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Viareggio

(vēärĕd`jō), city (1991 pop. 57,514), Tuscany, N central Italy, on the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is a fishing center and a fashionable beach resort. The body of the poet Shelley was cremated there after his death by drowning at Lerici near La Spezia in 1822.

Viareggio

a town and resort in W Italy, in Tuscany on the Ligurian Sea. Pop.: 61 103 (2001)
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It came as part of the annual Carnival of Viareggio in Italy, where parade of floats and masks made of paper-pulp walk around the city depicting popular people, mostly political.
Viareggio has a wide stretch of golden sand, decent restaurants and some attractive Liberty-style architecture.
Founded in 2007 as an offshoot of the Rossi family's hull fabrication business, Rossinavi is now a major yacht-building company in Viareggio, a port city 15 miles north of Pisa.
Ademas de la novela Seda (1996), Baricco es autor de Tierras de cristal (Premio Medicis, 1991), Oceano mar (Premio Viareggio, 1993), City (1999) y Sin sangre (2003); asi como del monologo Novecento (1994), entre otros titulos.
Tuscany from PS649pp: This seven-night B&B break at the three-star Grand Royal Viareggio includes 50[euro] resort credit per room, private transfers and return easyJet Manchester flights on May 4.
Viareggio, a beach resort town on the west coast of Tuscany in northern Italy is a place that usually attracts plenty of ordinary tourists.
Romero, the American director and screenwriter, the master of gruesome horror films, is the first guest of honor of the Lucca Film Festival and Europa Cinema 2016, taking place from the 3rd to the 10th of April in the Tuscan cities of Lucca and Viareggio. A complete film retrospective and a major exhibition will be dedicated to the Director, Writer & Editor of horror cult movies such as Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead and The Crazies.
But watching at the Viareggio Cup (a youth football tournament in Tuscany) makes me think there are too many black players.
Twinned with the Carnival of Viareggio, it boasts a rich programme of events.
Suad Amiry has written a number of best-selling books including "Sharon and My Mother in Law" which has has been translated into twenty languages and has won another prestigious Italian literary Prize, Viareggio Versilia in 2004.
Amiry's Sharon and My-Mother-in-law , which as has been translated into some twenty languages, also won the prestigious italian literary Prize Viareggio Versilia in 2004.
One message from Tuscany last Thursday read: "On the way to Viareggio for more sun and fun.