Forte dei MarmiForte dei Marmi / VersiliaLuccaTuscan Coast
Forte dei Marmi is a famous seaside town situated close to the ancient city of Lucca in northern Tuscany at a half an hour drive from the Pisa International Airport. It is one of the most popular luxury holiday locations on the Tyrrhenian coast called a “pearl” of Versilia. The city is immersed in the centennial pinewood with a long golden sand beach.
In Italian Forte dei Marmi means “Fort of the marbles”. The town takes its name from the fortress that rises in the middle of the main square, built under Grand Duke Peter Leopold, who was to become Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, in 1788.
In the first decade of the XXth century, this small green town became a desired and very prestigious destination for businessmen, intellectualists, politicians, movie and sports stars. Nowadays, Italians and foreigners still consider this place to be one of the best for spending the summer in Italy. The exclusive Italian restaurants, stylish bars and famous nightlife clubs, luxury boutiques as well as various cultural events create a perfect mix for living and enjoying the Italian life style. Numerous luxury villas, exclusive sea houses and wonderful apartments located in Forte dei Marmi, can accommodate all Italy lovers.