Viareggio, the biggest carnival in Europe


The Carnival of Viareggio is a great event that lasts a month in this beautiful city near Lucca and Pisa. Born in 1873, Il Carnevale di Viareggio each year attracts tourists coming from all over the world.

The protagonists of the show are the great Carnival floats made of papier-maché as well as masked people, musicians and performers.

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The Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago

puccini festival

Puccini Festival takes place since 1954 in Torre del Lago, the place where the musical composer Giacomo Puccini spent most of his life.

This small and pretty town is located between Lake Massaciuccoli and the Tyrrhenian Sea, in the municipality of Viareggio, on the Tuscan coast, 18 km far from Lucca and Pisa.

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