The Fantiscritti quarries are white marble quarries located in the municipality of Carrara . The whole, now a museum, was created forty years ago by Walter Danesi. The name of the quarries is due to a bas-relief from the Roman period (III AD), carved on a rock wall and depicting three divinities (“fanti”) with a […]

Latin for “My force is in the wheel” – the quote of Carrara, a town most famous for its legendary marble quarries used to build the Pantheon and Trajan’s Column in Rome, and a place with over 2,000 years of history. Carrara is a city and comune in Tuscany, in central Italy, of the province of Massa and Carrara, and notable for the […]