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Viareggio: art

The Viale dei Tigli connects Viareggio to Torre del Lago Puccini, where you can visit the residence of the composer Giacomo Puccini...


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The only ancient sign today present in Viareggio is the Matilde Tower, that was built by the Senate of Lucca in 1544 along the Burlamacca Canal.

The only ancient sign today present in Viareggio is the Matilde Tower, that was built by the Senate of Lucca in 1544 along the Burlamacca Canal.


In this town you can appreciate several villas, big hotels, cafés and bathing establishments, which were built in the Art Nouveau style of the twenties.


A wonderful example of this style is the Gran Café Margherita, planned in1928, with Art Nouveau decorations executed by Galileo Chini.

The Viale dei Tigli connects Viareggio to Torre del Lago Puccini, where you can visit the residence of the composer Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924), today Museum of Villa Puccini.


The Viale dei Tigli connects Viareggio to Torre del Lago Puccini, where you can visit the residence of the composer Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924), today Museum of Villa Puccini.


Inside it you can see the piano where the Maestro composed many of his famous operas.





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