Viareggio is a town located on the Tuscan coast, between Massa and Livorno. Well-connected by highways, buses, and trains, it is easily accessible from every part of Italy and even from abroad!
Viareggio can be reached via the Firenze Pisa Livorno A12/E80 highway or the SS1 Via Aurelia; in this case, you can rely on any type of navigator to guide you to the city. Additionally, in the city, there are several centrally located paid parking lots, such as:
- Parking in Via Fratti
- Parking Via Nino Bixio
- Parking Stazione Vecchia
- Parking Via Petrarca – Stadio dei Pini
- Municipal pool parking
- Parking Largo Risorgimento
- Via Buonarroti
- Parking in Via Marco Polo
- Terrazza della Repubblica
In the streets surrounding the city center and the seafront, there are other blue or white striped parking spaces. However, it is essential to keep in mind that traffic is modified during the Carnival, and the available parking spaces are reduced. It is advisable, if possible, to use public transportation or arrive early.
Getting to Viareggio by train
Viareggio station offers various Trenitalia lines, including regional, Intercity, and Frecciabianca trains; it will be sufficient to search on the app, website, or station ticket offices for the train or trains that allow you to reach the city more comfortably.
Moreover, the Viareggio station is very central and convenient for all attractions, especially the Masked Parades: these take place on the seafront, just a 13-minute walk from the station.
Getting to Viareggio by bus
Adjacent cities are connected to Viareggio by public bus lines, which can be checked on the Autolinee Toscane website. Additionally, several private companies organize buses from major cities in Italy to Tuscany, and during the Carnival, additional trips to Viareggio are often added.
Traveling by air
For those needing to arrive by plane, the nearest airport is in Pisa, a city excellently connected to Viareggio by buses and trains.