Marina di Pietrasanta, is a resort with some of the area's best beaches. A wide and sandy beach stretching for about 5 kms.
The length of the coast allows you to take splendid walks by the sea. The depth of the water gradually increases so it is suitable for everyone, young and old, experienced and non-expert swimmers. There are beach clubs equipped with every comfort: shower, cabins, restaurants, swimming pool, water sports. The price ranges are very varied, alternating luxurious establishments with others that are still family-run.
If you are traveling with your family, and in particular with children, special shaded areas and play areas are available in most of the establishments.
Pietrasanta is a medioeval town known for its artistic tradition. It is only 3.5 km from it's Marina di Pietrasanta beach, 35 km away from Pisa and Lucca and only 5 km away from the fashionable Forte dei Marmi.
It’s filled with art galleries and marble decorated buildings. It is named the Little Athens of Italy, thanks to the many international artists who chose Pietrasanta as their home like Botero and Mitoraj.
What to see:
Elegant historic center where visitors can find art galleries, fashionable boutiques and prestigious wineshops, workshops laboratories for marbles and foundries for bronze, the Museo dei Bozzetti - interesting museum dedicated to marble sculpture, the Natal House of Giosué Carducci, the Versilian Archeological Museum “Bruno Antonucci”, the Astronomic Observatory “Spartaco Palla”, the Virtual Museum of the Sculpture and Architecture.
The Versiliana Park is an extensive green lung of 800,000 meters where in summer with La Versiliana Festival flourishes with events and shows. There are numerous cultural and artistic activities that are held nationally and internationally.