Carrara- Marble Capital of the World Carrara is situated in a pleasant valley in the foothills of the amazing Apuan Alps limestone. Known worldwide for its white marble, Carrara has always been home of the greatest sculptors who came there to choose the blocks for their masterpieces.You can stop by the historic Town-Centre and its surroundings sites, or go up to the famous marble quarries themselves. Here are a few highlights of Carrara.
• Fine Art Academy, From Carrara – Carrara Malaspina Castle (XI century)
• Duomo di Carrara (11th century)
• Civic Marble Museum
• Avenza: Torre di Castruccio Castracani (14th century)
• Marina di Carrara
• Fantiscritti Marble Quarries or Colonnata
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