Viareggio- The Beach?


Sep 7th, 2006, 05:52 PM
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Viareggio- The Beach?

Planning a day trip via train from Montecatini to this beach area. Should we go to a certain beach?
How far is Camamiore beach area?
I read about bathing establishment and charging to go onto the beach?

Any first hand information would be greatly appreciated.
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Sep 8th, 2006, 04:11 AM
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IMO Viareggio isn't that attractive. But the beach is extensive and arranged in the usual Italian way - most of it run as private beach clubs renting out loungers and umbrellas, some with changing rooms and/or cafe-bars, plus a small public beach. I've never used the beach there but at other Italian beaches I've been to recently it's usually €15-20 for 2 loungers & an umbrella for a day.

Do you have a particular reason for choosing Viareggio ? Is your purpose just to spend a day at the neach ? If so, fair enough. Unless you get any specific recommendations I'd say just wander along and see which section you most like the look of, in terms of location, facilities & menu if applicable.
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Sep 8th, 2006, 07:45 AM
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we would like to go to the beach while staying in Montecatini....viareggio looks pretty simple to get to via train. We are not renting a car that's why we picked Viareggio.
any other beach? How far from train station is the beach?
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