Forte Dei Marmi
Nightlife: promenading till the early hours, window shopping and people-watching in pavement cafes. A couple of unsophisticated nightclubs. A small children's fairground, minicars and pony carts operate around Piazza Marconi. The majority of restaurants are in hotels with relatively few independent establishments. Pizza and pasta snack meals are widely available in cafe bars but many specialise in ice cream, coffee, wine or beer. Local and regional buses operate along the coast road but no round-town service. Local trains from Querceta 2 miles inland to the mainline station at Viareggio. Local excursions include trips to: Pisa and Lucca; Portofino fishing village and crafts; Chianti country; Carrara town, mountains, marble quarry and workshops. Whole-day trips to: Florence; Siena and San Gimignano; Vinci ? home of Leonardo; Elba scenic island and coastline; guided hillwalks.