The apuan alps' natural park

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The apuan alps' natural park

  1. 1. Carrara: environment and territory<br />
  2. 2. CARRARA<br />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.<br />
  3. 3. Carrara<br />Thisnameisn’t a case<br />The motto of Carrara is:<br />“Fortitudo mea in rota”<br />
  4. 4. Territoryof Carrara <br />Carrara is a smalltownsituatedbetweenTuscany and Liguria, with the Alpi Apuane on the north-east and the sea on west.<br />
  5. 5. Alpi Apuane<br />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.<br />
  6. 6. The mountainsofour Alpi Apuane<br /> Tambura<br />Pizzo d’Uccello<br />Sagro<br />Pisanino<br />
  7. 7. Flowersof the Alps<br />The flora of the Apuan Alps is characterized by endemic species that grow and can be found only in our mountains.<br />
  8. 8. Campocecina<br />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.<br />
  9. 9. Campocecina<br />
  10. 10. The quarryofpoetry<br />Thisquarry, nowdisused, isused in summeras a cultural place: you can findpoemscarved in marblefrommanypoets.This place is also known as "marble book“.<br />
  11. 11. The seasideof Carrara<br />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.<br />
  12. 12. The harbourof Carrara<br />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.<br />
  13. 13. Some buildingsof Carrara<br />
  14. 14. Sculptures in Carrara<br />
  15. 15. The end<br />

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