Best Photography Locations in Pietrasanta

Pietrasanta is a small town in Versilia, of international importance for the processing of bronze and marble. Thanks to its importance, it attracts artists and sculptors every year from all over the world. Located inland, between the sea of ​​Versilia and the Apuan Alps. Numerous art workshops for marble processing, which are extracted from the nearby caves in the Apuan Alps. Many famous artists linked to the city of Pietrasanta: the poet Giosuè Carducci was born in the Tuscan town, but also Eugenio Barsanti, inventor of the burst engine. The history of Pietrasanta dates back to the Etruscans, the Romanes and the Ligurian Apuana.

They try to find some traces of archaeological excavations. The Longobards people also left deep traces on the territory and on its culture, like the seed from which the Nobles of Corvaia would descend. The city of Pietrasanta was born in 1255, founded by the noble Guiscardo Pietrasanta. He founded the city at the foot of the Longobard Rock. This place was in the past a strategic point, from which it passed the Francigena Way, and for mineral resources such as silver and iron. The creation of the city is a passage between two distinct epochs, that of the feudal period with the new settlement of municipal power.

The strategic location of the city made it a constant dispute between the cities of Pisa, Genoa and Florence. One of the main monuments is the Duomo di Pietrasanta: its real name is Collegiata di San Martino, and seems to be dating back to 1200. The main structure of the church is made up of three naves, and the façade is made of white marbles extracted in nearby mountains.

 

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