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Riviera Apuana

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Riviera Apuana is a particular area of Tuscany that extends to the Liguria and which is characterized by the fact that it is composed of several components: a shoreline, a part entirely flat between Versilia River and the river Magra and a mountainous part with the Apuan Alps. All elements that make this area one of the most beautiful in the region.

 

THE PROCESSING OF THE PRECIOUS CARRARA MARBLE

Despite the Riviera Apuana has a centuries-old history that began with the arrival of the Etruscans and Romans who occupied the first floor of local infrastructure is only starting from the 18th century that the territory was an improving the economic conditions. Later, with the industrialization of the city and with the redevelopment of the resort area the whole territory began to be valued for what is beautiful has to offer. From the precious tradition of fine processing marble from Carrara, at popular beaches of Versilia.

 

A TERRITORY DIVIDED BETWEEN SEA AND MOUNTAINS

The Apuan Riviera is considered one of the most popular destinations in the summer to enjoy a relaxing Beach holiday in Tuscany. Versilian coast attractions combine to perfection the entertainment of boys with the opportunity to enjoy views inland. This charming area is enclosed in the Tyrrhenian Sea and the enchanting Apuan Alps, home of the famous Carrara marble, handmade by local craftsmen. The white marble quarries from which this material, are unique in their kind.

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Typical products 

Among the typical products resulting from natural crops and livestock are bred lamb Massese and choto of Apuane, whose milk is used for the tasty Caprino delle Apuane. This intensely flavored cheese is excellent with the Frankfurter Montignano, classic local noble pig parts made from sausage.

 

Municipalities

To compose the Riviera Apuana are the following municipalities: Carrara, Massa and Montignoso (provincial capital).

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Typicality and traditions

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From the Territory

13/04/2018

Irish Festival

The weekend of April commemorating the Saint Patrick's Day in the Apuan coast