Lido di Camaiore

where to find the Petit Hotel

La Mappa dell'Italia con evidenziata la posizione del Petit Hotel a Lido di Camaiore

here we are seen a little closer … approximately the Petit Hotel is far from the promenade and the beach of the same length as the Lido di Camiore jetty. Two minutes from the beach, from the bathing establishments, from the vitality of the promenade, so close but so far away … it is the place to come back and rediscover a sense of intimacy and quiet.


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how to get to Lido di Camaiore

  • by car:

    A12 / A11 highway exit Viareggio-Camaiore, follow the signs for Lido di Camaiore

  • by train:

    15 minutes from Viareggio railway station, take bus n°25 and stop Pinetina in Via Trieste, 300m far from Petit Hotel

  • by plane

    30 minutes from Pisa airport; 1 hour and 10 minutes from Florence airport

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Lido di Camaiore, Versilia, between the Apuan Alps and the Ligurian Sea

Discover Lido di Camaiore

Lido di Camaiore, located in the heart of Versilia in Tuscany, is a first-class seaside destination, renowned for its beautiful beaches, lively promenade and picturesque landscapes. This guide will help you explore all that Lido di Camaiore has to offer, ensuring an unforgettable visit.

Beaches and Sea Activities

Lido di Camaiore boasts a wide sandy beach, perfect for sunbathing, swimming and various water sports. The gently sloping sea makes it an ideal location for families with children. The beach is lined with numerous bathing establishments offering services such as beach umbrellas, sunbeds and cafés by the sea.

The Pistelli promenade is a landmark, stretching along the coast and hosting shops, restaurants and bars. Here, you can take a leisurely stroll, rent bicycles or enjoy an ice cream while admiring the beautiful sea view. Don’t miss the modern pier, which offers panoramic views of the Versilia coastline, particularly impressive at sunset.

Cultural and Historical Attractions

Although Lido di Camaiore is mainly known for its beach, Camaiore also offers cultural attractions. Its proximity to Pietrasanta, known for its art galleries and sculpture studios, makes it an ideal destination for art lovers. Nearby, you can explore the historic city of Lucca, with its medieval walls and charming narrow streets, perfect for a day trip.

Local Cuisine and Restaurants

Tuscany is famous for its culinary delights and Lido di Camaiore is no exception. Visitors can enjoy fresh fish, traditional Tuscan dishes and local wines. Restaurants along the promenade serve everything from simple beach dishes to gourmet meals. Sample regional specialities such as tordello di Camaiore, a type of stuffed pasta, and local wines from the Versilia hills.

Petit Hotel: Your Ideal Home Base

For those seeking a comfortable and relaxing base, the Petit Hotel is an excellent choice. Located close to the beach, the Petit Hotel offers modern comforts, cosy rooms and friendly service. It is perfectly positioned to explore both Lido di Camaiore and the entire Versilia area. Whether you plan to relax on the beach or visit nearby towns, the Petit Hotel offers easy access to all local attractions.

Outdoor Activities and Adventure

Besides the beach, Lido di Camaiore offers numerous outdoor activities. The nearby Apuan Alps offer opportunities for hiking, mountain biking and exploring the marble quarries. For a more relaxing outing, visit the pine forests and parks scattered around the area, perfect for picnics and peaceful walks.

Festivals and Events

Throughout the year, Lido di Camaiore hosts various events and festivals showcasing local culture and traditions. From summer music festivals to local food and wine festivals, there is always something happening to enrich your visit.

Versilia means the entire Tuscan coastline and the hinterland that stretches from Viareggio to Forte dei Marmi, for about 165 square Km of deep-water beaches up to 200 meters and mountains reaching 1800 meters high. It is located in the upper Tuscany, between the mouth of Cinquale to the north, the Apuan Alps to the east, the Tyrrhenian west to the west and Lake Massaciuccoli to the south.

The towns of Versilia are Pietrasanta, Forte dei Marmi, Seravezza, Stazzema, Camaiore, Massarosa and Viareggio, all in the province of Lucca.

The coast is enriched by countless pine forests and the most famous is the Versiliana park stretching for 80 hectares in Marina di Pietrasanta. The Festival, named after the park itself, offers concerts and cultural and artistic events in summer.
Inside Pietrasanta, with precious artistic, cultural and environmental riches, is the cradle of many foundries of art by Italian and foreign artists such as Fernando Botero, Igor Mitoraj (more about: the little Athens of Italy and a List of Marble and Sculpture Studios in Pietrasanta by ARTISLIFE blog)

Camaiore is an authentic and vibrant village, offering great opportunities for outdoor activities: from hiking to climbing, canyoning and paths for both road and MTB lovers. Lido di Camaiore is the fraction that overlooks the sea with the unmistakable pier Bellavista Vittoria has one of the most beautiful and animated walks of all Versilia.

Forte dei Marmi is the capital of the VIP tourism in the area and world-famous tourist destination for its luxurious shops, for its nightlife and its venues. Every Wednesday and Sunday morning there is the market, one of the most beautiful in Tuscany.
Further south Massaciuccoli Lake is famous for the Giacomo Puccini Theater and the Puccini Festival, wherein the summer season it is possible to watch all the Puccini Works in a special scenario, under the stars and on the reflection of the lake.

Versilia is also a destination for golfers, with the Versilia Golf Club in Forte dei Marmi and the Cosmopolitan in Tirrenia, just south between Pisa and Livorno.