Carrara Marble Quarries

Carrara marble quarries are situated nearby the city of Carrara in the province of Massa-Carrara in the Lunigiana, the northernmost tip of Tuscany. Carrara marble is a type of white or blue-grey marble of very high quality, popular for use in sculpture and building decor.


Trekking in Tuscany: Paths Near Florence

If you are planning trekking in Tuscany, we have some interesting paths near Florence. You shouldn’t miss Reggello aera and Vallombrosa forest with its wonderful nature. Reggello aera is located about 25 kilometres southeast of Florence. The most famous point of interest is the Abbey of Vallombrosa, located in the middle of green forest and […]

GarfagnanaHoliday ideaMountains

Trekking in Tuscany: Monte Sumbra, Isola Santa and “ghost town”

First weekend of June our team has visited Garfagnana – one of the best places for trekking in Tuscany, but less-visited by tourists. The Garfagnana is a historical and geographical region of central Italy, today part of the province of Lucca, in Tuscany. It is the upper valley or basin of the river Serchio, and […]


Via Ferrata: climbing in Tuscany

The Apuane Alps extend over a distance of 40km, paralleling the coast between La Spezia and Lucca. They form a spectacular backdrop to the many beaches along this stretch of coastline. This mountain range offers enormous diversity for the walker/climber. It rises to a maximum altitude of 1947m in the form of the very steep, […]