Camaiore is a town in the province of Lucca, in the region of Tuscany, on the northwestern coast of Italy. It covers 84.58 sq km (32.66 sq mi) and has a population of 32,000 people (2012 estimate).
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Camaiore stretches from the Alps on its eastern edge, right down to the coast at Versilia in the west. It was founded by the ancient Romans, and was once a major Roman encampment. Its proximity to Lucca, the provincial capital, makes it often overshadowed by the latter.
The nearest airport is the one in
Pisa, the Galileo Galilei International Airport (PSA). From there, you can self-drive to Camaiore on the A12 motorway heading north. Exit the motorway at the Viareggio-Camaiore exit, then head north on the SS1 highway until intersection with Via Italica. Turn right and head east on Via Italica (route SP1) till you reach Camaiore.
Places of Interest in Camaiore
- Chiesa dell’Immacolata Concezione e di San Lazzaro
- Church of San Lazzaro ai Frati
- Church of San Pietro
- Church of Santa Maria Assunta
- Pieve di Santo Stefano
- Teatro dell’Olivo
- Villa Borbone delle Pianore