You will walk around cozy medieval Pietrasanta and see why it inspires artists and sculptors from all over the world. It was here that Michelangelo came to find the secrets of local stonecutters, and the central square of the Duomo is still surrounded by creative workshops. I will tell the story of the development of Pietrasanta as a "city of art" and show its main churches, palaces, theaters and streets. You will remember this wonderful town full of joy and inspiration for a long time. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 1.5 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot € 60 per excursion Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
"Business cards" of the city You will see all the iconic places of the historical center: the Romanesque church of St. Augustine, the baroque bell tower, the white marble Cathedral and the Teatro Commune of the 17th century. I will tell you why Pietrasanta plays a significant artistic and cultural role not only for Versilia, but for the whole of Europe. What minerals the city is rich in and why it has always attracted special attention of the Luccians, Pisans, Genoese and Florentines. You will learn how Michelangelo used the wealth of Pietrasanta and why it is called “the capital of marble sculpture and art”
Pietrasanta - "Little Athens" I will show you the courtyard of the former Augustinian monastery, the central city square of the Duomo, the Moroni Fountain and the Moroni Palace. Around the Duomo, you will find numerous creative workshops and architectural studios. I will tell you why modern sculptors come from all over the world to learn the art of sculpting here. You will also learn why Pietrasanta is called "Little Athens" and what cultural events take place there throughout the year. In conclusion, I will share with you some valuable practical advice: which exhibitions to visit, which dishes of Tuscan cuisine to try and where to take a walk in your free time.
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.