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Viareggio, Tuscany: beaches and things to do standard

Viareggio is one of the most famous seaside towns of Versilia, the northwestern coastal part of Tuscany that belongs to the province of Lucca. The beaches in Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi The resort town of  Viareggio offers more than 6 miles of soft, long sandy beaches, nearly four of which belong to private beach clubs; from simpler, family-owned businesses (where you can always find a cafè/restaurant, beach umbrellas, deck chairs  and sun beds) to super posh – the choice is yours. Naturally, prices vary. At a private beach club on the Promenade a daily pass inclusive of a beach umbrella, deck chairs, sun beds and the bathing hut is around eu30.00  and is suitable for a family up to 4 pers. Sport ...

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Our Limoncello gallery

  • The terrace where the lemons grow

    The terrace where the lemons grow

  • Lemons ripe for picking

    Lemons ripe for picking

  • Margherita picking the lemons

    Margherita picking the lemons

  • Fresh lemons picked moments before they are used

    Fresh lemons picked moments before they are used

  • Washing the lemons

    Washing the lemons

  • Peeling the rind

    Peeling the rind

Margherita, our house keeper, makes a finely balanced Limoncello with the Casa Berti lemons which grow on the terrace.

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La raccolta gallery

  • Water from the spring

    Water from the spring

  • Olive picking

    Olive picking

  • Olive picking

    Olive picking

  • Olive picking

    Olive picking

  • Olive picking

    Olive picking

  • Olive picking

    Olive picking

  • Olive picking

    Olive picking

  • Olive picking

    Olive picking

  • Casa Berti kitchen

    Casa Berti kitchen

Every November we invite close friends and family to help Giuliano harvest, cold press and label several hundred bottles of the finest grade olive oil. ‘Extra virgin olive oil’ must have an acidity level of less than 1%. This year's harvest, when pressed at the local frantoio (press), yielded 17.5% weight/oil ratio and analysis by ‘Laboratorio Chimico, Lucca’ recorded Casa Berti estate olive oil as follows: Acidità 0.55% Perossidi MEQ/KG 11.88 Casa Berti olive oil was declared ‘ottimo’ (the best) Casa Berti olive oil and estate produced Limoncello is available to ...

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View of Casa Berti video

Casa Berti is perched on a sunlit spur surrounded by fifteen acres of gardens, olives groves and woodland. See the sweeping views to the East and West and take a tour through the villa. Picture yourself by the pool, gazing at the views stretching out below you.   Or imagine yourself playing the baby grand piano in the drawing ...

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Creative courses at Casa Berti standard

Casa Berti is the perfect setting for learning something new whilst relaxing in the Italian countryside. With our dedicated studio space now up and running we can offer courses on painting, sculpture, yoga and cooking. You can even book courses specially for you and your friends. Based in this beautiful rural setting you can enjoy utmost comfort. Swim in the peace of early morning sunshine; indulge in Italien lunches on the sun drenched terrace or escape from it all in the quiet corners of the villa. Currently, we are running our 'Sculpting in wax' course on demand. You may sign up for a 5 day course, minimum 4 participants required. This includes full accommodation and catering in our luxury villa. There is disabled access ...

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