Forte dei Marmi is one of the most popular beach towns in Versilia.
Protected from behind by the imposing Apuan Alps and overlooking the sea, this town, for over a century, is synonymous with sophistication, style and fascinating people.
The symbol of Forte dei Marmi is its fortress built by the Grand Duke Peter Leopold of Lorraine in the 18th century, as a landing defense and of the precious Apuan marble. The area began to be populated from 1700 as a result of land reclamation made by the Grand Duke Leopold, but by the end of 1800s Forte dei Marmi became the capital of worldliness, thanks to an elite of aristocratic families, artists and intellectuals who decided to elect summer residence there. Thomas Mann, Henry Moore, Luchino Visconti, and especially the Agnelli family have made this small village one of the most exclusive gatherings in the world. Princess Paola Ruffo di Calabria, queen of Belgium until 2013 was born here and continues to be very present, which popularized Forte dei Marmi also among the crowned heads of Europe. Exclusive restaurants, aperitifs in the square, boutiques and 5 star open-air beach establishments still make this area an international jet-set destination. Forte dei Marmi and Versilia are known above all for its nightlife such as the historic "Capannina di Franceschi" active for over half a century, it has launched many Italian singers and now as then, continues to entertain revelers from around the world.
Forte dei Marmi is suitable for children
and is equipped with sports facilities
of all kinds and at all levels; its strategic location finally allows you to explore other inland enchanted cities like Lucca
just a few kilometers away.
Choose to travel in style and be seduced by this gem. Our team of experts will make your stay special.