From the Fifties, Forte dei Marmi, located in the Tuscan seaboard, has been the summer salon of business people, Italian and foreign artists, therefore it is not surprising that you will find excellent boutique hotels in Forte dei Marmi. A coastal district in Versilia, well-known for the soft contrasts of the sea with its long stretches of sandy beach and its fascinating landscape dominated by the Apuan Alps with their rugged forms and bare faces of the famous marble quarries. In the countryside surrounding Forte dei Marmi there is an architectural, historical and cultural heritage to be discovered, charming villages perched at the top of hills and the beauty of alpine pastures can be enjoyed. Forte dei Marmi is 30 minutes from the Cinque Terre, one of the most unspoilt areas of the Mediterranean and one of the most extended areas in Liguria. Forte dei Marmi is the home of boutique hotels such as Hotel Il Negresco and Villa Roma Imperiale.