The Famous Carnival of Viareggio

The famous  Carnival of Viareggio, the story of a city presented in a party atmosphere!

Dates 2020: the floats will parade in February on 1-9-15-20-23-25.

In 2020 for the first time in the history of the Carnival there will be 6 incredible shows.

Viareggio’s Carnival is undoubtedly the most popular event of its kind in Italy, which boasting an ancient history that the Grand Hotel Royal has witnessed and continues to be a participant.

The tradition started in 1873 when the rich burghers decided to masquerade as a protest against high taxes. The  Carnival today is a must for those who love great paper-mache constructions inspired by reality and fantasy and it is enriched each year with special events.

The Carnival of Viareggio is so important that a whole district of the city is dedicated to the construction of floats, giving a magical atmosphere to the town.

The BW Premier Collection Grand Hotel Royal in Viareggio rapresents the perfect choice for those who want to fully enjoy the city and the atmoshere of Carnival that can still create.

The Museum of the Carnival

The importance of Carnival is such that the Viareggio Carnival Foundation has established the Museum of the Carnival inside the Cittadella.

The Museum develops with an educational stand that shows the different stages of making a papier-mâché work, the compositive solutions, the construction materials, and some original works. At the ground floor, there are educational workshops where you can try manipulating clay and paper for modeling artifacts.

Are you fascinated by this world full of history, art, and culture? Book your stay at the Premier Collection Gran Hotel Royal in Viareggio and you will get free tickets for the Museum!

Contacts Museum of The Carnival:

Address: Via S. Maria Goretti 5 – 5504, Viareggio

Phone: 0584 580772

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