Bed and Breakfast Carrara
The city of Carrara is famous in Italy and in the world for the quality of the marble quarried in its territory. The mining activity dates back to the Romans but is in the Renaissance that the large stone blocks acquire their fame, were in fact chosen this marble to achieve sculptures, churches, palaces throughout Tuscany. Even today, the city’s economy is based on trade and stone work, also called ‘white gold’.
In Carrara is not to be miss the lively port area and the gothic-styled historic center in which stands the Palazzo Cybo Malaspina, ancient medieval fortress now home to the Academy of Arts. The city faces the sea in the resort of Marina di Carrara in time became a popular tourist destination for the summer.