Immersed in the Jewel of Versilia: FORTE dei MARMI
TEA VERSILIA is a HOLIDAY HOME located a few hundred meters from the sea and the beach (800mt), the center of Forte dei Marmi is 2.5 km away and can be reached in a few minutes by bicycle. Very bright and quiet as well as comfortable, it is located on the second floor of a condominium located in the green near the sports hall with basic services (food, newsagent, tobacconist, bar) a few meters away (50mt). Spread over an area of 93 square meters and consists of: hallway, entrance, large living room with double sofa bed (sleeps 2), kitchen, 1 double bedroom, 1 triple bedroom (double bed + single bed) , 1 bathroom, 1 parking space, 4 spaces for bikes. Each room is equipped with a TV; Kitchen complete with refrigerator, oven, dishwasher, toaster, coffee machine for pods; Bathroom equipped with hairdryer, vacuum cleaner, iron, washing machine; For the little ones, seats are available; Large common garden for relaxation, equipped with games for children. Pets Allowed; WATCH THE VIDEO
Forte dei Marmi, a famous holiday resort in Versilia, derives its name from the fortress that rises in the center of the town, the 'Fortino', that is the grand-ducal fortress built at the end of the 18th century to defend the landing place and the marbles from the Alps Apuane, not far away, were transported to the pier and then took the sea route. 'Il Fortino' today is immersed in a modern urban context consisting of a grid of tree-lined streets that gives the city a worldly and restful aspect; The interior is also interesting, where the Museum of Political Satire and Caricature is located on the upper floor, one of the most important museums of its kind in the world. Next to "Il Fortino", in Piazza Garibaldi, there is a well dating back to the eighteenth century.
In correspondence with this fortress, there is the wharf, which was used to load large blocks of marble into the ships leaving for all over the world. Today it is a tourist destination, a place for fishing and diving: from the jetty you can enjoy an overall view of the Forte beach and the truly unique setting of the Apuan Alps, which are about 20 km from the city. They are mountains that rise up to almost 1900 meters. The marble makes them white as if they were always covered with snow, creating an unusual and spectacular contrast with the green of the landscape and with the golden beaches.
Forte dei Marmi beach is entirely made up of very fine sand and extends for about 150 meters; it is flanked by the buildings that overlook the long tree-lined avenue to the sea.
Forte dei Marmi has always been a holiday destination and meeting point for numerous protagonists of national and international finance, sports champions, personalities from the entertainment world; the elegant tree-lined streets are the showcase of boutiques and designer labels, restaurants where you can enjoy excellent fresh fish, modern bars and nightlife venues, the best known of which among young people and adults is undoubtedly "La Capannina di Franceschi", on the seafront, which has hosted great famous musicians and singers since the 1960s, cabarets and shows. Tree-lined avenues and villas with large gardens make this center a real paradise of relaxation and serenity between silence, respect for privacy and tranquility.
The Versilian hinterland offers numerous attractions. The "Versiliana" is an important cultural event with debates, comedies and shows of various kinds. Do not forget that Versilia is also the home of the famous Viareggio carnival. There are many places to visit in the immediate vicinity such as the town of Pietrasanta with its shops, exhibitions and bars where you can taste the typical local gastronomy. A destination for speleological visits is the Antro del Corchia (one of the most important karst caves in Europe). As well as visits to the birthplace of Giosuè Carducci in Valdicastello, to the Resistance Museum of S.Anna, to the natural oasis LIPU at the lake of Massaciuccoli are recommended, without forgetting the world famous Carrara marble quarries, all while enjoying the numerous typical products of our area.
For lovers of sporting holidays it is possible to go trekking on the numerous paths of the Apuan Alps, to make long routes by bicycle or on horseback or to attend the various sports clubs in the area, to practice golf in the prestigious "Versilia golf club" with 18 holes or to play tennis.