Viareggio, the main city of the northern Tuscan Riviera Versilia, in the Middle Ages was a fishing village, and later turned into a shipyard. In the middle of the XIX century. the city became a seaside resort, which he remains to this day. Now it is valued for the long beaches, pine woods, great shopping and vibrant nightlife. In addition, since the end of the XIX century. It is held in the famous carnival of Viareggio, one of the largest in Europe.