February is big festivity month for the ones who live in Tuscany. All dressed up in various costumes, from nun to superman they all heading to the streets to dance, eat, drink and have fun! So as Im spending my winter in Tuscanny, beach town called Viareggio, they also have their own Carnival of Viareggio! It is considered amongst the most renowned carnival celebrations in both Italy and Europe. Its main characteristic is given by the parade of floats and masks, usually made of paper-pulp, depicting caricatures of popular people, such as politicians, showmen and sportsmen. The parade is held on the Viareggio avenue located alongside the local beach. Its actually quite old carnival, it all started in 1873.