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“You have to know the right spots..” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bagno Teresa

Bagno Teresa
Ranked #13 of 59 things to do in Viareggio
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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“You have to know the right spots..”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2013 via mobile

I come here every year. It is true that the beach is payed.
But there is another option. If you are at the harbour of Viareggio, you see a wall. Behind that wall there is a big and free beach. You can drive around the harbour to get there. It is a big, clean beach and the water is beautiful. You can walk for miles there. If you walk a few miles, you will get to a little village. There you also have payed and free beaches. It is beautiful to go true the big forrest which is there. In the water that streams true the forest, live al kinds of animals, such as turtles.
If you walk all the way true, you will get to a lovely and calm beach...

Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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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
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1 Thank Sarah444
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“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
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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“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
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Dublin, Ireland
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“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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5 Thank caseyjonesDublin
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