Montignoso is between Versilia and Massa stretching from the top of Apuan Alps height to the sand of the coast, crossed by the Pannosa River. You can find a variety of different landscapes from the beaches to the marshes of Porta Lake and finally the mountain landscapes of the Apuan Alps. Montignoso is included in the protected area of Apuan Alps Regional Park. About the origin of its name, it could be linked to the tradition of lighting fires on the mountains in order to make signs to sailor men. From this tradition, the Latin name of Mons Igneus, a mountain of fire. The clear sea waters, the well organized beach resorts, the proximity to Versilia, Garfagnana, Lunigiana and Tuscan cities of art, the touristic airport, the sea port and finally the Spa of Villa Undulna attract every year numerous tourists from Italy and abroad who decide to spend their holiday in Montignoso.