Tirrenia, Italy

The last day we were in Italy we wanted to get to the Mediterranean Sea.  We woke up and had a delicious breakfast of chocolate filled pastries and Italian cookies.

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We proceeded to a quaint seaside village of Tirrenia.  It was so windy and a little chilly but we all wanted to touch the water.  All along the waterfront were private beaches.  One had to pay to enter and you had access to lounge chairs, volleyball nets, playgrounds, showers, cabanas, lifeguards, etc.  Because it was so windy the water was super rough and no one was allowed to swim.  A nice owner of one of the beaches let us go down to the beach without paying.  He said there is no way we should pay with our huge family!

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The private beach had sprinklers on, to wet the sand so it would not blow in the wind.  The kids had to run down to the water because the sprinklers were everywhere.  It was funny!  Sophie did not want to go down to the water so I stayed closer to the lockers/cabanas.  She enjoyed playing in the sand for a few minutes.

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The kids loved the water.  A lifeguard came out and told them to get out of the water because it was too dangerous and that was the end of our beach experience.  There were no public beaches so we could not find another spot to “put our feet in”.  We then stopped for our last bit of Italian Pizza before heading back to France!

DSC_0317 DSC_0318 DSC_0320 DSC_0321We felt like we were on a movie set!

 

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The red flag means NO swimming!

The red flag means NO swimming!

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2 thoughts on “Tirrenia, Italy

  1. Bummer on the no being in the water!! At least the French are safety conscious!!
    Sure do enjoy your blog and all the pictures.

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