesque churches, miniature galleries, as well as art and craft workshops in the city. In one of these workshops, Fernando Botero, a well-known Colombian sculptor of our time, is engaged in creativity. He casts an extraordinary beauty of female figures from bronze, creates historical murals.

The long-running La Versiliana festival takes place in July and August every year in Versiliana Park. At this time you can see the live performance of famous ballet ensembles, listen to the voices of world-famous singers. Concerts take place on an open stage. Theater troupes with satirical entertainment performances also perform here. Performances take place near the villa of the famous poet Gabriele D’Annunzio.

How to get here

People usually take a train from nearby cities to reach Marina di Pietrasantu. Pisa resort, for example, located 35 kilometers away, Viareggio located and even closer — just under 20 kilometers. It is better to choose Pisa as a transfer point, as transport runs there on daily basis, therefore it is more safe. From the airport you can get to the railway station, it takes no longer than 8 minutes. Take the train there and you will reach your station in about half an hour.

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