Carnival of Viareggio

Feb

03

Time: February 03 - March 03
Location: Viareggio

Carnevale di Viareggio

The Carnival of Viareggio from 139 years is the most spectacular Italian feast, testimony to the artistic and organizational capacity of the Italians in the world.

The parade of floats in Viareggio is a tradition that dates back to 1873, when some wealthy burghers decided to dress up for protest taxes: among young good of the city was born the idea of ​​a parade of carriages which immediately took on the character of mocked in line with the ancient carnival tradition that aims to expose and exorcise the problems of society.