Unique mountains born of the sea …
The Apuan Alps are distinguished from the nearby Apennines due to the harsh morphology, with their deep valleys and imposing and very skewed. The Apuan Alps are known for the beauty of its marble, like the famous Carrara marble, known as one of the most precious marbles and the deep abysses and the great cavities of the karst underground.
The geographical position of the massif, its exposure and the different nature of the rocks determine the presence of environments as varied and contrasting, which favor the rich flora and fauna of the area.