Grand Hotel Excelsior

Viale Carducci 88, Viareggio, Tuscany, 55049, Italy | 4 star hotel

Travel Blogs from Viareggio

Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by jazandlouis


... and much much shorter, and I think the downwards journey was longer - though the ground on the descent was a bit more treacherous. The sky was threatening rain all day but luckily for us it waited until we were safely at Manarola. I would not like to be caught up the top when a storm hits - there is no shelter, and coming down is scary enough when its dry!

Manarola is my favourite town for the 5. I would recommend ...

"Is This the Way to Viareggio ..............

A travel blog entry by bubnalitalia


... had managed to find The Las Vegas Lap Dancing Club.

Speaking of which, I can report that Italian TV remains one of the last great outposts of sexism in Western civilization. It is unashamedly and unapologetically so. A beautiful (young) woman is an essential part of all programmes, even when no function or purpose exists for them, other than to look young and beautiful. In Britain, where women on TV are equal, they must have some sort of responsibility and are ...

Round as a Pizza

A travel blog entry by greg_and_claire


... the previous group of 25 depart through the glass doors before we were admitted for our 15 minutes of ‘viewing time’. The commentary on the meaning and history of the painting was easily as impressive as the art work itself, which was some 3m high and 5m across, complete with a gap where the monks previously increased the size of the door between the dining room and the kitchen – taking out Jesus’ feet in the process! After a ...

Tale of Three Cities

A travel blog entry by yippeeyahoo


... I had to think of Marty in Women4Women and her 'wallpaper people'. We came upon a beautiful villa set on big grounds which turned out to be an art gallery. It is a restored villa of the painter Fattori (didn't mean anything to us) but the amazing thing was the villa itself. I hurt my fragile neck gawking at the frescoes on the ceiling in room after room, the incredible mosaic and parquet floors and the wonderful trompe l'oeil painting on the walls and many ...

Palazzo Pitti, Pisa, and Lucca

A travel blog entry by maldeardorff


... time wandering through them and trying not to get lost.

Yesterday, I took a day trip to the cities of Pisa and Lucca with three of my friends. We rode the train to Pisa early in the morning and headed straight for the cathedral, baptistery, and the famous leaning tower... after getting a coffee and pastry first, of course. It was neat to see the leaning tower because I have grown up seeing it in cartoons and movies. It is surprising to see in person just how far ...


This 4 star hotel, located on Viale Carducci 88, Viareggio, is near Toscana Saporita Cooking School and Tuscan Tennis.
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