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Marble Caves of Carrara, Carrara
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Ho fatto molte ricerche on line prima di decidere d'effettuare la visita alle Cave di Marmo di Carrara, accompagnati da una guida esperta e autorizzata piuttosto che usufruire di tour più "sponsorizza... read more »I did a lot of research online before you decide to make a visit to the marble quarries of Carrara, accompanied by an experienced guide and authorized rather than make use of more tour "sponsored". The choice turned out to be great. Our guide, Paul Maggiani, led us through a 4 x 4, in a spectacular and exciting journey through the most significant sites, introducing us to the history of the Cave from the earliest beginnings to the present. A story that interfaces with the art, the exploitation of people and nature, the elderly and, alas, new markets. A trip almost Dantesque. Our Virgil we provided information, food for thought or we pointed out a particular, leaving us time and silence required to process our thoughts. We set off from Marina di Carrara marble quarries of Canalgrande then heading up from Colonnata, Fantiscritti quarries and then, descending, at cave Michelangelo in the mining area of Torano, passing through the bridges of Vara. A first stopover, has allowed us to observe the first panorama, together with a model that allowed you to take the reconstruction of the past of the excavation, dislocation and marble working in sawmills and workshops. Then disused quarries, old and still active. We saw the quarrymen at work and a good fight, "spiders" or "tecchiaioli, experienced mountaineers who remain suspended for hours along the walls of the Apuane Alps to clean them up by screeds or else coming off could endanger the miners and other workers. Once they were, for the most part, a sort of "volunteers", mountain lovers; but it is also a very ancient craft, too. Would be so many things to be added, including reserve for another review and his lard shops, other locations on the tour. The Cave is an experience that I recommend to do, armed with appetite but also of critical conscience that can't miss in front of the gutted mountain, which rises to heaven amazing altars candenti that seem to be a vote or a sorrowful prayer. It is worth adding that this visitor policies also allows people with difficulty coping with arduous paths to enjoy these excursions with comfort and safety. If you have more people the price becomes more affordable and, beyond my choice, you may prefer shorter tours.show original
le cave di marmo di Carrara sono uno spettacolo unico nel mondo. consiglio a tutti di venire almeno una volta nella vita a trascorrere almeno un week end a Carrara, peraltro con un bellissimo centro s... read more »the marble quarries of Carrara are a unique show in the world. I recommend everyone to come at least once in their lives to spend at least a weekend in Carrara, however with a beautiful historic centre. The Alps will leave you breathless with their impact of incomparable beauty. A must in my opinion make the visit inside the quarry and interesting also no slouch in the Danish Museum where you can see the stages of processing of marble ... How was done once the "lizzatura" and you can get an idea of the insight into the difficult profession Quarrymen ... everything then a visit to the nearby Colonnata, localita ' famous in the world for its famous lard.show original
The caves are a great place to visit: the trip there is already exciting, the roads leading up high into the hills and mountains, close to the sea, offering spectacular views at some points. The caves... read more »
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