Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Gioia is a cosy Villa full of light, for each room there is a balcony.
The house is planty of pleasent outside spaces, patio and terrace perfect for meals and relaxation.
Even though it is just behind the centre is located in a private road and it is very silent.
Ideal for a good vacation in Forte de Marmi has averything nearby and beach at bike distance
Property Type : Villa
Accommodation Type : self catering
Location Type : beach
Theme : amenity
General: linen provided, towels provided, housekeeper optional.
Kitchen : 4 ring stove, fridge, freezer, kitchenette, oven, washing machine.
Living Room : seating for 8 people.
Dining : seating for 8 people.
Bathrooms : 3 bathrooms.
Bedrooms : 4 bedrooms , sleeps maximum of 8 people - 2 doubles, 2 twin rooms.
Entertainment : TV, satellite or cable, cd, dvd, internet wireless.
Local Activities : beach, golf, cycling, tennis, horse riding, walking, nightlife, shopping.
Suitability : families, group of friends.
Outside : car space, terrace, patio, garden.
Notes : short term rentals will be value on request - sorry no pets - A 500 € security deposit has to be paid locally to the owner or his/her representative; it will be returned on departure less phone calls and breakages.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 5 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Tuscany region
Versilia is the pearl of the Apuan Riviera, a suggestive sandy coast bathed by theTyrrhenian Sea, the most limpid mirror for the Apuan Alps to reflect their majestic image.
This "marble kingdom" familiar to Michelangelo offers excursions to the quarries ofCarraraandMassaand spectacular views of the coast introd-uced by luxuriant hills and pine woods.
Riviera of Versilia extends from Forte dei Marmi, commonly called "il Forte" , passing through Marina di Pietrasanta, Lido di Camaiore ,Viareggio until Torre del Lago and it expands into the municipalities of Seravezza and Stazzema; it offers moreover the chance of visiting the most important touristic centres of Tuscany that can make your holiday really complete.
Versilia beach seaside is made of several miles of beautiful clean white sandy beaches, restaurants and shops, enjoy the beach to take baths, to get a tan under the sun, or sit in a chair and read a book under an umbrellarea.
Versilia renowned name is not only deserved for its beautiful sandy beaches, in the shade of the Apuan Alps. It has been the homeland and meeting point of great artists since the beginnings of1900. Inthose days, world-known artists, such as Lorenzo Viani and Galileo Chini, have made Versilia famous; it was theLibertyperiod, which has still left its strong mark in the lounges and palaces inViareggio.
Also in those days, Pietrasanta became the destination for sculptors who found there not only well-equipped workshops where they could accomplish their works in marble, but also the most skilled art foundry.
Forte dei Marmi has been the most fashionable resort in Versilia since the first elegant holiday homes were built in 1800, surrounded by pine forests opening onto a splendid beach. It has since attracted artists, painters, poets and writers who were enchanted by its surroundings, now equipped with high quality tourist facilities, although it retains the relaxed atmosphere of a small residential community. Also visit the Apuans Alps (mountains)
Enjoy the food
You will not forget our excellent cuisine. There are several famous fish dishes, as well the traditional Tuscan cuisine. You may prefer a pizza prepared in the traditional way or a terrific "spaghetti allo Scoglio" (spaghetti with seafood). Don't miss out on savoring the wonderful range of Tuscan wines, such as the "Montecarlo" white wine or the more classic "Chianti" reds. Most dishes are served with vegetables.
Enjoy the nightlife
At night you can take a quiet "passeggiata" (stroll) along the promenade, maybe tasting a "gelato" (Italian ice-cream), or choose the exciting nightlife.Viareggio, with its well-known "Versilian" discos, was a starting point for many a famous italian singers. In July and August you can see the "Puccini Festival" in Torre del Lago.
Enjoy the climate
The climate is naturally affected by the geographical configuration of this territory. At sea level, during the hot seasons, the mountains moderate the humidity, while the winter is more temperate due to the beneficial influence of the sea.
The climate is very temperate with an average of 270 sunny days a year in which to enjoy the many attractions in this area: sport and folklore, art shows, cultural meetings, and plenty of shopping and social life.
Versilia has a very well-developed network of roads and railroads lines, and excellent bus and coach services providing links between the coast and the interior ofTuscany.
Versilia area occupies the north-western part ofTuscany, between the ridge of the Apuan Alps and theTyrrhenian Sea, with a coastal strip of about20 kilometresin length.
The south is bordered by theLakeofMassaciuccoliand the pinewood of Migliarino, while the north is bordered by the mouth of the Cinquale.
The territory of Versilia is divided into the administrative Communes of Pietrasanta, Forte di Marmi, Seravezza and Stazzema. Camaiore, Massarosa andViareggioare the outskirts. It is a strip of coastline10 kilometreswide at its minimum and 18 at its maximum. Despite this, the natural environments are quite varied; in fact, from Versilia's highest peak,la Paniadella Croce,1859 metresabove sea level, to Forte dei Marmi, it is only15 kilometresin a beelineViareggio, whose fishing port grew alongside the boat building industry as the early bathing establishments began to develop.
Viareggiois the largest centre of Versilia, is also famous for its winter Carnival, its smooth and wide sandy beach and its lush pine park.
Today the Versilia and its sea attracts so many Italian and foreign tourists. The whole coastline is equipped with organised beaches that offer a service characterised by traditionalTuscanywelcome and by all the comforts you might request during a holiday.
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