Named after its two main towns, the region of Massa Carrara
is enriched by its history and its location along the western coast of Italy
. It is enhanced with the majestic backdrop of the Alpi Apuane mountains
– where Michelangelo
travelled to choose the marble for his works of art. Related to this history, tour the Cava Museo di Fantiscritti
and the Museo Civico del Marmo
. During August, there is an re-enactment of the ancient method of transporting blocks of marble downhill into the valley – the lizzatura
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. Hike or bike in the mountains. Carra – the city of marble
– has its Romanesque-Gothic cathedral as its master piece. Visit the shops in the Palazoo delle Logge
which was built in the 16th Century and completed in the 17th Century. Their entrances are protected by the long portico, the arches of which support the piazza del Praticino
above. The museum of the Natural History of Man is located here. After a day of exploring, it is pleasure to be able to return to the accommodations you picked from the many vacation rentals available at ownerdirect.com
. Privately-owned villa rentals, apartments, an agriturismo
or a condo rental, can be found at Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
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Discover charming villages.
Visit the enchanting medieval castle at Fosdinovo. The imposing Fortezza della Brunella
is at Aulla. The ancient-walled Fivizzano
is where the Disfida tra gli arcieri di terra e di corte
– an archery challenge – occurs. Here you will find the print museum
, Museo della Stampa
. Rather than stay in a hotel, surround yourself in the heart of Tuscany and stay in privately-owned vacation rentals. Villas, often with swimming pools, or apartments within a villa rental are wonderful.
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offers lodging accommodations for you and your family within a holiday home setting. A condo rental or a chalet rental in the mountains, a cottage in the country or a condo rental within a gated community, choose your holiday home today. Upon your return, add your review
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