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Everything's just beachy in seaside Forte dei Marmi

Nestled between the Apuan Alps and Tyrrhenian Sea, Forte dei Marmi is a relaxed village In Italy's Tuscany region. A major summer destination since the 18th century, you'll find plenty of broad, sandy beaches lined with public baths; Forte dei Marmi is also known for its numerous statues, as well as upscale shops and dining around the historic town center. Forte dei Marmi vacation rentals are close to local landmarks like the Musa Virtual Museum of Sculpture and Architecture, the Museo della Satira e della Caricatura, and the Villa della Rinchiostra.

Things to do

No, seriously… Forte dei Marmi's stellar satire museum

Once you've been toasted to perfection on Forte dei Marmi's beaches, you'll find plenty of worthwhile sights around town. At the Museo della Satira e della Caricatura, you can take a deep dive into the history of Italian satire, with a vast collection of illustrations and articles housed in an 18th-century fort. In the nearby town of Massa, you can take a tour of the imposing Castello Aghinolfi, a medieval hilltop fortress. Or you can check out the MuSa - Virtual Museum of Sculpture and Architecture, where you can explore the world of marble sculpting, from extraction to exhibition.


Shops, shorelines, and more in Forte dei Marmi

We hope you packed a solid beach read (or 3), because something tells us you'll be spending a lot of time by the shore. Forte dei Marmi's got miles of sandy beachfront, and you'll find waterfront activities and sunloungers for rent as far as the eye can see. Cycling and hiking are popular in the area, and golfers can find their bliss at the scenic Forte dei Marmi Golf Club. Shopping is big business here, too, and shopaholics will want to hit the weekly flea market, where you'll find deep discounts on designer apparel and leather goods.


Hot times ahead – Forte dei Marmi's Mediterranean weather

Like much of the Italian coast, Forte dei Marmi has a Mediterranean climate, with hot summers and mild, relatively wet winters. Average summer highs peak around 85 degrees in July and August, while winter temperatures range from the high 30s to the mid 50s in December and January. A popular warm-weather destination, the town's population swells to almost 3 times its normal size thanks to summertime visitors. You'll have the best luck finding low rates on Forte dei Marmi vacation rentals during the cooler, wetter months between fall and spring.

Natural features

Forte dei Marmi's stunning seaside scenery

In northern Italy's Tuscany region, Forte dei Marmi is a fairly compact town with a historic center and numerous centuries-old buildings. To the west, you'll find plenty of broad, sandy beachfront along the Tyrrhenian Sea, and the peaks of the Apuan Alps can be seen rising in the distance to the east. A short drive from many Forte dei Marmi vacation rentals, the Versilia River empties into the bay just north of town, and the wetlands around the nearby Lago di Porta nature preserve provide habitat to more than a hundred species of local and migratory birds.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Forte dei Marmi

The nearest airport is in Pisa (PSA-Galileo Galilei), located 21.4 mi (34.4 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Forte dei Marmi?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,289 vacation rentals near Forte dei Marmi. From 875 Houses to 478 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Forte dei Marmi for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Forte dei Marmi?

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  • Church of San Francesco - Capuchin Friars Monastery: 4,871 vacation rentals
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