Exhibitions and Fairs in Marina di Carrara

Marina di Carrara is a seaside resort in the municipality of Carrara that boasts an important exhibition centre: CarraraFiere. The town's economy is primarily based on the tourism, boating and the Fair, home of exhibitions throughout the year. This combination is particularly visible in the activities of the Club Nautico. From an industrial point of view, worth a mention the Cantieri Apuania, specializing in the construction of cruise ferries.

How to get to Marina di Carrara

The town of Marina di Carrara is about an hour's drive from Florence and Genoa, and half an hour from Pisa. The train station Carrara-Avenzana is connected to the exhibition grounds CarraraFiere via local buses. If you want to reach Carrara Fair by car, leave the city from the A12 motorway exit Genova-Livorno. The Exhibition Center is located a few hundred meters away from that point.

Where to stay in Marina di Carrara

Marina di Carrara is located a few kilometers away from Versilia, 14 km from Forte dei Marmi and 30 from Viareggio. The accommodation facilities in the city can host more than 25 000 guests, a number that is double in value if we add other accommodation solutions as campsites, cottages and apartments for rent. The hotel offer in Carrara and its Marina - where the Fair is - is very wide. Hotels in Marina di Carrara are housed in new structures, but also in Art Nouveau-style buildings dating back to the Belle Epoque. The excellent transport links between the city and its coast, allow you to enjoy any accommodation on the seafront and arrive at the Fair in a few tens of minutes.

Marina di Carrara Shopping and Movida

Carrara, Avenzana and Marina di Carrara, form a single urban area, running from the foot of the Apuan Alps to the sea. The shopping opportunities in town are good, with many boutiques, but also excellent deli shops (Colonnata lard is a specialty of the area) and antique shops. In Carrara, the streets of downtown where you will find the best shops are between Via Roma and piazza Alberica, especially for clothing, footwear and accessories. Along Via Apuania you arrive at a covered market where you find gourmet food. In Marina di Carrara, the most shops are concentrated along Via Maggiani, via Venezia and Via Ingolstadt. The city nightlife is mainly concentrated in the pubs and clubs located on the coast. For the more demanding, there is the entire “Versilia by Night” area, which includes famous clubs such as La Bussola and La Capannina.


Cars, flights and hotels


Airports, fairgrounds, car rentals and hotels in Marina di Carrara

Hotel Tenda Rossa
3 star hotel

Marina di Carrara
Viale C. Colombo 14

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