Start: 28/02/2017
End: 28/02/2017

Event Venue


GPS: 43.878358715411, 10.236725763232

Carnival of Viareggio

The coastal town of Viareggio is the undisputed Carnival capital of Tuscany. Since 1873 the festival has grown into one of the largest carnival celebrations of Italy, and the final Mardigrass parade is always broadcasted live on national television (RAI 3).
Each year over 600.000 spectators watch the masked parades on the seaside boulevard and enjoy the colorful floats in papier-maché. The party continues into the night in the city’s bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and hotels.
The parades take place on February 5 -12 -18 -26 -28 with fireworks at the end on the 18th and the Mardigrass parade on the 28th.


February 5 -12 -18 -26 -28

Opening hours
February 5 -12 -26 -28 start at 3pm
February 18 start at 7pm

Boulevard of Viareggio

How to get there
The carnival of Viareggio can best be visited by train.

Fees & Tickets
Entry ticket