Carrara trekking tour in the white marble mountains. Hike off the beaten paths, discover new trails, try a new experience.
The Alpi Apuane is the mountain range that stretches from west to east running in parallel with the Mediterranean sea. Here live side by side the Carrara marble quarries and the Natural Park, in this area you can enjoy uncontaminated nature, hike the ancient trails used by the quarrymen to reach the marble quarries, discover Colonnata that is the oldest and one of the most charming quarrymen’s village, home of the famous Lardo di Colonnata (seasoned pork’s back-fat). Explore the other “paesi del marmo” (marble villages) which were former settlements of the slaves back to the ancient Romans era. Enjoy the walking in the shade of the century-old chestnut woods, have a picnic on the meadows of Campocecina and stretch your sight all over the Mediterranean sea. Walk on the ridge of the mountains overlooking unbelievable marble quarries where the “white gold” has been excavated since the Roman times, taste the authentic flavors of Carrara that tell more about this beautiful land.