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Viareggio’s oldest Hotel called La Locanda de Russie too

The history of this structure began in 1871 as the first Hotel in Viareggio

The Building overlooked one of the largest squares and the promenade

which today is identified in the Hotel Plaza de Russie

The elegant bulding hosted Rilke and Giacomo Puccini but also was the refuge

for the Russians who fled by the Tsarist police and for those who later fled from

October Revolution as aristocrats

Viareggio ‘ s Oldest Hotel de Russie is part of an established Liberty route

with multiple buildings inspired by Art Nouveau

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