Carnevale di Viareggio (Carnival) 2019 | Italy, Dates , Venues & Tickets

Carnevale di Viareggio (Carnival) 2019

Where:   Viareggio, Italy
When:    Saturday, February 9, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Details are subject to change by the organizers, for final event location & dates, check "Event related information" section below.
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Schedule events 2019:   February - 9,  17,  23   March - 3 , 5

Once a year, Viareggio celebrates its traditional carnival which preserves a tradition that starts in 1873. The over 130 year's carnival started as a mockery of the elected people of the city.
The young residents of the city presented them in a shape of giant ridiculous dolls.
Since then, the city's residents preserve the tradition and turned it into a giant fiesta of dancing and color, a symbol of peace, unity and love.
Giant dolls which represent different figures from fairy tails as well as local and foreign politicians from all over the world, march in an amazing parade. Some of the dolls height is over 20 meters height.
The carnival that entertains, every year, more than 800,000 guests offers a great variety of activities to the whole family and to children in particularly.
Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance.
In addition to the parade, masks' fiestas, theater shows and musical comedies take place. The restaurants offer special carnival's menus. Among the most impressive experiences of the carnival is the magnificent fireworks show.
The carnival is a marvelous winter event that cannot be missed.

Attractive prices suited for all budgets. Many hotels suggest FREE CANCELLATION option or 
NO PREPAYMENT NEEDED – PAY AT THE PROPERTY. Get Immediate confirmation by email.

Viareggio Carnival
Viareggio Carnival, Photo by:
Please note that the details of the event are subject to change. We strongly recommended that you check with the organizers before making any travel arrangements.
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Event related information
Fondazione Carnevale di Viareggio Piazza Mazzini, 22 c/o Palazzo delle Muse 55049 Viareggio, Italy
Phone +39 0584 1840750
Fax +39 0584 47077

Viareggio travel information
Dialing code: 80
Longitude: 10.2558°
Latitude: 43.87354°
Italy information address: Ente Nazionale Italiano per il Turismo (ENIT), Or Rome Tourist office Phone: +39 06 67104526
Tourist website:

Italy country details
Location: Southern Europe, a peninsula extending into the central Mediterranean Sea, northeast of Tunisia.
Capital: Rome
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Voltage and Frequency: 230V 50Hz
Dialing country code: +39
Language: Italian (official), German (parts of Trentino-Alto Adige region are predominantly German speaking), French (small French-speaking minority in Valle d'Aosta region), Slovene (Slovene-speaking minority in the Trieste-Gorizia area).

Italy background and overview:
Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the regional states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI established a Fascist dictatorship. His disastrous alliance with Nazi Germany led to Italy's defeat in World War II. A democratic republic replaced the monarchy in 1946 and economic revival followed. Italy was a charter member of NATO and the European Economic Community (EEC). It has been at the forefront of European economic and political unification, joining the Economic and Monetary Union in 1999. Persistent problems include illegal immigration, organized crime, corruption, high unemployment, sluggish economic growth, and the low incomes and technical standards of southern Italy compared with the prosperous north.

[Courtesy of The World Factbook]
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