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Lido di Camaiore

Camaiore is a town of 31,941 inhabitants located in the province of Lucca. It extends from the Apuan Alps to the east, to the plain and coast of Versilia to the west.

Nestled within a broad valley at the foot of the Apuan Alps, this town has Roman origins. Its name derives from the ancient toponym Campus Major, identifying the broad plain connecting Lucca to the port of Luni.

During the Renaissance Camaiore was subjected to the domination of the Sforza family till 1799, when Napoleon’s troops captured a town and plundered many of its most important works of art.

Today Camaiore and the surrounding area offer several buildings of great historical value: for example, the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta, approximately built in 1260, the Church of San Lazzaro, with the beautiful cloister, the austere Abbey of St. Peter, founded around the VIII century or the Archaeological Museum that is located inside the Palazzo Tori Masons.

Camaiore is a town rich in metal industries, paper mills and shoe factories, and it is also a busy seaside resort.

Tourism development started after the Second World War, givin more and more importance to Lido di Camaiore, an already known beach resort.

Since the very beginning of the XX century it had had important guests such as Gabriele D’Annunzio, Eleonora Duse, Vittorio Emaniele III.

Camaiore offers a wide range of accommodations. Thanks to its long tradition in tourism visitors can choose from hotels, bed and breakfasts, apartments and residences at different prices, from the most expensive to the most affordable ones, always being sure theycan take full advantage of the services offered, all consistently high level.

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