Versilia is a geographic area of Toscana, included in the district of Lucca. The towns in Versilia are Pietrasanta, which is considered its administrative centre, Forte dei Marmi, Seravezza and Stazzemma.
Versilia is famous for its beautiful coasts which attracts thousands of tourists every year. It also offers many opportunities to explore the territory and know something about the history and traditions of the surrounding villages.
In Pietrasanta you can walk through the old town center and visit the Cathedral of San Martino. It was built in the thirteenth century in Romanesque and Gothic style, is located in the homonymous square. Not far from it there are the Civic Tower, also in Gothic style, and the Municipal Theatre.
Palazzo Moroni houses the Archeological Museum which shows many remains as those from the etruscan period.
In Forte dei Marmi we can visit the Fortino, a fortified building built in the eighteenth century, which is the symbol of the town. Now it houses the Museum of Satire and Caricature, along with other cultural exhibitions and seasonal events.
In Seravezza there is the Villa Medicea that now houses the Museum of Work and Popular Traditions of Versilia, the public library and modern art exhibitions.
Stazzema, is a spread municipality and includes 17 locations with Pontestazzemese as administrative centre. It is located in Alta Versilia on a hilly and mountainous area. These villages surrounded by greenery offer a great natural view. Here we can visit the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Piastraio, reachable only on foot along a path surrounded by woods.