Category: Versilia (Tuscany)

Here you will find many news about events, exhibitions and much more about the coast of Versilia, Tuscany, Italy. If you would like to visit Versilia, we suggest you a useful tourist guide to Versilia: About Versilia

The Carnival of Viareggio! From 16 to 23 February and 1-4-8 March

The idea to celebrate the Carnival of Viareggio bloom in 1873, when the first parade of decorated carriages born in the historic Via Regia, in the heart of the old city.

In 1930, the painter and graphic futurist Umberto Bonetti designed the mask that is still the symbol of the carnival, the Burlamacco.

After the Second World War, the carnival was revived and was chosen as the first external live event from the RAI.

Today, on Mardi Gras, the carnival returns as protagonist on the national tv “RaiTre” with its annual parade of allegorical floats.

Fiera di San Biagio, February 3 to 4 in the historic center of Pietrasanta

Ancient municipality in the province of Lucca, Pietrasanta is the historic capital of Versilia.

The origins of the Fiera are located in the far 400′  the show still involves thousands of people occupying the historic center with entertainment, exchange, curiosity, and many proposals.

During the Fair, the local restaurants offer the “Menu of San Biagio” proposing the best of local cuisine.

Desco 2013! Lucca’s Tastes and Secrets from November 16th to December 8th

The 2013 edition of Desco is going to start: four weekends for enjoying a gastronomic journey dedicated to the traditional flavors of Lucca at the Real Collegio of Lucca.

Four weekends full of events to discover such a rich area:

On Thursday, October 31st the Witches’ night is coming! The scariest events of 2013 Halloween Night

Great expectations for the most spectral night of the year: lots of events along the whole Italian peninsula, from Milan to Rome and we suggest you just a few for you:

Milan: the Monsterland comes back!

The ex FS trains depot in Milan will be set up with authentic circus tents for this expected night. The line up of the event will transport you in a wide range of musical dimension, techno of Dj Emerson, electro of Vitalic, until 90s music with Datura e Marco Ravelli. The admission fee is €25,00.

Turin: Moviment Music Festival 2013!

8th edition of this unmissable event will start on October, 31st and end on November 2nd. The Halloween Night will take place at the Lingotto Fiere with a super line up. On the main stage consolle Magda, Adam Bayer, Ben Klock, Pan Pot will perform together with many more. The admission fee is €32,00.

Orient Festival in Marina di Carrara, Tuscany

From October 31st to November 3rd 2013, the exhibition centre Carrara Fiere in Marina di Carrara (Tuscany), close to the seaside, will host the Orient Festival with colours, music and perfumes of far away lands.

A great event dedicated to the oriental world and all its contemporary and old traditional features: ceremonies, folklore, shows, exhibitions, health and wellness, spirituality, holistic disciplines and many other cultural activities are waiting for you.

The event is open to the public everyday from 10 am to 11 pm and the admittance fee is € 10,00.

The 5th edition of the festival will welcome