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Explore the marble regions
LUCCA - ITALY
Thanks to its important marble quarries, the land has attracted renowned artists, from Michelangelo to Canova, that have contributed to shape these places; it is today a destination yearned for by contemporary craftsmen, sculptors and artists. The town of Pietrasanta is a veritable open air museum, caters to every tourist’s need. Its strategic position was also an important gateway of the Via Francigena.
The extraction and treatment of stone are deeply rooted in the history of Wallonia because of its extraordinary soil resources. This remarkable geological diversity offers a wide range of stone and marble.
Attica is the region that encompasses the city of Athens, the capital of Greece. The region is famous for its high quality marble of white types, in combination with a very long tradition in the art of marble, the roots of which reach the depths of centuries back ago.
Alentejo has great historical wealth and a well-preserved heritage. Its rural areas have unrivalled environmental conditions, a diversified countryside and natural reserves, being the most active marble region in Portugal. The earliest evidence for exploitation of this resource dates back to 370 BC…
The past and present of Macael, written based on deck and pointer are linked to its white marble. This majestic stone culture, history and tradition of this town sits. Used in countless masterpieces, the Alhambra and the Royal Palace of Madrid are clear examples.