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Versilia: a week to fall in love

Are you looking for a vacation that unites relaxation, blue seas, history, traditions, art and nature?Versilia is the place for you! Here you'll find Italy's most famous beaches where you can relax in the sun; inland adventures exploring delightful villages; and natural wonders like the caves at the Antro del Corchia and the marshlands at Massaciuccoli. An eclectic and seductive region which offers everything you could desire for the perfect vacation. So what are you waiting for? Use the ideas below for inspiration in designing your own vacation in Versilia. First Day Morning: Visit the Nature Park of San Rossore, Migliarino and Massaciuccoli: the San Rossore Estate and the Massaciuccoli Lake are two of the highlights. Afternoon: Visit the Ancient Roman villa near Massaciuccoli Lake which dates to the 1st century CE and is attributed to the Pisan dei Venulei family. Second Day Morning: Visit the northern shore at Viareggio and “Venus' Refuge”, the last home of Paolina Bonaparte. You will also find the Archeology Museum, a richly endowed painting gallery with works from the 1900s and the Museum of Musical Instruments. Afternoon: Visit Torre Matilde, take a walk along the seaside boulevard in Viareggio and admire the landmarks: the Magazzini Dulio 48, the Balena bathsVilla Argentina, and the Hotel Excelsior. Third DayMorning: Visit the historic centre of Pietrasanta, a stop along the ancient Via Francigena. Don't miss the landmarks like Collegiata di San Martino, the Palazzo Pretorio and the Convent of Sant'Agostino. Afternoon: Visit the house where Giosuè Carducci was born, immersed in the green foliage at Valdicastello, a suburb of Pietrasanta. It was declared a national monument in 1907. Fourth Day Morning: Visit Europe's largest cave network, the Antro del Corchia at Levigliani di Stazzema, discovered in 1841 by the local speleologist and geologist Giuseppe Simi. Afternoon: The Church of Santa Maria Assunta is located at the beginning of the residential centre of Stazzema. The original structure dates to the 9th century CE, but it may have been built on the remains of an even older pagan temple. Fifth Day Full day: Visit the Regional Park of the Apuane Alps. More than 20,000 hectares which includes Monte Forato, this untouched natural reserve preserves evidence of pre-historic man. Sixth Day Morning: Visit the splendid Abbey of San Pietro at Camaiore. Founded in the 7th century CE by Benedictine monks, this monastic complex, surrounded by walls, was a reference point for pilgrims along the Via Francigena. Afternoon: Tour the villas of Massarossa, known for their stunning natural settings. There are 27 elegant villas, the most famous of which is the Villa Baldini in CampignanoSeventh Day Full day: Spend the day at Forte dei MarmiVisit the beautiful historic centre, stroll along the seaside and admire the splendid beaches, wander the streets and enjoy window shopping in the high fashion shops and take advantage of one of the many festivals and markets that animate the city's calendar.