In addition to the beach, sun and sea there are many proposals for a special holiday in Forte dei Marmi. The surroundings of the city are full of charm and culture.
A few kilometers south are in fact the historic towns of Pietrasanta and Camaiore. These are two localities with a strong tourist vocation because, although located inland, both have a direct estuary to the sea (Marina di Pietrasanta and Lido di Camaiore). Still the most interesting part is the old town that welcomes tourists between ancient palaces, churches, craft shops and outdoor restaurants where can be taste the local dishes. In summer the hamlets come alive with events, antique markets, festivals and music.
On the Apuan Alps is also worth visiting the town of Colonnata surrounded by marble quarries from which help himself the sculptor Michelangelo. This town is very famous in the area for the excellent quality of local lard, a delicacy from the unique scent marinade and seasoned in marble case.
You don’t need to travel so much even for visit some of the most beautiful art cities of Tuscany: Florence as Lucca and Pisa are easily reached by a short drive or train while Massa and Carrara are even closer. Each of these city is ideal for a different day surrounded by monuments and works of art that are part of the history of Tuscany.
Less than an hour by car or starting directly from the dock of Forte dei Marmi with the ferry are reachable the Cinque Terre. The site, World Heritage, consists of the five marine hamlet of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Vernazza, Corniglia and Monterosso set between sky and sea. Each characterized by its own personal charm that is savored in the narrow and steep streets of the town center and in the scenic trails upstream including the famous Path of Love.