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“Great beach” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bagno Teresa

Bagno Teresa
Ranked #13 of 59 things to do in Viareggio
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

An exceptionally clean and well looked after beach with great, friendly staff! We went 5 days out of our week trip!

Visited August 2013
1 Thank Sarah444
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Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
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“Terrible beach experience”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2012

OK - so if you have ever been to the Caribbean - you are unlikely to like this beach. We went to Viarregio because of good reviews and it was a waste of time. We spent our two days doing day trips to Lucca and Pisa (both of which are well worth the 20 minute train trip). The beach is brown sand - and while clean - the water is very murky. It is like a sand bar and you can walk way out - but if you have kids - beware as you will be renting chairs (25 euros for 2 chairs) that are miles away from the shoreline. All the chairs close to the water go to "season" holders. We had just come from Santa Margherita and the rocky beach there was much cleaner with blue - not brown! - water. Forget the sand beach - head north - or south to other beach resorts.

Visited July 2012
10 Thank Jeffery10
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Viareggio is a rip off”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2012

Just back from Viareggio in Italy - what a rip off - holiday travellers are not allowed to lie on the beach - you are obliged to rent a parasol/ sunlounger for approx 15-20 euros per day for two persons. What local itialian government gave permission for local seafront hotels/restaurants to start owing sections of the beach.

If you intend to visit - it's best to rent a bike as the free beach was about a mile from our hotel.
The resort is not what I expected although you can travel by train to Florence and a nearby town of Lucca is worth the visit and seemed a lot more reasonable for food than Viareggio itself.
If you want to get the train to Rome its about 3 hour journey costing 66 euro per person return

The food was not great in Viareggio - any restaurant we visited was expensive as well - we were obliged to go eat in a chinese restaurant on two different nights and tolerate not very good food on the rest of the evenings in local restaurants

A resort which is expensive and not worth the money -

Visited June 2012
11 Thank mariab60
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Dublin, Ireland
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Expensive Beach”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2012

Very nice beach except its expensive. In theory you are legally entitled to sit between the low and high water tide. However in this beach some local authority has usurped normal legal rights claiming this area is required for emergency vehicles doing life guarding. Mum decided to sit down anyhow, a local self appointed life guard asked us to move on and when she didn't moved the life guard went off and returned a few minutes with some form of police person brandishing a fire arm and forced us and others to move. The alternative is to pay the 21.00 euro per day or go down to the public beach wichiis right beside the port and kept in a filthy condition. A bit of a racket really, I know the beach has to be cleaned but in Spain and France this rarely goes on. have stayed in Lido de Jesola near Venice and the Hotel gave out free beach passes.

Visited September 2011
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“Excellent beach but be prepared to pay for it”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2011

Miles of good safe sandy beach but all privately owned by hotels except a couple of very small strips which are free for locals. We had to pay 29 euro PER DAY to use the beach, this included 1 sun lounger, 2 deck chairs, 1 upright seat and a parasol. You will not get siting down for seconds without being approached by lifeguards who patrol their areas and will move you on. Very expensive especially for families. We stayed at Hotel Esplanade and had to use adjoining hotels area of beach - also could only use back couple of rows away from sea.

Visited September 2011
3 Thank gillyPortadown
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