History

The marble related activities have been carried out uninterrupted from pre Roman times until today. The specific qualities of the marble coming from this area have made it

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Geology

The Apuan Alps are located in the North of Tuscany. They are one of the most interesting area in the Northern Apennines in that they form a tectonic window where the deepest structural layers of the chain

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Attractions

One of the main attractions of the region is MuSA - It is composed by three main areas: - The Virtual Museum, which shows works of art, always made from local marble (arranged by artist, by museum and chronologically),

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Geography

The stone-working district of the Apuan Alps and the Versilia coast covers two regions - Liguria and Tuscany - and three provinces – La Spezia, Massa-Carrara and Lucca.

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Culture

The town of Pietrasanta (which translation in English is “Holy Stone”) is considered the historical capital of the Versilia coast and has long been one of the most lively world centres of sculpture.

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