Carrara is renowned for its precious white marble, that is extracted in the nearby Apuan Alps. The city historical center has several monuments and important buildings and churches deserving to be visited. Among the most important there is the Cathedral of Sant'Andrea in Piazza Duomo, that has a particular trapezium shape. Close to it there is the palace where Michalngelo Buonarroti lived.
The province of Carrara comes together with Massa and includes part of beautiful Lunigiana. Some of the most famous cities are Pontremoli and Fivizzano.