Viareggio Carnival - first performance of this year (photos, video) | Unseen Tuscany

Viareggio Carnival – first performance of this year (photos, video)

Viareggio coastThe Carnival of Viareggio (it. Carnevale di Viareggio) is a carnival event yearly held in the Tuscan city of Viareggio, in Italy. It is considered amongst the most renowned carnival celebrations in both Italy and Europe. Its main characteristic is given by the parade of floats and masks, usually made of paper-pulp, depicting caricatures of popular people, such as politicians, showmen and sportsmen; the parade is held on the Viareggio avenue located alongside the local beach.

Check out photos from this year performance!

Viareggio carnival 2013

Viareggio carnival 2013

Viareggio carnival 2013

Viareggio carnival 2013

Viareggio carnival 2013

Viareggio carnival 2013

Viareggio carnival 2013

Viareggio carnival 2013

Viareggio carnival 2013

More photos here, video here.

 


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