The world capital of marble, Carrara is known for its marble quarries, enormous white wounds that open themselves along wild and abrupt slopes, where small men handle gigantic stone blocks.
What to see:
The Fantiscritti Cave Museum, Malaspina Castle, Parco della Padula, Accademia di Belle arti, Marble Museum, Cave 177, Ravaccione Cave and the several and the artist’s workrooms of Carrara and of the neighbouring villages. paesi circostanti.
How to get it:
By car: Take A12/E80 from Via Marco Polo direction Via Massa Avenza in Massa
By train: Frequent regional trains link the two towns in less than 30 minutes.
How to visit it:
Visit the marble quarries on 4×4 off road vehicle is a unique and profound experience. It means to enjoy the charm of places inaccessible for most of the visitors, travelling along winding and steep roads reaching 900 mt. altitude.
Sculpture enthusiasts can see the characteristic artists’ ateliers, along with exhibits paying homage to important names in contemporary sculpture – whether part of events focused on marble work in Carrara or in neighboring communities
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