Marina di Massa

The art nouveau architecture and deco style along the cost , represent the turistic tradition of Marina di Massa. In summer the beaches explode with the bright colours of endless rows of beach umbrellas and sunbeds put at disposal by well-equipped beach establishments. In the shade of the coastal pinewood , pleasant hotels, camping, residences and restaurants are placed all along the coast.

The traditional cuisine is still strong and can be enjoyed in many restaurants , while drinking the local white Candia wine.This is a DOC wine with a distinctive flavour , ideal for fish dishes and the sweeter one for desserts.

There is a variety of sports facilities in the zone: the usual swimming, sailing but also tennis, with a large number of clubs with open air and indoor courts equipped for evening matches, skating, horse-riding, volley-ball, basket-ball, football, baseball and fishing. The night life is first class with discos and night clubs where shows and concerts with famous singers and entertainers are organised.

During the summer period ( June-September ) the Azienda di Promozione Turistica in collaboration with the town administrative body and the other local authorities and organizations prepare a season of Theatre , concerts, art exhibition and folklore events. For the joy of children and those looking for an original way to get places, the tourist train can be a fun way to visit the typical areas outside town.

The end of summer event is particularly famous , when Marina di Massa organises a farewell ceremony for the tourists , culminating in an impressive firework display.

Region Tuscany
Zone Apuan Coast
Area Massa
ZIP CODE 54100
District Massa-Carrara
Surface 93,84 km²
Inhabitants 68.941
Hamlets Altagnana, Alteta, Antona, Baita, Bargana, Bergiola, Bondano, Borgo del Ponte, Bozzone, Ca' di Cecco, Caglieglia, Campareccia, Canevara, Capaccola, Casania, Casette, Casone, Castagnara, Castagnetola, Castagnola, Cervara, Cinque Vie, Ciremea, Codupino, Cupido, Forno, La Gioconda, Gotara, Gronda, Grondini, Guadine, Le Iare, Lavacchio, Marina di Massa, Mirteto, Monte Pepe, Ortola, Pariana, Partaccia, Pian della Fioba, Poggi, Poggiolo, Poggioletto, il Ponte, Porneta, Poveromo, Poveromo Macchie, Pratta, Puliche, Quercioli, Redicesi, Remola, Resceto, Ricortola, Rinchiostra, Rocca, Romagnano, Ronchi, San Carlo Terme, San Cristoforo, San Leonardo, San Lorenzo, Santa Lucia, Il Santo, Sei ponti, Tombara, Turano, Vergheto, Le Villette, Volpigliano, Zecca.
GPS 44°02′00″N 10°08′00″E

Useful Number

Emergency Tel. 118
Sea Emergency Tel. 1530
Emergency medical Service Tel. 118
Police Tel. 113
Carabinieri Tel. 112
Fire Fighters Tel. 115
Police Tel. 113

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by Car

Tramite autostrada è raggiungibile dal sud, attraverso Autosole A1, fino a Firenze, e poi attraverso la Firenze Mare A11 e la Livorno-Genova A12. Dal Nord attraverso Autosole A1 fino a Parma e poi l'autostrada della Cisa A15 fino a S. Stefano, e quindi A12 Genova-Livorno. Through motorway is reachable from SOUTH, through Autosole A1, as far as Firenze and then through the Firenze Mare A11 and the Livorno-Genova A12. From NORTH through Autosole A1 as far as Parma and then through the Cisa A15 to S.Stefano, and then through the A12 Genova-Livorno.
Tollhouse: Massa

by Train

  • Line: Ventimiglia-Torino-Genova-Pisa-Firenze-Roma
  • Line : Genova-Parma-Bologna
  • Line : Livorno-Milano
  • Railway station of Massa Centro

by Plane

The international airports in Pisa, Genoa and Florence provide reliable transport to the main city.