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The apuan alps' natural park The apuan alps' natural park Presentation Transcript

  • Carrara: environment and territory
  • CARRARA
    Aronta è quel ch’al ventre li s’atterga,che ne’ monti di Luni, dove roncalo Carrarese che di sotto alberga,ebbe tra ’ bianchi marmi la speloncaper sua dimora; onde a guardar le stellee ’l mar non li era la veduta tronca. Dante, Commedia, Inferno, XX, vv. 48-51.
  • Carrara
    Thisnameisn’t a case
    The motto of Carrara is:
    “Fortitudo mea in rota”
  • Territoryof Carrara
    Carrara is a smalltownsituatedbetweenTuscany and Liguria, with the Alpi Apuane on the north-east and the sea on west.
  • Alpi Apuane
    The Alpi Apuane are a mountain range, notvery big butquite high, situated in the northofTuscany,between the rivers Magra and Serchio. Itdeclines on south-eastwith Riviera Apuana and Versilia, on north-eastwith Lunigiana and Garfagnanavalleys. They are animportantdestinationfor mountain lovers.
  • The mountainsofour Alpi Apuane
    Tambura
    Pizzo d’Uccello
    Sagro
    Pisanino
  • Flowersof the Alps
    The flora of the Apuan Alps is characterized by endemic species that grow and can be found only in our mountains.
  • Campocecina
    Campocecinais a mountain location of the Alpi Apuane,it’s an area withoutany precise limits, it’s a very beautiful clearing, fromwhichyou can take pathsto go, forexample, mountSagro or mountBorla. There are many people camping here in summer, and fromthere the viewisfantastic.
  • Campocecina
  • The quarryofpoetry
    Thisquarry, nowdisused, isused in summeras a cultural place: you can findpoemscarved in marblefrommanypoets.This place is also known as "marble book“.
  • The seasideof Carrara
    Marina of Carrara is a resort destination for many families who like to spend the summer at sea and at the same time wish to visit important tourist destinations.
  • The harbourof Carrara
    Ithasanimportantfunction in the economy ofourtownfor the marbleexportation, the mostimportant source ofourterritory. Marble hasbeenextractedfrom the ApuanAlpsforcenturies and ithasalwaysbeen the “dream material” of the mostfamoussculptorsallover the world.
  • Some buildingsof Carrara
  • Sculptures in Carrara
  • The end