Pescaglia is within easy reach of a range of colorful Lucca’s more popular attractions. Two sights that should top every visitor’s list is the fascinating Ponte della Maddalena and the iconic Pietrasanta Cathedral. Also, well worth the effort are Piazza Napoleone and Palazzo Pfanner.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a rewarding holiday destination. There are many excellent places where you can spend a couple of hours such as Villa Puccini in Viareggio, the Casa di Puccini and the Palace Mansi Lucca National Museum.
If you are into nature, head to some of the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax and unwind. Nature lovers love to hang out in places like the Lucca Botanical Gardens. There is a relaxed atmosphere here as well as well-tended garden beds and trees. Bring a day pack and your gear and have fun exploring the waters of Massaciuccoli Lake in Viareggio.
To really get a feel for the area, head to some of the local sights such as War Memorial in Viareggio, Piazza dell'Anfiteatro and Piazza Shelley. These are a magnet for travellers from all the corners of the globe. To discover the nearby historic attractions, don't miss the Torre delle Ore, Ducal Palace and Ripafratta Castle in San Giuliano Terme. Whatever your faith, you'll appreciate the peaceful atmosphere at Pescaglia’s holy places like the Church of San Michele in Foro.
Nearby Arena Garibaldi, Pisa is a great place to spend an afternoon enjoying soccer, and to see local legends, the A.C. Pisa 1909, in action. On weekends the stadium overflows with navy, black and red, as soccer fans come together to support their beloved team.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, consider staying close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep check out the amenities at the Hotel Ilaria & Residenza dell'Alba, the Universo Hotel, and the popular Palazzo Alexander Hotel.