Surroundings & Itineraries
Carrara enjoys a privileged position where art, sea, mountains and its long history are within short reach.
The sandy beaches of Versilia, the spells of the Gulf of La Spezia and certainly the Cinque Terre offer a varied choice for sea lovers.
Our territory has a very particular conformation as it contains within a few kilometers the Alps and the sea: amazing!
Genoa, Pisa, Lucca, Florence, Parma are all easily reachable and can be visited within a day trip.
The Lunigiana with its villages, its castles, its parishes, the villages of the high Versilia will give you testimony of a land of passage that over the millennia has been a gateway to the north.
The Carrara quarries create unique environments and landscapes in the world. Their visit will enchant you, you will discover lunar landscapes and the evolution of excavation techniques. Today all this is accessible through organized tours in full of rules and security.
The city of Carrara, unrecognized by many people, will amaze you with its historical center where the Genoese, Este and Tuscan influences intertwine in its squares, in its palaces and in the alleys of the historical center. Here is the marble that is the master in the squares, in its marvelous cathedral, in the ornaments of historic houses and in the study of sculpture.